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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oscoda 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 9,418 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,015 100.0   Native 9,276 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 90 4.5       Born in United States 9,236 98.1
Kindergarten 154 7.6           State of residence 7,779 82.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,005 49.9           Different state 1,457 15.5
High school (grades 9-12) 545 27.0       Born outside United States 40 0.4
College or graduate school 221 11.0   Foreign born 142 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 91 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 6,716 100.0       Not a citizen 51 0.5
Less than 9th grade 531 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,237 18.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,719 40.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 142 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,304 19.4   Europe 58 40.8
Associate degree 386 5.7   Asia 19 13.4
Bachelor's degree 379 5.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 160 2.4   Oceania 2 1.4
        Latin America 24 16.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.7 (X)   Northern America 39 27.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,942 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,681 100.0   English only 8,340 93.3
Never married 1,241 16.2   Language other than English 602 6.7
Now married, except separated 4,931 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 237 2.7
Separated 94 1.2   Spanish 75 0.8
Widowed 629 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 490 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 489 5.5
Divorced 786 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 208 2.3
 Female 373 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,418 100.0
           under 18 years 122 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,745 103.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 54 44.3   Arab 13 0.1
        Czech¹ 48 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 50 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,224 100.0   Dutch 317 3.4
Civilian veterans 1,402 19.4   English 1,053 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 684 7.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 198 2.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,735 29.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,966 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 223 11.3   Hungarian 83 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,062 100.0   Irish¹ 912 9.7
With a disability 1,307 25.8   Italian 244 2.6
 Percent employed 36.2 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.3
No disability 3,755 74.2   Norwegian 78 0.8
 Percent employed 65.5 (X)   Polish 726 7.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,854 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 789 42.6   Russian 61 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 170 1.8
        Scottish 287 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 8,942 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,545 62.0   Swedish 125 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,385 37.9   Swiss 117 1.2
 Same county 1,222 13.7   Ukrainian 19 0.2
 Different county 2,163 24.2   United States or American 865 9.2
  Same state 1,866 20.9   Welsh 33 0.4
  Different state 297 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.1   Other ancestries 878 9.3
 
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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