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Social Statistics

Ottawa county michigan dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school73,944100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,4556.0
Kindergarten3,9135.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)31,80343.0
High school (grades 9-12)15,60721.1
College or graduate school18,16624.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over141,870100.0
Less than 9th grade7,3495.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,6228.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)44,10631.1
Some college, no degree31,37622.1
Associate degree10,5837.5
Bachelor's degree25,59218.0
Graduate or professional degree11,2427.9
Percent high school graduate or higher86.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over181,243100.0
Never married46,11525.4
Now married, except separated113,26962.5
Separated1,5460.9
Widowed8,0314.4
Female
6,6643.7
Divorced12,2826.8
Female
7,1473.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,577100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,15244.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over169,912100.0
Civilian veterans17,79410.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years64,200100.0
With a disability4,2286.6
Population 21 to 64 years131,559100.0
With a disability16,20212.3
Percent employed
66.4(X)
No disability115,35787.7
Percent employed
82.9(X)
Population 65 years and over22,579100.0
With a disability8,56137.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over220,333100.0
Same house in 1995121,18155.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199597,03944.0
Same county
48,36121.9
Different county
48,67822.1
Same state
35,13615.9
Different state
13,5426.1
Elsewhere in 19952,1131.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population238,314100.0
Native226,64795.1
Born in United States
225,22894.5
State of residence
184,71277.5
Different state
40,51617.0
Born outside United States
1,4190.6
Foreign born11,6674.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,2831.8
Naturalized citizen
5,5842.3
Not a citizen
6,0832.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,667100.0
Europe2,45321.0
Asia3,85833.1
Africa1050.9
Oceania440.4
Latin America4,59239.4
Northern America6155.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over220,333100.0
English only200,82091.1
Language other than English19,5138.9
Speak English less than 'very well
7,4753.4
Spanish
11,8615.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4,7612.2
Other Indo-European languages
3,5421.6
Speak English less than "very well"
7310.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,6111.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9000.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population238,314100.0

Total ancestries reported

268,326112.6
Arab4730.2
Czech11,3100.5
Danish1,2510.5
Dutch83,54735.1
English21,2308.9
French (except Basque)17,8673.3
French Canadian13,0521.3
German47,22619.8
Greek3600.2
Hungarian1,1270.5
Irish120,1498.5
Italian5,9122.5
Lithuanian6060.3
Norwegian2,4231.0
Polish11,9235.0
Portuguese1810.1
Russian6160.3
Scotch-Irish2,1030.9
Scottish4,1241.7
Slovak3570.1
Subsaharan African1690.1
Swedish5,3852.3
Swiss5610.2
Ukrainian5850.2
United States or American10,6424.5
Welsh9380.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)630.0
Other ancestries34,14614.3
(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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