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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lapeer 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 87,904 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,153 100.0   Native 86,007 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,426 5.9       Born in United States 85,555 97.3
Kindergarten 1,486 6.2           State of residence 75,886 86.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,844 49.0           Different state 9,669 11.0
High school (grades 9-12) 5,871 24.3       Born outside United States 452 0.5
College or graduate school 3,526 14.6   Foreign born 1,897 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 473 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 981 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 56,454 100.0       Not a citizen 916 1.0
Less than 9th grade 2,189 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,555 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,751 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,897 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,560 25.8   Europe 696 36.7
Associate degree 4,217 7.5   Asia 202 10.6
Bachelor's degree 4,950 8.8   Africa 3 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 2,232 4.0   Oceania 17 0.9
        Latin America 584 30.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 395 20.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 82,051 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,542 100.0   English only 78,494 95.7
Never married 14,544 21.5   Language other than English 3,557 4.3
Now married, except separated 43,227 64.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,405 1.7
Separated 556 0.8   Spanish 2,104 2.6
Widowed 3,421 5.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,003 1.2
 Female 2,797 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,157 1.4
Divorced 5,794 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 307 0.4
 Female 3,157 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 153 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 87,904 100.0
           under 18 years 1,426 100.0     Total ancestries reported 95,509 108.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 571 40.0   Arab 214 0.2
        Czech¹ 317 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 295 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 63,118 100.0   Dutch 2,166 2.5
Civilian veterans 8,260 13.1   English 12,322 14.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,152 5.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,523 2.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 22,711 25.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,103 100.0   Greek 353 0.4
With a disability 1,581 7.2   Hungarian 994 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,405 100.0   Irish¹ 10,897 12.4
With a disability 8,767 17.4   Italian 3,171 3.6
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Lithuanian 135 0.2
No disability 41,638 82.6   Norwegian 580 0.7
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 8,313 9.5
     Population 65 years and over 8,157 100.0   Portuguese 40 0.0
With a disability 3,341 41.0   Russian 371 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,715 2.0
        Scottish 3,080 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 101 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 82,051 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 49,642 60.5   Swedish 925 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 31,859 38.8   Swiss 209 0.2
 Same county 14,906 18.2   Ukrainian 346 0.4
 Different county 16,953 20.7   United States or American 6,311 7.2
  Same state 14,578 17.8   Welsh 550 0.6
  Different state 2,375 2.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 550 0.7   Other ancestries 11,712 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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