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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 42,903 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,488 100.0   Native 42,654 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 418 4.4       Born in United States 42,544 99.2
Kindergarten 562 5.9           State of residence 33,369 77.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,814 50.7           Different state 9,175 21.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,261 23.8       Born outside United States 110 0.3
College or graduate school 1,433 15.1   Foreign born 249 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 94 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 95 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 29,223 100.0       Not a citizen 154 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,481 11.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,128 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,242 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 249 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,707 16.1   Europe 113 45.4
Associate degree 1,200 4.1   Asia 74 29.7
Bachelor's degree 2,100 7.2   Africa 31 12.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,365 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 31 12.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 40,413 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 34,715 100.0   English only 39,805 98.5
Never married 6,417 18.5   Language other than English 608 1.5
Now married, except separated 21,543 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 224 0.6
Separated 490 1.4   Spanish 309 0.8
Widowed 2,872 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.3
 Female 2,306 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 202 0.5
Divorced 3,393 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.2
 Female 1,972 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 77 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,903 100.0
           under 18 years 773 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,416 66.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 472 61.1   Arab 17 0.0
        Czech¹ 21 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,905 100.0   Dutch 501 1.2
Civilian veterans 4,531 13.8   English 4,067 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 381 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 62 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,741 6.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,278 100.0   Greek 31 0.1
With a disability 1,186 12.8   Hungarian 32 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,698 100.0   Irish¹ 3,481 8.1
With a disability 7,720 31.3   Italian 430 1.0
 Percent employed 38.1 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.0
No disability 16,978 68.7   Norwegian 74 0.2
 Percent employed 69.4 (X)   Polish 170 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 6,354 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 3,450 54.3   Russian 54 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 998 2.3
        Scottish 488 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 40,413 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.0
Same house in 1995 27,027 66.9   Swedish 103 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,175 32.6   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 7,560 18.7   Ukrainian 9 0.0
 Different county 5,615 13.9   United States or American 10,751 25.1
  Same state 3,064 7.6   Welsh 181 0.4
  Different state 2,551 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 211 0.5   Other ancestries 3,779 8.8
 
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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