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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 6,730 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,566 100.0   Native 6,691 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 99 6.3       Born in United States 6,674 99.2
Kindergarten 113 7.2           State of residence 5,204 77.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 758 48.4           Different state 1,470 21.8
High school (grades 9-12) 405 25.9       Born outside United States 17 0.3
College or graduate school 191 12.2   Foreign born 39 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 22 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 4,722 100.0       Not a citizen 17 0.3
Less than 9th grade 376 8.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 382 8.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,169 45.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 39 100.0
Some college, no degree 972 20.6   Europe 5 12.8
Associate degree 250 5.3   Asia 23 59.0
Bachelor's degree 405 8.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 168 3.6   Oceania 2 5.1
        Latin America 9 23.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,393 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,454 100.0   English only 6,242 97.6
Never married 931 17.1   Language other than English 151 2.4
Now married, except separated 3,448 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.8
Separated 57 1.0   Spanish 53 0.8
Widowed 567 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.3
 Female 444 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 87 1.4
Divorced 451 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.5
 Female 236 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,730 100.0
           under 18 years 87 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,773 85.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 52 59.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 29 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,129 100.0   Dutch 264 3.9
Civilian veterans 702 13.7   English 1,123 16.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 193 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,172 17.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,454 100.0   Greek 5 0.1
With a disability 139 9.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,339 100.0   Irish¹ 823 12.2
With a disability 616 18.4   Italian 111 1.6
 Percent employed 48.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 2,723 81.6   Norwegian 129 1.9
 Percent employed 84.9 (X)   Polish 17 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,476 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 605 41.0   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 160 2.4
        Scottish 85 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,393 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,854 60.3   Swedish 118 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,522 39.4   Swiss 39 0.6
 Same county 1,276 20.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,246 19.5   United States or American 821 12.2
  Same state 851 13.3   Welsh 89 1.3
  Different state 395 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 17 0.3   Other ancestries 547 8.1
 
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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