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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wayne 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 17,151 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,981 100.0   Native 16,990 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 252 6.3       Born in United States 16,944 98.8
Kindergarten 214 5.4           State of residence 14,082 82.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,942 48.8           Different state 2,862 16.7
High school (grades 9-12) 897 22.5       Born outside United States 46 0.3
College or graduate school 676 17.0   Foreign born 161 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 106 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 11,723 100.0       Not a citizen 55 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,326 11.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,584 13.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,065 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 161 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,429 20.7   Europe 50 31.1
Associate degree 1,145 9.8   Asia 77 47.8
Bachelor's degree 777 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 397 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 34 21.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,129 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,819 100.0   English only 15,772 97.8
Never married 2,268 16.4   Language other than English 357 2.2
Now married, except separated 8,604 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 109 0.7
Separated 187 1.4   Spanish 179 1.1
Widowed 1,303 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.3
 Female 1,087 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 65 0.4
Divorced 1,457 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
 Female 748 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 103 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,151 100.0
           under 18 years 193 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,677 73.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 123 63.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 63 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,074 100.0   Dutch 286 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,681 12.9   English 2,042 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 279 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 21 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,285 13.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,674 100.0   Greek 26 0.2
With a disability 262 7.1   Hungarian 53 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,191 100.0   Irish¹ 1,426 8.3
With a disability 1,605 17.5   Italian 177 1.0
 Percent employed 49.8 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.1
No disability 7,586 82.5   Norwegian 53 0.3
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 117 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,090 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,316 42.6   Russian 25 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 262 1.5
        Scottish 215 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,129 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,421 64.6   Swedish 99 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,688 35.3   Swiss 73 0.4
 Same county 3,684 22.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,004 12.4   United States or American 3,439 20.1
  Same state 1,312 8.1   Welsh 81 0.5
  Different state 692 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 20 0.1   Other ancestries 1,614 9.4
 
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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