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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 9,851 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,077 100.0   Native 9,688 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 108 2.6       Born in United States 9,681 98.3
Kindergarten 75 1.8           State of residence 7,611 77.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,021 25.0           Different state 2,070 21.0
High school (grades 9-12) 577 14.2       Born outside United States 7 0.1
College or graduate school 2,296 56.3   Foreign born 163 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 115 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 5,115 100.0       Not a citizen 136 1.4
Less than 9th grade 379 7.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 285 5.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,594 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 163 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,095 21.4   Europe 16 9.8
Associate degree 328 6.4   Asia 27 16.6
Bachelor's degree 914 17.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 520 10.2   Oceania 1 0.6
        Latin America 101 62.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.0 (X)   Northern America 18 11.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,328 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,122 100.0   English only 8,945 95.9
Never married 3,249 40.0   Language other than English 383 4.1
Now married, except separated 3,949 48.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 192 2.1
Separated 38 0.5   Spanish 229 2.5
Widowed 528 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 135 1.4
 Female 439 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 116 1.2
Divorced 358 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.4
 Female 153 1.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,851 100.0
           under 18 years 66 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,319 114.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 35 53.0   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 486 4.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 435 4.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,717 100.0   Dutch 136 1.4
Civilian veterans 859 11.1   English 646 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 214 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,337 54.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,933 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 143 4.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,052 100.0   Irish¹ 1,025 10.4
With a disability 496 9.8   Italian 176 1.8
 Percent employed 57.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,556 90.2   Norwegian 396 4.0
 Percent employed 85.7 (X)   Polish 223 2.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,270 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 514 40.5   Russian 26 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 87 0.9
        Scottish 135 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,328 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,725 50.7   Swedish 865 8.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,482 48.0   Swiss 71 0.7
 Same county 1,424 15.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,058 32.8   United States or American 253 2.6
  Same state 2,268 24.3   Welsh 183 1.9
  Different state 790 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 121 1.3   Other ancestries 599 6.1
 
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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