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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 71,097 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,570 100.0   Native 70,011 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 1,046 6.0       Born in United States 69,677 98.0
Kindergarten 911 5.2           State of residence 50,125 70.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,169 46.5           Different state 19,552 27.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,758 21.4       Born outside United States 334 0.5
College or graduate school 3,686 21.0   Foreign born 1,086 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 600 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 424 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 47,322 100.0       Not a citizen 662 0.9
Less than 9th grade 2,726 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,627 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,692 39.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,086 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,382 19.8   Europe 269 24.8
Associate degree 2,394 5.1   Asia 355 32.7
Bachelor's degree 3,765 8.0   Africa 21 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 2,736 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 374 34.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.1 (X)   Northern America 67 6.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 66,735 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 56,787 100.0   English only 64,057 96.0
Never married 12,229 21.5   Language other than English 2,678 4.0
Now married, except separated 32,662 57.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,046 1.6
Separated 802 1.4   Spanish 1,285 1.9
Widowed 4,473 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 632 0.9
 Female 3,780 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 900 1.3
Divorced 6,621 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 260 0.4
 Female 3,834 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 367 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 71,097 100.0
           under 18 years 1,164 100.0     Total ancestries reported 56,731 79.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 554 47.6   Arab 53 0.1
        Czech¹ 44 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 94 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 53,900 100.0   Dutch 1,283 1.8
Civilian veterans 7,860 14.6   English 6,758 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,291 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 118 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,656 19.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,897 100.0   Greek 99 0.1
With a disability 1,405 8.8   Hungarian 351 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 39,072 100.0   Irish¹ 7,400 10.4
With a disability 8,151 20.9   Italian 1,381 1.9
 Percent employed 57.0 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.0
No disability 30,921 79.1   Norwegian 230 0.3
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 462 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 10,534 100.0   Portuguese 38 0.1
With a disability 4,646 44.1   Russian 72 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 790 1.1
        Scottish 1,013 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 39 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 66,735 100.0   Subsaharan African 166 0.2
Same house in 1995 37,983 56.9   Swedish 290 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,301 42.4   Swiss 109 0.2
 Same county 19,501 29.2   Ukrainian 70 0.1
 Different county 8,800 13.2   United States or American 11,094 15.6
  Same state 3,304 5.0   Welsh 334 0.5
  Different state 5,496 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 451 0.7   Other ancestries 9,466 13.3
 
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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