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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 93,765 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,533 100.0   Native 91,608 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,470 6.0       Born in United States 90,794 96.8
Kindergarten 1,297 5.3           State of residence 79,957 85.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,738 51.9           Different state 10,837 11.6
High school (grades 9-12) 5,757 23.5       Born outside United States 814 0.9
College or graduate school 3,271 13.3   Foreign born 2,157 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 424 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,388 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 61,731 100.0       Not a citizen 769 0.8
Less than 9th grade 3,697 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,257 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 22,316 36.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,157 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,526 18.7   Europe 932 43.2
Associate degree 6,422 10.4   Asia 381 17.7
Bachelor's degree 6,605 10.7   Africa 9 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,908 6.3   Oceania 9 0.4
        Latin America 453 21.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.3 (X)   Northern America 373 17.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 87,737 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 72,560 100.0   English only 83,642 95.3
Never married 16,842 23.2   Language other than English 4,095 4.7
Now married, except separated 41,942 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,298 1.5
Separated 2,219 3.1   Spanish 1,930 2.2
Widowed 4,661 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 689 0.8
 Female 3,660 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,870 2.1
Divorced 6,896 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 478 0.5
 Female 3,779 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 260 0.3
                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 93,765 100.0
           under 18 years 1,415 100.0     Total ancestries reported 111,292 118.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 539 38.1   Arab 176 0.2
        Czech¹ 190 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 322 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 68,078 100.0   Dutch 13,582 14.5
Civilian veterans 9,151 13.4   English 15,459 16.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,723 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,620 1.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,740 23.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,630 100.0   Greek 187 0.2
With a disability 1,890 8.4   Hungarian 254 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 52,926 100.0   Irish¹ 14,118 15.1
With a disability 8,372 15.8   Italian 11,561 12.3
 Percent employed 52.7 (X)   Lithuanian 186 0.2
No disability 44,554 84.2   Norwegian 323 0.3
 Percent employed 82.3 (X)   Polish 3,806 4.1
     Population 65 years and over 10,883 100.0   Portuguese 89 0.1
With a disability 4,063 37.3   Russian 306 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,112 1.2
        Scottish 2,023 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 100 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 87,737 100.0   Subsaharan African 105 0.1
Same house in 1995 55,621 63.4   Swedish 756 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 31,698 36.1   Swiss 296 0.3
 Same county 19,036 21.7   Ukrainian 603 0.6
 Different county 12,662 14.4   United States or American 6,727 7.2
  Same state 10,188 11.6   Welsh 816 0.9
  Different state 2,474 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 169 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 418 0.5   Other ancestries 9,943 10.6
 
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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