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Social Statistics

Portage, Michigan,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,677100.0
Nursery school, preschool8626.8
Kindergarten6645.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,60344.2
High school (grades 9-12)2,62520.7
College or graduate school2,92323.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over29,391100.0
Less than 9th grade6522.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,5375.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,99023.8
Some college, no degree6,90423.5
Associate degree2,4888.5
Bachelor's degree6,86623.4
Graduate or professional degree3,95413.5
Percent high school graduate or higher92.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over35,009100.0
Never married8,52324.3
Now married, except separated20,55658.7
Separated3270.9
Widowed2,1506.1
Female
1,7525.0
Divorced3,4539.9
Female
2,1116.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years431100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15636.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over33,013100.0
Civilian veterans4,31813.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,281100.0
With a disability7457.2
Population 21 to 64 years26,246100.0
With a disability3,53713.5
Percent employed
61.5(X)
No disability22,70986.5
Percent employed
83.6(X)
Population 65 years and over5,162100.0
With a disability1,99738.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over41,825100.0
Same house in 199521,61951.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,57546.8
Same county
11,98528.7
Different county
7,59018.1
Same state
4,0109.6
Different state
3,5808.6
Elsewhere in 19956311.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population44,926100.0
Native42,77995.2
Born in United States
42,54294.7
State of residence
30,84768.7
Different state
11,69526.0
Born outside United States
2370.5
Foreign born2,1474.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9542.1
Naturalized citizen
9692.2
Not a citizen
1,1782.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,147100.0
Europe57426.7
Asia84739.5
Africa803.7
Oceania281.3
Latin America30714.3
Northern America31114.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over41,825100.0
English only39,04593.4
Language other than English2,7806.6
Speak English less than 'very well
6461.5
Spanish
8872.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1610.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,1652.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2910.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5941.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1650.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population44,926100.0

Total ancestries reported

52,928117.8
Arab1600.4
Czech13340.7
Danish2830.6
Dutch5,38812.0
English6,42014.3
French (except Basque)11,9264.3
French Canadian18251.8
German11,56625.7
Greek2860.6
Hungarian3210.7
Irish15,80312.9
Italian1,8764.2
Lithuanian940.2
Norwegian7371.6
Polish2,8426.3
Portuguese650.1
Russian3000.7
Scotch-Irish8131.8
Scottish1,1692.6
Slovak1910.4
Subsaharan African1420.3
Swedish9542.1
Swiss1030.2
Ukrainian890.2
United States or American2,4115.4
Welsh1890.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)640.1
Other ancestries7,57716.9
(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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