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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Genesee 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 60,370 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,129 100.0   Native 59,065 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,053 6.5       Born in United States 58,754 97.3
Kindergarten 863 5.4           State of residence 53,212 88.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,435 46.1           Different state 5,542 9.2
High school (grades 9-12) 3,885 24.1       Born outside United States 311 0.5
College or graduate school 2,893 17.9   Foreign born 1,305 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 357 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 650 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 40,125 100.0       Not a citizen 655 1.1
Less than 9th grade 1,993 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,251 10.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,301 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,305 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,248 18.1   Europe 524 40.2
Associate degree 4,799 12.0   Asia 249 19.1
Bachelor's degree 4,062 10.1   Africa 21 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 2,471 6.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 289 22.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 222 17.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 56,738 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 47,609 100.0   English only 54,449 96.0
Never married 11,642 24.5   Language other than English 2,289 4.0
Now married, except separated 26,754 56.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 817 1.4
Separated 1,166 2.4   Spanish 848 1.5
Widowed 3,811 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 331 0.6
 Female 3,074 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 1,105 1.9
Divorced 4,236 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 336 0.6
 Female 2,125 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 214 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 60,370 100.0
           under 18 years 942 100.0     Total ancestries reported 75,079 124.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 360 38.2   Arab 90 0.1
        Czech¹ 147 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 101 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 44,683 100.0   Dutch 1,822 3.0
Civilian veterans 6,169 13.8   English 11,188 18.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,008 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 759 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,892 31.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,153 100.0   Greek 73 0.1
With a disability 1,188 8.4   Hungarian 319 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 33,332 100.0   Irish¹ 11,323 18.8
With a disability 5,217 15.7   Italian 9,316 15.4
 Percent employed 57.3 (X)   Lithuanian 70 0.1
No disability 28,115 84.3   Norwegian 179 0.3
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 6,557 10.9
     Population 65 years and over 7,949 100.0   Portuguese 37 0.1
With a disability 3,021 38.0   Russian 153 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 852 1.4
        Scottish 1,265 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 29 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 56,738 100.0   Subsaharan African 66 0.1
Same house in 1995 37,329 65.8   Swedish 632 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,075 33.6   Swiss 280 0.5
 Same county 11,667 20.6   Ukrainian 245 0.4
 Different county 7,408 13.1   United States or American 2,837 4.7
  Same state 5,930 10.5   Welsh 574 1.0
  Different state 1,478 2.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 82 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 334 0.6   Other ancestries 5,183 8.6
 
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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