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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Macomb 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 788,149 100.0
      enrolled in school 200,126 100.0   Native 719,142 91.2
Nursery school, preschool 13,108 6.5       Born in United States 714,627 90.7
Kindergarten 11,107 5.6           State of residence 618,636 78.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 87,339 43.6           Different state 95,991 12.2
High school (grades 9-12) 43,513 21.7       Born outside United States 4,515 0.6
College or graduate school 45,059 22.5   Foreign born 69,007 8.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23,760 3.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 36,883 4.7
  Population 25 years and over 535,836 100.0       Not a citizen 32,124 4.1
Less than 9th grade 25,755 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 65,616 12.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 175,565 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 69,007 100.0
Some college, no degree 132,819 24.8   Europe 33,672 48.8
Associate degree 41,936 7.8   Asia 24,518 35.5
Bachelor's degree 63,603 11.9   Africa 781 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 30,542 5.7   Oceania 161 0.2
        Latin America 3,173 4.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.9 (X)   Northern America 6,702 9.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 737,174 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 629,189 100.0   English only 645,489 87.6
Never married 161,389 25.7   Language other than English 91,685 12.4
Now married, except separated 354,572 56.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35,934 4.9
Separated 5,522 0.9   Spanish 8,719 1.2
Widowed 46,229 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,312 0.4
 Female 38,047 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 56,136 7.6
Divorced 61,477 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20,752 2.8
 Female 35,001 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9,972 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,727 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 788,149 100.0
           under 18 years 11,101 100.0     Total ancestries reported 966,999 122.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,600 32.4   Arab 16,983 2.2
        Czech¹ 4,836 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,920 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 597,674 100.0   Dutch 10,463 1.3
Civilian veterans 75,322 12.6   English 64,018 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 46,409 5.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 20,533 2.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 189,358 24.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 164,836 100.0   Greek 7,436 0.9
With a disability 12,467 7.6   Hungarian 7,582 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 460,928 100.0   Irish¹ 93,891 11.9
With a disability 71,630 15.5   Italian 108,752 13.8
 Percent employed 60.7 (X)   Lithuanian 2,965 0.4
No disability 389,298 84.5   Norwegian 4,111 0.5
 Percent employed 79.3 (X)   Polish 150,900 19.1
     Population 65 years and over 103,804 100.0   Portuguese 389 0.0
With a disability 43,033 41.5   Russian 6,635 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 10,775 1.4
        Scottish 18,412 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5,058 0.6
  Population 5 years and over 737,174 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,029 0.1
Same house in 1995 429,516 58.3   Swedish 6,567 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 293,799 39.9   Swiss 1,155 0.1
 Same county 186,895 25.4   Ukrainian 8,228 1.0
 Different county 106,904 14.5   United States or American 30,411 3.9
  Same state 83,133 11.3   Welsh 3,731 0.5
  Different state 23,771 3.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 299 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 13,859 1.9   Other ancestries 144,153 18.3
 
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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