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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ingham 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 279,320 100.0
      enrolled in school 102,939 100.0   Native 261,857 93.7
Nursery school, preschool 4,520 4.4       Born in United States 260,164 93.1
Kindergarten 3,808 3.7           State of residence 204,528 73.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 30,590 29.7           Different state 55,636 19.9
High school (grades 9-12) 14,779 14.4       Born outside United States 1,693 0.6
College or graduate school 49,242 47.8   Foreign born 17,463 6.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10,733 3.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,577 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 162,909 100.0       Not a citizen 11,886 4.3
Less than 9th grade 5,360 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,981 8.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 38,118 23.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 17,463 100.0
Some college, no degree 39,290 24.1   Europe 3,092 17.7
Associate degree 12,470 7.7   Asia 8,885 50.9
Bachelor's degree 30,151 18.5   Africa 1,321 7.6
Graduate or professional degree 23,539 14.4   Oceania 93 0.5
        Latin America 3,104 17.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.1 (X)   Northern America 968 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 33.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 261,790 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 224,770 100.0   English only 234,888 89.7
Never married 85,439 38.0   Language other than English 26,902 10.3
Now married, except separated 101,587 45.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,142 3.9
Separated 2,715 1.2   Spanish 9,897 3.8
Widowed 10,781 4.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,205 1.2
 Female 8,760 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 7,920 3.0
Divorced 24,248 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,491 1.0
 Female 14,708 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6,886 2.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,746 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 279,320 100.0
           under 18 years 3,409 100.0     Total ancestries reported 303,045 108.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,351 39.6   Arab 2,413 0.9
        Czech¹ 1,956 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,315 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 213,786 100.0   Dutch 9,296 3.3
Civilian veterans 21,201 9.9   English 34,901 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 10,135 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,233 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 60,655 21.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 71,815 100.0   Greek 1,303 0.5
With a disability 6,455 9.0   Hungarian 1,871 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 162,762 100.0   Irish¹ 31,684 11.3
With a disability 26,126 16.1   Italian 10,143 3.6
 Percent employed 57.9 (X)   Lithuanian 782 0.3
No disability 136,636 83.9   Norwegian 3,106 1.1
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 14,197 5.1
     Population 65 years and over 25,408 100.0   Portuguese 224 0.1
With a disability 10,901 42.9   Russian 2,138 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 4,241 1.5
        Scottish 7,223 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 630 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 261,790 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,738 1.0
Same house in 1995 121,729 46.5   Swedish 4,882 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 131,932 50.4   Swiss 842 0.3
 Same county 66,493 25.4   Ukrainian 1,067 0.4
 Different county 65,439 25.0   United States or American 14,096 5.0
  Same state 48,877 18.7   Welsh 1,750 0.6
  Different state 16,562 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 629 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 8,129 3.1   Other ancestries 74,595 26.7
 
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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