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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wayne 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 21,216 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,535 100.0   Native 21,147 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 351 6.3       Born in United States 21,114 99.5
Kindergarten 390 7.0           State of residence 17,963 84.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,850 51.5           Different state 3,151 14.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,491 26.9       Born outside United States 33 0.2
College or graduate school 453 8.2   Foreign born 69 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 37 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 12,933 100.0       Not a citizen 37 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,584 12.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,987 23.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,496 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 69 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,070 16.0   Europe 25 36.2
Associate degree 568 4.4   Asia 44 63.8
Bachelor's degree 854 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 374 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,608 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,143 100.0   English only 19,354 98.7
Never married 3,805 23.6   Language other than English 254 1.3
Now married, except separated 9,082 56.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.3
Separated 481 3.0   Spanish 81 0.4
Widowed 1,344 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
 Female 1,111 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 129 0.7
Divorced 1,431 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.2
 Female 669 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 44 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,216 100.0
           under 18 years 617 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,632 78.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 446 72.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,013 100.0   Dutch 91 0.4
Civilian veterans 1,639 10.9   English 829 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 95 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 420 2.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,515 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 392 7.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,513 100.0   Irish¹ 985 4.6
With a disability 3,297 28.6   Italian 63 0.3
 Percent employed 43.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,216 71.4   Norwegian 10 0.0
 Percent employed 68.0 (X)   Polish 30 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,397 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,357 56.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 214 1.0
        Scottish 262 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,608 100.0   Subsaharan African 93 0.4
Same house in 1995 13,193 67.3   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,296 32.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 4,320 22.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,976 10.1   United States or American 6,039 28.5
  Same state 1,023 5.2   Welsh 11 0.1
  Different state 953 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 119 0.6   Other ancestries 7,460 35.2
 
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.

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