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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 111,564 100.0
      enrolled in school 29,064 100.0   Native 109,679 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,696 5.8       Born in United States 109,157 97.8
Kindergarten 1,531 5.3           State of residence 88,734 79.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,104 48.5           Different state 20,423 18.3
High school (grades 9-12) 6,450 22.2       Born outside United States 522 0.5
College or graduate school 5,283 18.2   Foreign born 1,885 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 961 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 756 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 69,953 100.0       Not a citizen 1,129 1.0
Less than 9th grade 5,756 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,203 11.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 29,386 42.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,885 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,224 16.0   Europe 697 37.0
Associate degree 3,371 4.8   Asia 641 34.0
Bachelor's degree 8,104 11.6   Africa 68 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 3,909 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 331 17.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.0 (X)   Northern America 148 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 103,735 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 86,337 100.0   English only 94,390 91.0
Never married 20,464 23.7   Language other than English 9,345 9.0
Now married, except separated 52,318 60.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,900 3.8
Separated 934 1.1   Spanish 1,210 1.2
Widowed 4,922 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 431 0.4
 Female 4,120 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 7,627 7.4
Divorced 7,699 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,224 3.1
 Female 4,211 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 314 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 198 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 111,564 100.0
           under 18 years 1,434 100.0     Total ancestries reported 108,772 97.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 571 39.8   Arab 214 0.2
        Czech¹ 535 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 118 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 80,915 100.0   Dutch 2,683 2.4
Civilian veterans 9,858 12.2   English 10,676 9.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,474 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 350 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 33,367 29.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 28,000 100.0   Greek 419 0.4
With a disability 1,650 5.9   Hungarian 1,246 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 61,783 100.0   Irish¹ 12,760 11.4
With a disability 9,901 16.0   Italian 4,224 3.8
 Percent employed 57.5 (X)   Lithuanian 106 0.1
No disability 51,882 84.0   Norwegian 360 0.3
 Percent employed 82.1 (X)   Polish 2,083 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 12,643 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 4,769 37.7   Russian 439 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,703 1.5
        Scottish 2,187 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 605 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 103,735 100.0   Subsaharan African 196 0.2
Same house in 1995 62,303 60.1   Swedish 816 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,541 39.1   Swiss 6,191 5.5
 Same county 25,176 24.3   Ukrainian 92 0.1
 Different county 15,365 14.8   United States or American 11,052 9.9
  Same state 10,769 10.4   Welsh 1,101 1.0
  Different state 4,596 4.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 28 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 891 0.9   Other ancestries 11,742 10.5
 
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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