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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Benzie 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 15,998 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,445 100.0   Native 15,729 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 215 6.2       Born in United States 15,659 97.9
Kindergarten 189 5.5           State of residence 12,916 80.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,776 51.6           Different state 2,743 17.1
High school (grades 9-12) 830 24.1       Born outside United States 70 0.4
College or graduate school 435 12.6   Foreign born 269 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 97 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 170 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 11,283 100.0       Not a citizen 99 0.6
Less than 9th grade 393 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,258 11.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,107 36.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 269 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,506 22.2   Europe 102 37.9
Associate degree 761 6.7   Asia 16 5.9
Bachelor's degree 1,497 13.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 761 6.7   Oceania 2 0.7
        Latin America 89 33.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.4 (X)   Northern America 60 22.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,061 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,900 100.0   English only 14,470 96.1
Never married 2,386 18.5   Language other than English 591 3.9
Now married, except separated 8,044 62.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 193 1.3
Separated 139 1.1   Spanish 283 1.9
Widowed 966 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 0.7
 Female 774 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 241 1.6
Divorced 1,365 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 65 0.4
 Female 682 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                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 15,998 100.0
           under 18 years 172 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,680 110.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 90 52.3   Arab 31 0.2
        Czech¹ 145 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 74 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,263 100.0   Dutch 804 5.0
Civilian veterans 2,136 17.4   English 2,446 15.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,064 6.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 417 2.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,207 26.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,229 100.0   Greek 38 0.2
With a disability 306 9.5   Hungarian 180 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,945 100.0   Irish¹ 1,863 11.6
With a disability 1,633 18.3   Italian 287 1.8
 Percent employed 54.1 (X)   Lithuanian 46 0.3
No disability 7,312 81.7   Norwegian 677 4.2
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 1,014 6.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,692 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 1,041 38.7   Russian 49 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 368 2.3
        Scottish 624 3.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 28 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 15,061 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,694 57.7   Swedish 399 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,287 41.7   Swiss 62 0.4
 Same county 2,217 14.7   Ukrainian 44 0.3
 Different county 4,070 27.0   United States or American 906 5.7
  Same state 3,353 22.3   Welsh 158 1.0
  Different state 717 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 80 0.5   Other ancestries 1,734 10.8
 
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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