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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMichigan

Social Statistics

Grand Rapids, Michigan,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school57,398100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,3705.9
Kindergarten3,1615.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)24,14242.1
High school (grades 9-12)11,34219.8
College or graduate school15,38326.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over118,579100.0
Less than 9th grade8,9607.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma17,18114.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)30,87026.0
Some college, no degree25,08321.2
Associate degree8,2637.0
Bachelor's degree18,74015.8
Graduate or professional degree9,4828.0
Percent high school graduate or higher78.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over152,548100.0
Never married56,00636.7
Now married, except separated67,43344.2
Separated2,7961.8
Widowed10,0736.6
Female
8,0945.3
Divorced16,24010.6
Female
9,3986.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,327100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,54246.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over144,340100.0
Civilian veterans14,1279.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years48,800100.0
With a disability5,15410.6
Population 21 to 64 years107,989100.0
With a disability21,77820.2
Percent employed
58.4(X)
No disability86,21179.8
Percent employed
78.9(X)
Population 65 years and over20,354100.0
With a disability8,66642.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over181,859100.0
Same house in 199589,22549.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199583,80646.1
Same county
56,11030.9
Different county
27,69615.2
Same state
15,4978.5
Different state
12,1996.7
Elsewhere in 19958,8284.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population197,846100.0
Native177,03289.5
Born in United States
174,82988.4
State of residence
137,69269.6
Different state
37,13718.8
Born outside United States
2,2031.1
Foreign born20,81410.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
13,2946.7
Naturalized citizen
5,0482.6
Not a citizen
15,7668.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,814100.0
Europe3,39616.3
Asia3,20615.4
Africa7183.4
Oceania170.1
Latin America12,77461.4
Northern America7033.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over181,859100.0
English only152,65883.9
Language other than English29,20116.1
Speak English less than 'very well
15,6608.6
Spanish
20,38211.2
Speak English less than "very well"
11,5466.3
Other Indo-European languages
5,0932.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0801.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,1951.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4150.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population197,846100.0

Total ancestries reported

211,431106.9
Arab1,2480.6
Czech16250.3
Danish9580.5
Dutch31,05015.7
English13,6836.9
French (except Basque)15,2172.6
French Canadian11,6570.8
German27,29613.8
Greek5840.3
Hungarian6400.3
Irish117,0168.6
Italian4,1192.1
Lithuanian1,5090.8
Norwegian1,3260.7
Polish15,4427.8
Portuguese1030.1
Russian8560.4
Scotch-Irish2,1701.1
Scottish2,3611.2
Slovak1210.1
Subsaharan African2,6451.3
Swedish2,9661.5
Swiss4750.2
Ukrainian3130.2
United States or American5,9963.0
Welsh8110.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1560.1
Other ancestries70,08835.4
(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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