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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 26,565 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,292 100.0   Native 26,155 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 387 6.2       Born in United States 25,832 97.2
Kindergarten 403 6.4           State of residence 20,499 77.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,205 50.9           Different state 5,333 20.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,586 25.2       Born outside United States 323 1.2
College or graduate school 711 11.3   Foreign born 410 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 244 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 175 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 17,531 100.0       Not a citizen 235 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,940 11.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,295 18.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,500 37.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 410 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,092 17.6   Europe 119 29.0
Associate degree 673 3.8   Asia 73 17.8
Bachelor's degree 1,338 7.6   Africa 8 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 693 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 205 50.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.1 (X)   Northern America 5 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,811 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,961 100.0   English only 23,417 94.4
Never married 3,792 18.1   Language other than English 1,394 5.6
Now married, except separated 13,468 64.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 423 1.7
Separated 368 1.8   Spanish 896 3.6
Widowed 1,451 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 255 1.0
 Female 1,171 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 369 1.5
Divorced 1,882 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.3
 Female 882 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 103 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,565 100.0
           under 18 years 639 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,489 73.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 328 51.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 16 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,683 100.0   Dutch 243 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,916 14.8   English 2,677 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 299 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,168 4.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,936 100.0   Greek 18 0.1
With a disability 570 9.6   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,852 100.0   Irish¹ 2,047 7.7
With a disability 3,148 22.7   Italian 223 0.8
 Percent employed 45.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,704 77.3   Norwegian 48 0.2
 Percent employed 71.2 (X)   Polish 94 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,832 100.0   Portuguese 59 0.2
With a disability 1,402 49.5   Russian 22 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 495 1.9
        Scottish 271 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,811 100.0   Subsaharan African 33 0.1
Same house in 1995 13,177 53.1   Swedish 70 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,345 45.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 5,630 22.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,715 23.0   United States or American 4,979 18.7
  Same state 3,637 14.7   Welsh 78 0.3
  Different state 2,078 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 289 1.2   Other ancestries 6,591 24.8
 
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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