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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 20,165 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,612 100.0   Native 19,730 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 314 6.8       Born in United States 19,645 97.4
Kindergarten 187 4.1           State of residence 16,556 82.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,522 54.7           Different state 3,089 15.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,104 23.9       Born outside United States 85 0.4
College or graduate school 485 10.5   Foreign born 435 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 205 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 125 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 13,299 100.0       Not a citizen 310 1.5
Less than 9th grade 726 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,512 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,334 47.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 435 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,327 17.5   Europe 42 9.7
Associate degree 679 5.1   Asia 12 2.8
Bachelor's degree 1,088 8.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 633 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 375 86.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.2 (X)   Northern America 6 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,796 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,769 100.0   English only 18,048 96.0
Never married 2,876 18.2   Language other than English 748 4.0
Now married, except separated 10,178 64.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 358 1.9
Separated 192 1.2   Spanish 560 3.0
Widowed 1,078 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 323 1.7
 Female 866 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 176 0.9
Divorced 1,445 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.2
 Female 692 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,165 100.0
           under 18 years 232 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,910 83.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 109 47.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 30 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 46 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,847 100.0   Dutch 714 3.5
Civilian veterans 1,924 13.0   English 1,558 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 509 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 59 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,359 21.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,602 100.0   Greek 19 0.1
With a disability 324 7.0   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,338 100.0   Irish¹ 2,078 10.3
With a disability 2,029 17.9   Italian 173 0.9
 Percent employed 69.0 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 9,309 82.1   Norwegian 99 0.5
 Percent employed 81.2 (X)   Polish 204 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,651 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 1,093 41.2   Russian 28 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 280 1.4
        Scottish 264 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 18,796 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,841 63.0   Swedish 203 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,833 36.4   Swiss 41 0.2
 Same county 2,900 15.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,933 20.9   United States or American 3,851 19.1
  Same state 2,952 15.7   Welsh 92 0.5
  Different state 981 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 122 0.6   Other ancestries 2,266 11.2
 
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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