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Wayne county michigan dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school587,853100.0
Nursery school, preschool38,5436.6
Kindergarten32,9505.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)278,81547.4
High school (grades 9-12)126,69921.6
College or graduate school110,84618.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,305,288100.0
Less than 9th grade80,3286.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma220,17816.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)399,88530.6
Some college, no degree303,85123.3
Associate degree76,2545.8
Bachelor's degree141,86610.9
Graduate or professional degree82,9266.4
Percent high school graduate or higher77.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,571,146100.0
Never married531,95633.9
Now married, except separated695,20844.2
Separated40,2442.6
Widowed123,7247.9
Female
100,4106.4
Divorced180,01411.5
Female
105,3896.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years57,834100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24,76742.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,483,732100.0
Civilian veterans172,43511.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years501,292100.0
With a disability47,9199.6
Population 21 to 64 years1,146,478100.0
With a disability273,14623.8
Percent employed
48.7(X)
No disability873,33276.2
Percent employed
72.9(X)
Population 65 years and over240,778100.0
With a disability112,86846.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,909,251100.0
Same house in 19951,145,37260.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995721,14937.8
Same county
571,21529.9
Different county
149,9347.9
Same state
82,1104.3
Different state
67,8243.6
Elsewhere in 199542,7302.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,061,162100.0
Native1,923,39393.3
Born in United States
1,910,30292.7
State of residence
1,492,99672.4
Different state
417,30620.2
Born outside United States
13,0910.6
Foreign born137,7696.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
66,1053.2
Naturalized citizen
62,9263.1
Not a citizen
74,8433.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)137,769100.0
Europe34,77025.2
Asia61,32644.5
Africa5,6314.1
Oceania2880.2
Latin America25,29018.4
Northern America10,4647.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,909,251100.0
English only1,703,51889.2
Language other than English205,73310.8
Speak English less than 'very well
86,2834.5
Spanish
61,1183.2
Speak English less than "very well"
28,2101.5
Other Indo-European languages
74,2433.9
Speak English less than "very well"
27,7711.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
16,9940.9
Speak English less than "very well"
7,2670.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,061,162100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,097,032101.7
Arab56,1092.7
Czech17,3950.4
Danish3,5140.2
Dutch18,6450.9
English109,3925.3
French (except Basque)163,8693.1
French Canadian127,1781.3
German226,51811.0
Greek10,5310.5
Hungarian28,7971.4
Irish1165,2448.0
Italian85,0374.1
Lithuanian5,9790.3
Norwegian8,3370.4
Polish173,1198.4
Portuguese1,0190.0
Russian8,6480.4
Scotch-Irish20,5081.0
Scottish34,0531.7
Slovak5,1420.2
Subsaharan African20,3211.0
Swedish11,8740.6
Swiss2,2840.1
Ukrainian10,9850.5
United States or American59,0622.9
Welsh6,7330.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4,2030.2
Other ancestries922,53644.8
(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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