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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washtenaw 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 322,895 100.0
      enrolled in school 117,309 100.0   Native 289,731 89.7
Nursery school, preschool 5,867 5.0       Born in United States 286,761 88.8
Kindergarten 3,878 3.3           State of residence 194,674 60.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 32,570 27.8           Different state 92,087 28.5
High school (grades 9-12) 14,962 12.8       Born outside United States 2,970 0.9
College or graduate school 60,032 51.2   Foreign born 33,164 10.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 18,914 5.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10,713 3.3
  Population 25 years and over 197,414 100.0       Not a citizen 22,451 7.0
Less than 9th grade 4,673 2.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,043 6.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 33,752 17.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 33,162 100.0
Some college, no degree 40,063 20.3   Europe 7,767 23.4
Associate degree 11,857 6.0   Asia 17,357 52.3
Bachelor's degree 48,034 24.3   Africa 1,740 5.2
Graduate or professional degree 46,992 23.8   Oceania 145 0.4
        Latin America 3,837 11.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.5 (X)   Northern America 2,316 7.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 48.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 302,785 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 262,816 100.0   English only 262,763 86.8
Never married 101,076 38.5   Language other than English 40,022 13.2
Now married, except separated 125,674 47.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,523 4.5
Separated 2,670 1.0   Spanish 8,017 2.6
Widowed 10,528 4.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,920 1.0
 Female 8,551 3.3   Other Indo-European languages 14,215 4.7
Divorced 22,868 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,430 1.1
 Female 13,068 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13,221 4.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,069 2.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 322,895 100.0
           under 18 years 3,573 100.0     Total ancestries reported 369,094 114.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,453 40.7   Arab 4,257 1.3
        Czech¹ 2,485 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,873 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 251,910 100.0   Dutch 7,235 2.2
Civilian veterans 21,738 8.6   English 38,784 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 12,389 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,246 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 68,320 21.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 76,100 100.0   Greek 2,300 0.7
With a disability 5,421 7.1   Hungarian 3,977 1.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 196,798 100.0   Irish¹ 37,278 11.5
With a disability 25,417 12.9   Italian 14,097 4.4
 Percent employed 63.2 (X)   Lithuanian 1,153 0.4
No disability 171,381 87.1   Norwegian 3,789 1.2
 Percent employed 79.6 (X)   Polish 20,937 6.5
     Population 65 years and over 24,592 100.0   Portuguese 265 0.1
With a disability 9,064 36.9   Russian 4,982 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 5,189 1.6
        Scottish 9,916 3.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 907 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 302,785 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,599 0.8
Same house in 1995 130,068 43.0   Swedish 5,218 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 158,341 52.3   Swiss 1,722 0.5
 Same county 69,146 22.8   Ukrainian 2,072 0.6
 Different county 89,195 29.5   United States or American 13,471 4.2
  Same state 53,731 17.7   Welsh 2,585 0.8
  Different state 35,464 11.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,105 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 14,376 4.7   Other ancestries 95,943 29.7
 
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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