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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Traverse 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 4,134 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,000 100.0   Native 4,105 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 53 5.3       Born in United States 4,101 99.2
Kindergarten 53 5.3           State of residence 3,038 73.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 481 48.1           Different state 1,063 25.7
High school (grades 9-12) 291 29.1       Born outside United States 4 0.1
College or graduate school 122 12.2   Foreign born 29 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 21 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 2,850 100.0       Not a citizen 8 0.2
Less than 9th grade 302 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 204 7.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,129 39.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 29 100.0
Some college, no degree 662 23.2   Europe 15 51.7
Associate degree 248 8.7   Asia 6 20.7
Bachelor's degree 257 9.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 48 1.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 10.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.2 (X)   Northern America 5 17.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,903 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,297 100.0   English only 3,789 97.1
Never married 662 20.1   Language other than English 114 2.9
Now married, except separated 2,062 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.8
Separated 27 0.8   Spanish 44 1.1
Widowed 362 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.5
 Female 291 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 51 1.3
Divorced 184 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.4
 Female 89 2.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.1
                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 4,134 100.0
           under 18 years 10 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,917 118.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6 60.0   Arab 4 0.1
        Czech¹ 81 2.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,076 100.0   Dutch 74 1.8
Civilian veterans 430 14.0   English 157 3.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 129 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 21 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,183 52.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 934 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 54 5.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,864 100.0   Irish¹ 434 10.5
With a disability 287 15.4   Italian 14 0.3
 Percent employed 59.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,577 84.6   Norwegian 588 14.2
 Percent employed 78.1 (X)   Polish 178 4.3
     Population 65 years and over 994 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 355 35.7   Russian 19 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 20 0.5
        Scottish 14 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,903 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,741 70.2   Swedish 486 11.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,154 29.6   Swiss 18 0.4
 Same county 583 14.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 571 14.6   United States or American 140 3.4
  Same state 280 7.2   Welsh 5 0.1
  Different state 291 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 8 0.2   Other ancestries 276 6.7
 
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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