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Social Statistics

Oakland county michigan dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school326,864100.0
Nursery school, preschool25,3827.8
Kindergarten16,7535.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)139,88342.8
High school (grades 9-12)68,45320.9
College or graduate school76,39323.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over807,910100.0
Less than 9th grade23,9213.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma62,7967.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)178,54122.1
Some college, no degree180,20622.3
Associate degree53,7236.6
Bachelor's degree187,27323.2
Graduate or professional degree121,45015.0
Percent high school graduate or higher89.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher38.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over942,387100.0
Never married246,11726.1
Now married, except separated539,10457.2
Separated8,5750.9
Widowed54,8995.8
Female
45,0484.8
Divorced93,6929.9
Female
55,3605.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years15,782100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,80536.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over893,948100.0
Civilian veterans95,45310.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years255,946100.0
With a disability16,9846.6
Population 21 to 64 years720,665100.0
With a disability96,66713.4
Percent employed
61.1(X)
No disability623,99886.6
Percent employed
80.1(X)
Population 65 years and over130,570100.0
With a disability50,64338.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,114,228100.0
Same house in 1995622,08555.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995460,95741.4
Same county
275,63824.7
Different county
185,31916.6
Same state
119,79510.8
Different state
65,5245.9
Elsewhere in 199531,1862.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,194,156100.0
Native1,074,93890.0
Born in United States
1,066,81789.3
State of residence
831,25669.6
Different state
235,56119.7
Born outside United States
8,1210.7
Foreign born119,21810.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
53,0094.4
Naturalized citizen
58,9444.9
Not a citizen
60,2745.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)119,218100.0
Europe36,37530.5
Asia58,49349.1
Africa3,0542.6
Oceania5620.5
Latin America8,8157.4
Northern America11,91910.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,114,228100.0
English only973,06487.3
Language other than English141,16412.7
Speak English less than 'very well
50,4624.5
Spanish
22,7892.0
Speak English less than "very well"
8,4690.8
Other Indo-European languages
58,9655.3
Speak English less than "very well"
18,3971.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
28,9372.6
Speak English less than "very well"
12,3461.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,194,156100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,388,286116.3
Arab19,0301.6
Czech17,4030.6
Danish5,1680.4
Dutch21,6841.8
English135,57911.4
French (except Basque)153,4224.5
French Canadian123,9752.0
German225,42818.9
Greek8,5830.7
Hungarian13,7531.2
Irish1150,32012.6
Italian71,1556.0
Lithuanian5,5740.5
Norwegian10,4130.9
Polish116,8959.8
Portuguese7870.1
Russian27,1012.3
Scotch-Irish18,6891.6
Scottish37,6263.2
Slovak4,1330.3
Subsaharan African6,1020.5
Swedish17,2691.4
Swiss3,3950.3
Ukrainian9,7730.8
United States or American55,2624.6
Welsh8,3890.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,5960.1
Other ancestries329,78227.6
(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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