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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Clair 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 256,082 100.0
      enrolled in school 73,803 100.0   Native 250,639 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 5,386 7.3       Born in United States 247,521 96.7
Kindergarten 3,707 5.0           State of residence 153,603 60.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 33,460 45.3           Different state 93,918 36.7
High school (grades 9-12) 16,850 22.8       Born outside United States 3,118 1.2
College or graduate school 14,400 19.5   Foreign born 5,443 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,744 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,743 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 162,715 100.0       Not a citizen 2,700 1.1
Less than 9th grade 10,186 6.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20,918 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 47,381 29.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,443 100.0
Some college, no degree 40,469 24.9   Europe 1,376 25.3
Associate degree 12,399 7.6   Asia 2,019 37.1
Bachelor's degree 19,652 12.1   Africa 119 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 11,710 7.2   Oceania 36 0.7
        Latin America 1,700 31.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.9 (X)   Northern America 193 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 238,509 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 197,516 100.0   English only 227,785 95.5
Never married 55,057 27.9   Language other than English 10,724 4.5
Now married, except separated 100,343 50.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,785 1.6
Separated 4,893 2.5   Spanish 5,138 2.2
Widowed 15,347 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,114 0.9
 Female 12,561 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 3,598 1.5
Divorced 21,876 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 853 0.4
 Female 12,166 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,596 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 682 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 256,082 100.0
           under 18 years 5,610 100.0     Total ancestries reported 253,294 98.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,733 48.7   Arab 322 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,775 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 605 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 180,313 100.0   Dutch 2,998 1.2
Civilian veterans 30,344 16.8   English 18,604 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 10,629 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 768 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 67,230 26.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 63,402 100.0   Greek 487 0.2
With a disability 5,437 8.6   Hungarian 703 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 135,260 100.0   Irish¹ 25,615 10.0
With a disability 27,497 20.3   Italian 6,086 2.4
 Percent employed 53.5 (X)   Lithuanian 823 0.3
No disability 107,763 79.7   Norwegian 1,486 0.6
 Percent employed 77.3 (X)   Polish 6,677 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 31,460 100.0   Portuguese 158 0.1
With a disability 13,880 44.1   Russian 473 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 3,013 1.2
        Scottish 3,306 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 447 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 238,509 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,798 0.7
Same house in 1995 135,145 56.7   Swedish 1,361 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 100,217 42.0   Swiss 544 0.2
 Same county 65,306 27.4   Ukrainian 292 0.1
 Different county 34,911 14.6   United States or American 14,035 5.5
  Same state 11,166 4.7   Welsh 1,312 0.5
  Different state 23,745 10.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 216 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,147 1.3   Other ancestries 81,531 31.8
 
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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