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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 47,722 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,913 100.0   Native 46,275 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 642 5.9       Born in United States 45,898 96.2
Kindergarten 577 5.3           State of residence 28,629 60.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,555 50.9           Different state 17,269 36.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,821 25.8       Born outside United States 377 0.8
College or graduate school 1,318 12.1   Foreign born 1,447 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 226 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,046 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 33,326 100.0       Not a citizen 401 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,792 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,625 13.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,498 43.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,447 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,649 17.0   Europe 1,024 70.8
Associate degree 1,910 5.7   Asia 166 11.5
Bachelor's degree 2,947 8.8   Africa 16 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,905 5.7   Oceania 2 0.1
        Latin America 170 11.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.7 (X)   Northern America 69 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 45,043 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 38,398 100.0   English only 42,585 94.5
Never married 8,317 21.7   Language other than English 2,458 5.5
Now married, except separated 22,362 58.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 813 1.8
Separated 826 2.2   Spanish 758 1.7
Widowed 3,463 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 259 0.6
 Female 2,826 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,534 3.4
Divorced 3,430 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 466 1.0
 Female 1,627 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 139 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 88 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 47,722 100.0
           under 18 years 702 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,602 116.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 255 36.3   Arab 44 0.1
        Czech¹ 300 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 167 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,200 100.0   Dutch 1,238 2.6
Civilian veterans 6,011 16.6   English 6,661 14.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,071 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 225 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,473 28.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,220 100.0   Greek 239 0.5
With a disability 840 8.2   Hungarian 364 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,291 100.0   Irish¹ 9,679 20.3
With a disability 4,855 19.2   Italian 5,407 11.3
 Percent employed 50.9 (X)   Lithuanian 558 1.2
No disability 20,436 80.8   Norwegian 412 0.9
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 4,479 9.4
     Population 65 years and over 7,944 100.0   Portuguese 69 0.1
With a disability 3,066 38.6   Russian 1,015 2.1
        Scotch-Irish 490 1.0
        Scottish 681 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 614 1.3
  Population 5 years and over 45,043 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.0
Same house in 1995 30,173 67.0   Swedish 374 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,614 32.4   Swiss 88 0.2
 Same county 6,723 14.9   Ukrainian 334 0.7
 Different county 7,891 17.5   United States or American 2,387 5.0
  Same state 3,474 7.7   Welsh 1,287 2.7
  Different state 4,417 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 50 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 256 0.6   Other ancestries 3,881 8.1
 
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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