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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 16,674 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,020 100.0   Native 16,354 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 340 8.5       Born in United States 16,307 97.8
Kindergarten 200 5.0           State of residence 11,684 70.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,946 48.4           Different state 4,623 27.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,031 25.6       Born outside United States 47 0.3
College or graduate school 503 12.5   Foreign born 320 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 123 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 145 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 11,516 100.0       Not a citizen 175 1.0
Less than 9th grade 690 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,235 10.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,066 44.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 320 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,413 21.0   Europe 128 40.0
Associate degree 598 5.2   Asia 58 18.1
Bachelor's degree 1,083 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 431 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 84 26.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.3 (X)   Northern America 50 15.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,741 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,421 100.0   English only 15,185 96.5
Never married 2,595 19.3   Language other than English 556 3.5
Now married, except separated 8,254 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 1.3
Separated 133 1.0   Spanish 237 1.5
Widowed 1,144 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.7
 Female 928 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 232 1.5
Divorced 1,295 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.4
 Female 630 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 50 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,674 100.0
           under 18 years 208 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,831 106.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 114 54.8   Arab 35 0.2
        Czech¹ 140 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 194 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,609 100.0   Dutch 1,038 6.2
Civilian veterans 1,948 15.4   English 1,686 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 322 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 115 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,771 40.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,685 100.0   Greek 54 0.3
With a disability 268 7.3   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,836 100.0   Irish¹ 2,286 13.7
With a disability 1,294 14.6   Italian 339 2.0
 Percent employed 44.7 (X)   Lithuanian 41 0.2
No disability 7,542 85.4   Norwegian 430 2.6
 Percent employed 80.7 (X)   Polish 349 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,998 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,092 36.4   Russian 42 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 167 1.0
        Scottish 274 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,741 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,023 63.7   Swedish 452 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,647 35.9   Swiss 123 0.7
 Same county 3,194 20.3   Ukrainian 40 0.2
 Different county 2,453 15.6   United States or American 1,390 8.3
  Same state 1,788 11.4   Welsh 86 0.5
  Different state 665 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 71 0.5   Other ancestries 1,434 8.6
 
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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