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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 113,329 100.0
      enrolled in school 29,896 100.0   Native 108,537 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 2,030 6.8       Born in United States 106,445 93.9
Kindergarten 1,696 5.7           State of residence 76,996 67.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,137 47.3           Different state 29,449 26.0
High school (grades 9-12) 6,822 22.8       Born outside United States 2,092 1.8
College or graduate school 5,211 17.4   Foreign born 4,792 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,701 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,515 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 72,894 100.0       Not a citizen 3,277 2.9
Less than 9th grade 5,946 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,678 14.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,704 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,792 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,987 21.9   Europe 735 15.3
Associate degree 5,654 7.8   Asia 870 18.2
Bachelor's degree 7,483 10.3   Africa 19 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,442 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,054 63.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.2 (X)   Northern America 114 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 105,621 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 88,559 100.0   English only 97,987 92.8
Never married 22,200 25.1   Language other than English 7,634 7.2
Now married, except separated 48,554 54.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,679 3.5
Separated 3,234 3.7   Spanish 5,493 5.2
Widowed 6,472 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,032 2.9
 Female 5,362 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,217 1.2
Divorced 8,099 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 289 0.3
 Female 4,452 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 753 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 303 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 113,329 100.0
           under 18 years 2,544 100.0     Total ancestries reported 97,330 85.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,250 49.1   Arab 236 0.2
        Czech¹ 184 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 93 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 80,160 100.0   Dutch 617 0.5
Civilian veterans 13,376 16.7   English 9,267 8.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,278 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 519 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,230 5.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,974 100.0   Greek 94 0.1
With a disability 2,204 8.5   Hungarian 135 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 60,934 100.0   Irish¹ 6,560 5.8
With a disability 15,349 25.2   Italian 1,801 1.6
 Percent employed 54.0 (X)   Lithuanian 30 0.0
No disability 45,585 74.8   Norwegian 510 0.5
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 797 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 12,212 100.0   Portuguese 88 0.1
With a disability 6,110 50.0   Russian 128 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,942 1.7
        Scottish 1,363 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 106 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 105,621 100.0   Subsaharan African 726 0.6
Same house in 1995 56,011 53.0   Swedish 333 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 46,479 44.0   Swiss 32 0.0
 Same county 27,310 25.9   Ukrainian 121 0.1
 Different county 19,169 18.1   United States or American 18,966 16.7
  Same state 7,759 7.3   Welsh 357 0.3
  Different state 11,410 10.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 97 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,131 3.0   Other ancestries 44,720 39.5
 
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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