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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 16,842 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,539 100.0   Native 16,777 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 160 4.5       Born in United States 16,754 99.5
Kindergarten 201 5.7           State of residence 11,135 66.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,676 47.4           Different state 5,619 33.4
High school (grades 9-12) 949 26.8       Born outside United States 23 0.1
College or graduate school 553 15.6   Foreign born 65 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 43 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 19 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 11,733 100.0       Not a citizen 46 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,104 17.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,437 20.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,457 38.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 65 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,439 12.3   Europe 7 10.8
Associate degree 353 3.0   Asia 22 33.8
Bachelor's degree 505 4.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 438 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 33 50.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.3 (X)   Northern America 3 4.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,979 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,912 100.0   English only 15,722 98.4
Never married 2,085 15.0   Language other than English 257 1.6
Now married, except separated 9,160 65.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.5
Separated 208 1.5   Spanish 194 1.2
Widowed 1,068 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.5
 Female 817 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 49 0.3
Divorced 1,391 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
 Female 676 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,842 100.0
           under 18 years 345 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,053 53.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 186 53.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,239 100.0   Dutch 138 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,443 10.9   English 801 4.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 155 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 735 4.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,185 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 289 9.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,509 100.0   Irish¹ 1,169 6.9
With a disability 2,428 28.5   Italian 132 0.8
 Percent employed 45.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,081 71.5   Norwegian 34 0.2
 Percent employed 71.8 (X)   Polish 39 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,160 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,179 54.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 189 1.1
        Scottish 158 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,979 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,418 58.9   Swedish 13 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,495 40.6   Swiss 1 0.0
 Same county 2,900 18.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,595 22.5   United States or American 4,208 25.0
  Same state 2,527 15.8   Welsh 31 0.2
  Different state 1,068 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 66 0.4   Other ancestries 1,188 7.1
 
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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