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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bay County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 148,217 100.0
      enrolled in school 36,970 100.0   Native 142,835 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 2,585 7.0       Born in United States 139,265 94.0
Kindergarten 2,074 5.6           State of residence 61,077 41.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,773 45.4           Different state 78,188 52.8
High school (grades 9-12) 8,573 23.2       Born outside United States 3,570 2.4
College or graduate school 6,965 18.8   Foreign born 5,382 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,538 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,885 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 99,771 100.0       Not a citizen 2,497 1.7
Less than 9th grade 4,970 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,946 14.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 30,550 30.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,382 100.0
Some college, no degree 24,932 25.0   Europe 1,951 36.3
Associate degree 7,737 7.8   Asia 1,928 35.8
Bachelor's degree 11,017 11.0   Africa 162 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 6,619 6.6   Oceania 32 0.6
        Latin America 888 16.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.0 (X)   Northern America 421 7.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 139,213 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 118,677 100.0   English only 130,288 93.6
Never married 25,036 21.1   Language other than English 8,925 6.4
Now married, except separated 67,536 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,956 2.1
Separated 2,567 2.2   Spanish 3,542 2.5
Widowed 7,886 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,262 0.9
 Female 6,357 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 3,009 2.2
Divorced 15,652 13.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 702 0.5
 Female 8,788 7.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,893 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 878 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 148,217 100.0
           under 18 years 2,770 100.0     Total ancestries reported 135,797 91.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,532 55.3   Arab 408 0.3
        Czech¹ 410 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 448 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 108,692 100.0   Dutch 1,959 1.3
Civilian veterans 22,658 20.8   English 15,621 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,379 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,239 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,943 11.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 31,978 100.0   Greek 460 0.3
With a disability 2,826 8.8   Hungarian 464 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 81,919 100.0   Irish¹ 17,569 11.9
With a disability 18,061 22.0   Italian 4,743 3.2
 Percent employed 53.9 (X)   Lithuanian 149 0.1
No disability 63,858 78.0   Norwegian 1,006 0.7
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 2,268 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 19,001 100.0   Portuguese 280 0.2
With a disability 8,374 44.1   Russian 321 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 3,347 2.3
        Scottish 3,305 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 134 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 139,213 100.0   Subsaharan African 491 0.3
Same house in 1995 68,717 49.4   Swedish 1,206 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 67,750 48.7   Swiss 193 0.1
 Same county 36,951 26.5   Ukrainian 132 0.1
 Different county 30,799 22.1   United States or American 23,863 16.1
  Same state 8,668 6.2   Welsh 928 0.6
  Different state 22,131 15.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 434 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 2,746 2.0   Other ancestries 33,097 22.3
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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