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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Clair 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 164,235 100.0
      enrolled in school 42,822 100.0   Native 159,782 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 2,934 6.9       Born in United States 158,593 96.6
Kindergarten 2,378 5.6           State of residence 141,062 85.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 20,679 48.3           Different state 17,531 10.7
High school (grades 9-12) 10,253 23.9       Born outside United States 1,189 0.7
College or graduate school 6,578 15.4   Foreign born 4,453 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,245 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,548 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 107,583 100.0       Not a citizen 1,905 1.2
Less than 9th grade 4,546 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,915 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 40,018 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,453 100.0
Some college, no degree 27,241 25.3   Europe 1,531 34.4
Associate degree 8,339 7.8   Asia 623 14.0
Bachelor's degree 8,562 8.0   Africa 21 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 4,962 4.6   Oceania 26 0.6
        Latin America 529 11.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.8 (X)   Northern America 1,723 38.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 153,105 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 128,015 100.0   English only 146,860 95.9
Never married 29,530 23.1   Language other than English 6,245 4.1
Now married, except separated 75,452 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,950 1.3
Separated 1,237 1.0   Spanish 2,154 1.4
Widowed 8,674 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 837 0.5
 Female 6,976 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 3,290 2.1
Divorced 13,122 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 804 0.5
 Female 7,007 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 364 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 129 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 164,235 100.0
           under 18 years 2,505 100.0     Total ancestries reported 186,204 113.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,004 40.1   Arab 842 0.5
        Czech¹ 728 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 382 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 120,381 100.0   Dutch 3,037 1.8
Civilian veterans 16,740 13.9   English 18,533 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 12,716 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5,229 3.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 47,321 28.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 38,457 100.0   Greek 600 0.4
With a disability 3,309 8.6   Hungarian 1,565 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 94,036 100.0   Irish¹ 22,182 13.5
With a disability 16,210 17.2   Italian 8,164 5.0
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 352 0.2
No disability 77,826 82.8   Norwegian 998 0.6
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 17,856 10.9
     Population 65 years and over 19,629 100.0   Portuguese 52 0.0
With a disability 8,292 42.2   Russian 1,038 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 3,065 1.9
        Scottish 5,665 3.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 546 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 153,105 100.0   Subsaharan African 236 0.1
Same house in 1995 89,393 58.4   Swedish 1,472 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 62,804 41.0   Swiss 268 0.2
 Same county 39,110 25.5   Ukrainian 864 0.5
 Different county 23,694 15.5   United States or American 9,603 5.8
  Same state 18,949 12.4   Welsh 894 0.5
  Different state 4,745 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 908 0.6   Other ancestries 21,973 13.4
 
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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