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Alger county michigan dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,015100.0
Nursery school, preschool1105.5
Kindergarten1075.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)98248.7
High school (grades 9-12)62631.1
College or graduate school1909.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,169100.0
Less than 9th grade4286.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma89512.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,03542.3
Some college, no degree1,46320.4
Associate degree2964.1
Bachelor's degree76010.6
Graduate or professional degree2924.1
Percent high school graduate or higher81.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over8,247100.0
Never married1,95523.7
Now married, except separated4,81258.3
Separated1171.4
Widowed6788.2
Female
5296.4
Divorced6858.3
Female
2783.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years103100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5452.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,843100.0
Civilian veterans1,36717.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,867100.0
With a disability1397.4
Population 21 to 64 years5,021100.0
With a disability80216.0
Percent employed
43.3(X)
No disability4,21984.0
Percent employed
72.7(X)
Population 65 years and over1,620100.0
With a disability71844.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,431100.0
Same house in 19956,27566.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,10032.9
Same county
1,58616.8
Different county
1,51416.1
Same state
1,04111.0
Different state
4735.0
Elsewhere in 1995560.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,862100.0
Native9,76399.0
Born in United States
9,74498.8
State of residence
8,30684.2
Different state
1,43814.6
Born outside United States
190.2
Foreign born991.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
320.3
Naturalized citizen
530.5
Not a citizen
460.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)99100.0
Europe3636.4
Asia3434.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1010.1
Northern America1919.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,431100.0
English only8,93894.8
Language other than English4935.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1301.4
Spanish
1591.7
Speak English less than "very well"
620.7
Other Indo-European languages
1101.2
Speak English less than "very well"
230.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
100.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,862100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,435116.0
Arab220.2
Czech1640.6
Danish380.4
Dutch1982.0
English8778.9
French (except Basque)11,14511.6
French Canadian15465.5
German1,52015.4
Greek200.2
Hungarian350.4
Irish11,00610.2
Italian2082.1
Lithuanian100.1
Norwegian2102.1
Polish8308.4
Portuguese30.0
Russian180.2
Scotch-Irish1231.2
Scottish1681.7
Slovak130.1
Subsaharan African100.1
Swedish6686.8
Swiss310.3
Ukrainian180.2
United States or American5155.2
Welsh320.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries3,10531.5
(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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