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Social Statistics

Detroit, Michigan,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school295,623100.0
Nursery school, preschool18,0586.1
Kindergarten16,8885.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)148,61050.3
High school (grades 9-12)63,14121.4
College or graduate school48,92616.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over563,979100.0
Less than 9th grade44,1597.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma127,09422.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)169,47530.0
Some college, no degree132,54023.5
Associate degree28,8755.1
Bachelor's degree38,3566.8
Graduate or professional degree23,4804.2
Percent high school graduate or higher69.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over698,253100.0
Never married304,65443.6
Now married, except separated217,87531.2
Separated29,0794.2
Widowed58,1178.3
Female
46,5466.7
Divorced88,52812.7
Female
52,8547.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years38,775100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17,08644.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over655,547100.0
Civilian veterans67,08110.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years258,425100.0
With a disability29,36311.4
Population 21 to 64 years510,135100.0
With a disability163,82232.1
Percent employed
44.8(X)
No disability346,31367.9
Percent employed
65.3(X)
Population 65 years and over95,695100.0
With a disability51,70854.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over875,384100.0
Same house in 1995525,31760.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995331,17137.8
Same county
279,96232.0
Different county
51,2095.8
Same state
24,8282.8
Different state
26,3813.0
Elsewhere in 199518,8962.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population951,270100.0
Native905,72995.2
Born in United States
899,39694.5
State of residence
671,14770.6
Different state
228,24924.0
Born outside United States
6,3330.7
Foreign born45,5414.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
25,7202.7
Naturalized citizen
15,3201.6
Not a citizen
30,2213.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)45,541100.0
Europe5,60012.3
Asia15,11433.2
Africa3,2497.1
Oceania510.1
Latin America19,78943.5
Northern America1,7383.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over875,384100.0
English only795,20490.8
Language other than English80,1809.2
Speak English less than 'very well
38,4334.4
Spanish
43,0074.9
Speak English less than "very well"
22,3402.6
Other Indo-European languages
18,0982.1
Speak English less than "very well"
6,8220.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,0530.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,8750.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population951,270100.0

Total ancestries reported

803,66384.5
Arab8,3000.9
Czech16640.1
Danish4050.0
Dutch1,6090.2
English7,1880.8
French (except Basque)15,1400.5
French Canadian12,1860.2
German16,8911.8
Greek6530.1
Hungarian1,5270.2
Irish114,4301.5
Italian7,4430.8
Lithuanian5970.1
Norwegian6670.1
Polish18,9922.0
Portuguese1280.0
Russian1,1390.1
Scotch-Irish1,5260.2
Scottish2,2740.2
Slovak4550.0
Subsaharan African16,8701.8
Swedish8330.1
Swiss980.0
Ukrainian1,3460.1
United States or American11,5741.2
Welsh4280.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,4130.4
Other ancestries676,88771.2
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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