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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Saginaw 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 210,039 100.0
      enrolled in school 58,489 100.0   Native 205,749 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 3,566 6.1       Born in United States 205,029 97.6
Kindergarten 3,299 5.6           State of residence 173,751 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 27,056 46.3           Different state 31,278 14.9
High school (grades 9-12) 12,956 22.2       Born outside United States 720 0.3
College or graduate school 11,612 19.9   Foreign born 4,290 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,553 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,252 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 135,198 100.0       Not a citizen 2,038 1.0
Less than 9th grade 6,979 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17,927 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 48,877 36.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,290 100.0
Some college, no degree 29,897 22.1   Europe 1,126 26.2
Associate degree 10,020 7.4   Asia 1,640 38.2
Bachelor's degree 14,217 10.5   Africa 87 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 7,281 5.4   Oceania 29 0.7
        Latin America 984 22.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 424 9.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 195,858 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 163,481 100.0   English only 183,338 93.6
Never married 45,672 27.9   Language other than English 12,520 6.4
Now married, except separated 86,803 53.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,474 1.8
Separated 2,736 1.7   Spanish 7,199 3.7
Widowed 12,179 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,957 1.0
 Female 9,933 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 3,598 1.8
Divorced 16,091 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 842 0.4
 Female 9,157 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,151 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 500 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 210,039 100.0
           under 18 years 3,982 100.0     Total ancestries reported 229,474 109.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,959 49.2   Arab 498 0.2
        Czech¹ 2,317 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 472 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 154,141 100.0   Dutch 3,095 1.5
Civilian veterans 19,756 12.8   English 16,980 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,713 6.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,065 1.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 61,430 29.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 50,449 100.0   Greek 688 0.3
With a disability 4,785 9.5   Hungarian 1,963 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 115,189 100.0   Irish¹ 18,134 8.6
With a disability 22,552 19.6   Italian 5,474 2.6
 Percent employed 49.2 (X)   Lithuanian 546 0.3
No disability 92,637 80.4   Norwegian 939 0.4
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 17,311 8.2
     Population 65 years and over 27,183 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.0
With a disability 11,867 43.7   Russian 1,226 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 2,285 1.1
        Scottish 4,647 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 761 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 195,858 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,321 0.6
Same house in 1995 120,547 61.5   Swedish 1,646 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 73,743 37.7   Swiss 421 0.2
 Same county 50,925 26.0   Ukrainian 387 0.2
 Different county 22,818 11.7   United States or American 9,232 4.4
  Same state 15,867 8.1   Welsh 858 0.4
  Different state 6,951 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 44 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,568 0.8   Other ancestries 59,000 28.1
 
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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