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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carroll County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 87,268 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,665 100.0   Native 84,697 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,847 7.5       Born in United States 84,039 96.3
Kindergarten 1,440 5.8           State of residence 62,684 71.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,288 41.7           Different state 21,355 24.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,655 18.9       Born outside United States 658 0.8
College or graduate school 6,435 26.1   Foreign born 2,571 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,669 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 687 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 53,464 100.0       Not a citizen 1,884 2.2
Less than 9th grade 5,387 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,087 18.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,292 34.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,571 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,973 16.8   Europe 411 16.0
Associate degree 1,897 3.5   Asia 412 16.0
Bachelor's degree 5,234 9.8   Africa 56 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,594 6.7   Oceania 13 0.5
        Latin America 1,592 61.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.1 (X)   Northern America 87 3.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 81,071 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 68,347 100.0   English only 77,147 95.2
Never married 17,443 25.5   Language other than English 3,924 4.8
Now married, except separated 38,176 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,026 2.5
Separated 1,388 2.0   Spanish 2,599 3.2
Widowed 4,392 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,573 1.9
 Female 3,733 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 880 1.1
Divorced 6,948 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 291 0.4
 Female 3,888 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 363 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 129 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 87,268 100.0
           under 18 years 2,096 100.0     Total ancestries reported 70,212 80.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,030 49.1   Arab 45 0.1
        Czech¹ 61 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 73 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 64,618 100.0   Dutch 894 1.0
Civilian veterans 7,483 11.6   English 6,940 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 864 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 253 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,103 5.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,758 100.0   Greek 58 0.1
With a disability 1,883 8.7   Hungarian 54 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,046 100.0   Irish¹ 8,532 9.8
With a disability 10,812 21.6   Italian 1,175 1.3
 Percent employed 53.0 (X)   Lithuanian 34 0.0
No disability 39,234 78.4   Norwegian 376 0.4
 Percent employed 77.2 (X)   Polish 373 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 8,269 100.0   Portuguese 38 0.0
With a disability 3,781 45.7   Russian 16 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,486 1.7
        Scottish 1,444 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 32 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 81,071 100.0   Subsaharan African 487 0.6
Same house in 1995 40,508 50.0   Swedish 249 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 39,461 48.7   Swiss 32 0.0
 Same county 20,383 25.1   Ukrainian 22 0.0
 Different county 19,078 23.5   United States or American 19,284 22.1
  Same state 12,935 16.0   Welsh 308 0.4
  Different state 6,143 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 176 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,102 1.4   Other ancestries 21,803 25.0
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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