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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wayne 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 13,259 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,743 100.0   Native 13,213 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 120 4.4       Born in United States 13,160 99.3
Kindergarten 143 5.2           State of residence 10,217 77.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,488 54.2           Different state 2,943 22.2
High school (grades 9-12) 770 28.1       Born outside United States 53 0.4
College or graduate school 222 8.1   Foreign born 46 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 12 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 9,301 100.0       Not a citizen 33 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,675 18.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,073 22.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,191 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 46 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,467 15.8   Europe 15 32.6
Associate degree 258 2.8   Asia 11 23.9
Bachelor's degree 458 4.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 179 1.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 15.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.7 (X)   Northern America 13 28.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,560 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,805 100.0   English only 12,351 98.3
Never married 1,714 15.9   Language other than English 209 1.7
Now married, except separated 6,556 60.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.5
Separated 264 2.4   Spanish 102 0.8
Widowed 1,052 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.4
 Female 867 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 97 0.8
Divorced 1,219 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
 Female 560 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,259 100.0
           under 18 years 324 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,639 80.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 166 51.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 25 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,174 100.0   Dutch 315 2.4
Civilian veterans 1,817 17.9   English 1,184 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 348 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,590 12.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,822 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 235 8.3   Hungarian 29 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,079 100.0   Irish¹ 1,687 12.7
With a disability 1,980 28.0   Italian 217 1.6
 Percent employed 31.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,099 72.0   Norwegian 43 0.3
 Percent employed 68.0 (X)   Polish 85 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,531 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,386 54.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 178 1.3
        Scottish 95 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,560 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,817 62.2   Swedish 65 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,718 37.6   Swiss 7 0.1
 Same county 2,263 18.0   Ukrainian 17 0.1
 Different county 2,455 19.5   United States or American 2,685 20.3
  Same state 1,676 13.3   Welsh 28 0.2
  Different state 779 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.2   Other ancestries 1,999 15.1
 
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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