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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tuscola 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 58,266 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,594 100.0   Native 57,633 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 735 4.7       Born in United States 57,411 98.5
Kindergarten 762 4.9           State of residence 52,058 89.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,453 47.8           Different state 5,353 9.2
High school (grades 9-12) 4,275 27.4       Born outside United States 222 0.4
College or graduate school 2,369 15.2   Foreign born 633 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 104 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 427 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 37,898 100.0       Not a citizen 206 0.4
Less than 9th grade 2,217 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,924 13.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,828 41.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 633 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,320 22.0   Europe 223 35.2
Associate degree 2,590 6.8   Asia 194 30.6
Bachelor's degree 2,689 7.1   Africa 12 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,330 3.5   Oceania 2 0.3
        Latin America 51 8.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 151 23.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 54,665 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 45,775 100.0   English only 52,538 96.1
Never married 10,436 22.8   Language other than English 2,127 3.9
Now married, except separated 27,728 60.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 664 1.2
Separated 432 0.9   Spanish 739 1.4
Widowed 2,936 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 257 0.5
 Female 2,336 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,134 2.1
Divorced 4,243 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 345 0.6
 Female 2,174 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 114 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 58,266 100.0
           under 18 years 764 100.0     Total ancestries reported 63,271 108.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 222 29.1   Arab 89 0.2
        Czech¹ 231 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 246 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 42,602 100.0   Dutch 1,335 2.3
Civilian veterans 5,747 13.5   English 7,014 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,463 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,713 2.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 19,686 33.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,046 100.0   Greek 53 0.1
With a disability 1,244 8.9   Hungarian 1,243 2.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,342 100.0   Irish¹ 6,065 10.4
With a disability 5,660 17.5   Italian 1,006 1.7
 Percent employed 51.1 (X)   Lithuanian 107 0.2
No disability 26,682 82.5   Norwegian 355 0.6
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 5,323 9.1
     Population 65 years and over 7,171 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.1
With a disability 3,221 44.9   Russian 389 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,037 1.8
        Scottish 1,486 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 120 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 54,665 100.0   Subsaharan African 55 0.1
Same house in 1995 35,180 64.4   Swedish 438 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,314 35.3   Swiss 85 0.1
 Same county 10,802 19.8   Ukrainian 240 0.4
 Different county 8,512 15.6   United States or American 3,598 6.2
  Same state 7,308 13.4   Welsh 225 0.4
  Different state 1,204 2.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 171 0.3   Other ancestries 6,627 11.4
 
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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