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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Genesee 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 436,141 100.0
      enrolled in school 120,255 100.0   Native 426,788 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 7,954 6.6       Born in United States 425,253 97.5
Kindergarten 7,245 6.0           State of residence 343,944 78.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 56,865 47.3           Different state 81,309 18.6
High school (grades 9-12) 25,941 21.6       Born outside United States 1,535 0.4
College or graduate school 22,250 18.5   Foreign born 9,353 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,607 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,867 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 277,660 100.0       Not a citizen 3,486 0.8
Less than 9th grade 10,917 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 35,893 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 92,661 33.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 9,353 100.0
Some college, no degree 71,023 25.6   Europe 3,328 35.6
Associate degree 22,107 8.0   Asia 3,260 34.9
Bachelor's degree 29,272 10.5   Africa 428 4.6
Graduate or professional degree 15,787 5.7   Oceania 48 0.5
        Latin America 990 10.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.1 (X)   Northern America 1,299 13.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 404,586 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 335,633 100.0   English only 386,259 95.5
Never married 94,611 28.2   Language other than English 18,327 4.5
Now married, except separated 172,152 51.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,112 1.3
Separated 6,334 1.9   Spanish 7,556 1.9
Widowed 21,791 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,227 0.6
 Female 18,254 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 6,256 1.5
Divorced 40,745 12.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,551 0.4
 Female 23,396 7.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,645 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 660 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 436,141 100.0
           under 18 years 9,579 100.0     Total ancestries reported 447,033 102.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,749 49.6   Arab 3,142 0.7
        Czech¹ 3,495 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,327 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 316,706 100.0   Dutch 9,274 2.1
Civilian veterans 41,800 13.2   English 46,493 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 22,155 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10,828 2.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 73,048 16.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 104,792 100.0   Greek 1,575 0.4
With a disability 9,690 9.2   Hungarian 5,440 1.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 248,059 100.0   Irish¹ 48,070 11.0
With a disability 51,905 20.9   Italian 11,096 2.5
 Percent employed 51.3 (X)   Lithuanian 480 0.1
No disability 196,154 79.1   Norwegian 3,297 0.8
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 22,800 5.2
     Population 65 years and over 49,218 100.0   Portuguese 156 0.0
With a disability 21,219 43.1   Russian 1,607 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 5,602 1.3
        Scottish 9,040 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,435 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 404,586 100.0   Subsaharan African 4,078 0.9
Same house in 1995 229,690 56.8   Swedish 5,195 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 172,165 42.6   Swiss 672 0.2
 Same county 126,286 31.2   Ukrainian 1,399 0.3
 Different county 45,879 11.3   United States or American 30,649 7.0
  Same state 30,246 7.5   Welsh 2,138 0.5
  Different state 15,633 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 443 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,731 0.7   Other ancestries 122,099 28.0
 
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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