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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 19,923 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,496 100.0   Native 19,664 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 265 5.9       Born in United States 19,641 98.6
Kindergarten 244 5.4           State of residence 16,396 82.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,453 54.6           Different state 3,245 16.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,111 24.7       Born outside United States 23 0.1
College or graduate school 423 9.4   Foreign born 259 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 197 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 62 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,153 100.0       Not a citizen 197 1.0
Less than 9th grade 3,435 26.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,121 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,705 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 259 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,523 11.6   Europe 57 22.0
Associate degree 419 3.2   Asia 5 1.9
Bachelor's degree 533 4.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 417 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 197 76.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 57.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,581 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,797 100.0   English only 18,123 97.5
Never married 2,890 18.3   Language other than English 458 2.5
Now married, except separated 9,767 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 214 1.2
Separated 253 1.6   Spanish 287 1.5
Widowed 1,265 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 212 1.1
 Female 1,001 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 148 0.8
Divorced 1,622 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
 Female 801 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,923 100.0
           under 18 years 357 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,730 63.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 253 70.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,865 100.0   Dutch 90 0.5
Civilian veterans 1,772 11.9   English 1,306 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 85 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,072 5.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,515 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 583 12.9   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,309 100.0   Irish¹ 982 4.9
With a disability 4,364 38.6   Italian 62 0.3
 Percent employed 41.1 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 6,945 61.4   Norwegian 19 0.1
 Percent employed 67.8 (X)   Polish 11 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,578 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,591 61.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 203 1.0
        Scottish 181 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,581 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,770 63.3   Swedish 23 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,659 35.8   Swiss 14 0.1
 Same county 4,525 24.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,134 11.5   United States or American 6,606 33.2
  Same state 1,048 5.6   Welsh 26 0.1
  Different state 1,086 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 152 0.8   Other ancestries 1,949 9.8
 
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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