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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bay 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 110,157 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,880 100.0   Native 108,621 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,843 6.6       Born in United States 108,355 98.4
Kindergarten 1,467 5.3           State of residence 98,856 89.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,576 45.1           Different state 9,499 8.6
High school (grades 9-12) 6,550 23.5       Born outside United States 266 0.2
College or graduate school 5,444 19.5   Foreign born 1,536 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 486 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 859 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 74,146 100.0       Not a citizen 677 0.6
Less than 9th grade 4,522 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,505 11.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 27,407 37.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,536 100.0
Some college, no degree 17,264 23.3   Europe 546 35.5
Associate degree 5,933 8.0   Asia 463 30.1
Bachelor's degree 7,224 9.7   Africa 19 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,291 4.4   Oceania 5 0.3
        Latin America 277 18.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 226 14.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 103,467 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 88,069 100.0   English only 98,294 95.0
Never married 21,947 24.9   Language other than English 5,173 5.0
Now married, except separated 49,673 56.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,506 1.5
Separated 911 1.0   Spanish 2,388 2.3
Widowed 6,999 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 708 0.7
 Female 5,779 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 2,303 2.2
Divorced 8,539 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 584 0.6
 Female 4,873 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 393 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 212 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 110,157 100.0
           under 18 years 1,447 100.0     Total ancestries reported 131,262 119.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 562 38.8   Arab 269 0.2
        Czech¹ 495 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 155 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 83,243 100.0   Dutch 2,948 2.7
Civilian veterans 11,798 14.2   English 9,333 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 15,813 14.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,692 4.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 34,534 31.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 24,248 100.0   Greek 246 0.2
With a disability 1,883 7.8   Hungarian 1,066 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 62,734 100.0   Irish¹ 11,961 10.9
With a disability 11,578 18.5   Italian 2,052 1.9
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 256 0.2
No disability 51,156 81.5   Norwegian 444 0.4
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Polish 23,816 21.6
     Population 65 years and over 15,554 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.0
With a disability 6,740 43.3   Russian 632 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,276 1.2
        Scottish 2,384 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 139 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 103,467 100.0   Subsaharan African 81 0.1
Same house in 1995 67,351 65.1   Swedish 1,092 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 35,842 34.6   Swiss 317 0.3
 Same county 24,959 24.1   Ukrainian 352 0.3
 Different county 10,883 10.5   United States or American 4,473 4.1
  Same state 7,955 7.7   Welsh 396 0.4
  Different state 2,928 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 274 0.3   Other ancestries 12,019 10.9
 
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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