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Social Statistics

Sterling Heights, Michigan

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school33,141100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0246.1
Kindergarten1,5884.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,95542.1
High school (grades 9-12)7,40122.3
College or graduate school8,17324.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over83,774100.0
Less than 9th grade5,3686.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,0599.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)24,46829.2
Some college, no degree19,73823.6
Associate degree6,9058.2
Bachelor's degree13,16615.7
Graduate or professional degree6,0707.2
Percent high school graduate or higher84.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over99,643100.0
Never married25,52725.6
Now married, except separated59,78860.0
Separated5410.5
Widowed6,2106.2
Female
5,1635.2
Divorced7,5777.6
Female
4,5734.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,128100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren64130.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over94,390100.0
Civilian veterans10,08510.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years26,441100.0
With a disability1,8096.8
Population 21 to 64 years75,563100.0
With a disability11,06414.6
Percent employed
63.8(X)
No disability64,49985.4
Percent employed
79.5(X)
Population 65 years and over13,924100.0
With a disability5,65940.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over116,666100.0
Same house in 199570,15460.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199542,68536.6
Same county
23,41320.1
Different county
19,27216.5
Same state
15,56713.3
Different state
3,7053.2
Elsewhere in 19953,8273.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population124,471100.0
Native103,32583.0
Born in United States
102,51982.4
State of residence
89,14771.6
Different state
13,37210.7
Born outside United States
8060.6
Foreign born21,14617.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8,3806.7
Naturalized citizen
11,1659.0
Not a citizen
9,9818.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)21,146100.0
Europe8,69041.1
Asia10,82351.2
Africa2831.3
Oceania710.3
Latin America3521.7
Northern America9274.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over116,666100.0
English only89,68076.9
Language other than English26,98623.1
Speak English less than 'very well
11,5489.9
Spanish
1,1671.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3610.3
Other Indo-European languages
14,27812.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5,9805.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,2172.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5221.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population124,471100.0

Total ancestries reported

150,391120.8
Arab4,5983.7
Czech17670.6
Danish2230.2
Dutch1,4381.2
English9,2647.4
French (except Basque)15,7444.6
French Canadian12,6792.2
German24,81419.9
Greek1,0860.9
Hungarian1,3221.1
Irish111,9499.6
Italian16,55613.3
Lithuanian4050.3
Norwegian5560.4
Polish26,12321.0
Portuguese920.1
Russian8860.7
Scotch-Irish1,6541.3
Scottish2,7652.2
Slovak9370.8
Subsaharan African930.1
Swedish7580.6
Swiss1350.1
Ukrainian1,4051.1
United States or American4,3573.5
Welsh4360.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)290.0
Other ancestries29,32023.6
(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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