Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shiawassee 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 71,687 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,093 100.0   Native 70,844 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,306 6.8       Born in United States 70,650 98.6
Kindergarten 1,016 5.3           State of residence 62,883 87.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,309 48.8           Different state 7,767 10.8
High school (grades 9-12) 4,522 23.7       Born outside United States 194 0.3
College or graduate school 2,940 15.4   Foreign born 843 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 160 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 467 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 46,557 100.0       Not a citizen 376 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,821 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,455 11.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,897 38.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 843 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,429 24.5   Europe 436 51.7
Associate degree 3,561 7.6   Asia 103 12.2
Bachelor's degree 4,120 8.8   Africa 9 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,274 4.9   Oceania 32 3.8
        Latin America 123 14.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 140 16.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 66,861 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 55,735 100.0   English only 64,894 97.1
Never married 12,106 21.7   Language other than English 1,967 2.9
Now married, except separated 33,722 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 501 0.7
Separated 691 1.2   Spanish 738 1.1
Widowed 3,548 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 254 0.4
 Female 2,859 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,079 1.6
Divorced 5,668 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 202 0.3
 Female 3,120 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 74 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 71,687 100.0
           under 18 years 992 100.0     Total ancestries reported 75,721 105.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 340 34.3   Arab 127 0.2
        Czech¹ 2,378 3.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 261 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 52,421 100.0   Dutch 2,488 3.5
Civilian veterans 7,152 13.6   English 11,059 15.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,745 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,471 2.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,740 26.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,195 100.0   Greek 93 0.1
With a disability 1,256 7.3   Hungarian 849 1.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,879 100.0   Irish¹ 9,050 12.6
With a disability 7,055 17.3   Italian 1,755 2.4
 Percent employed 53.8 (X)   Lithuanian 70 0.1
No disability 33,824 82.7   Norwegian 376 0.5
 Percent employed 79.3 (X)   Polish 3,206 4.5
     Population 65 years and over 8,281 100.0   Portuguese 42 0.1
With a disability 3,410 41.2   Russian 263 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 874 1.2
        Scottish 1,981 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 607 0.8
  Population 5 years and over 66,861 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.0
Same house in 1995 42,171 63.1   Swedish 939 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,450 36.6   Swiss 177 0.2
 Same county 14,315 21.4   Ukrainian 149 0.2
 Different county 10,135 15.2   United States or American 7,336 10.2
  Same state 8,213 12.3   Welsh 333 0.5
  Different state 1,922 2.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 240 0.4   Other ancestries 7,321 10.2
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #