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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lucas 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 455,054 100.0
      enrolled in school 129,500 100.0   Native 440,572 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 8,746 6.8       Born in United States 438,465 96.4
Kindergarten 7,412 5.7           State of residence 350,108 76.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 56,128 43.3           Different state 88,357 19.4
High school (grades 9-12) 25,408 19.6       Born outside United States 2,107 0.5
College or graduate school 31,806 24.6   Foreign born 14,482 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,871 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,621 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 291,022 100.0       Not a citizen 6,861 1.5
Less than 9th grade 11,857 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 37,842 13.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 94,008 32.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 14,482 100.0
Some college, no degree 64,245 22.1   Europe 3,540 24.4
Associate degree 21,200 7.3   Asia 6,152 42.5
Bachelor's degree 40,243 13.8   Africa 805 5.6
Graduate or professional degree 21,627 7.4   Oceania 75 0.5
        Latin America 2,768 19.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.9 (X)   Northern America 1,142 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 424,043 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 355,014 100.0   English only 395,364 93.2
Never married 105,001 29.6   Language other than English 28,679 6.8
Now married, except separated 175,395 49.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,087 2.1
Separated 5,845 1.6   Spanish 12,077 2.8
Widowed 26,291 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,038 1.0
 Female 21,509 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 9,552 2.3
Divorced 42,482 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,382 0.6
 Female 23,976 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,506 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,634 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 455,054 100.0
           under 18 years 7,736 100.0     Total ancestries reported 490,541 107.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,723 48.1   Arab 5,307 1.2
        Czech¹ 2,345 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 756 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 335,638 100.0   Dutch 7,283 1.6
Civilian veterans 42,878 12.8   English 33,483 7.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 22,187 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,838 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 122,098 26.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 107,339 100.0   Greek 2,797 0.6
With a disability 10,947 10.2   Hungarian 10,247 2.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 255,756 100.0   Irish¹ 52,535 11.5
With a disability 50,274 19.7   Italian 15,805 3.5
 Percent employed 54.3 (X)   Lithuanian 476 0.1
No disability 205,482 80.3   Norwegian 1,669 0.4
 Percent employed 78.9 (X)   Polish 46,618 10.2
     Population 65 years and over 56,491 100.0   Portuguese 198 0.0
With a disability 24,203 42.8   Russian 2,562 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 5,024 1.1
        Scottish 6,351 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,708 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 424,043 100.0   Subsaharan African 3,137 0.7
Same house in 1995 239,852 56.6   Swedish 2,983 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 179,168 42.3   Swiss 2,343 0.5
 Same county 131,779 31.1   Ukrainian 924 0.2
 Different county 47,389 11.2   United States or American 19,530 4.3
  Same state 22,314 5.3   Welsh 3,017 0.7
  Different state 25,075 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 597 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 5,023 1.2   Other ancestries 114,723 25.2
 
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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