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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 21,421 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,715 100.0   Native 21,297 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 387 6.8       Born in United States 21,265 99.3
Kindergarten 404 7.1           State of residence 19,017 88.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,606 45.6           Different state 2,248 10.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,546 27.1       Born outside United States 32 0.1
College or graduate school 772 13.5   Foreign born 124 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 49 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 72 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 14,074 100.0       Not a citizen 52 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,407 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 892 6.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,597 39.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 124 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,783 19.8   Europe 37 29.8
Associate degree 1,148 8.2   Asia 49 39.5
Bachelor's degree 1,759 12.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 488 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 38 30.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,126 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,806 100.0   English only 19,590 97.3
Never married 3,964 23.6   Language other than English 536 2.7
Now married, except separated 10,160 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 174 0.9
Separated 90 0.5   Spanish 282 1.4
Widowed 1,576 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 0.6
 Female 1,393 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 223 1.1
Divorced 1,016 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.2
 Female 547 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,421 100.0
           under 18 years 94 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,846 102.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 52 55.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 125 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 595 2.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,635 100.0   Dutch 453 2.1
Civilian veterans 2,033 13.0   English 1,276 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 394 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,053 60.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,189 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 259 5.0   Hungarian 44 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,742 100.0   Irish¹ 2,203 10.3
With a disability 1,385 12.9   Italian 148 0.7
 Percent employed 71.9 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 9,357 87.1   Norwegian 458 2.1
 Percent employed 88.0 (X)   Polish 252 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,679 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,315 35.7   Russian 8 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 142 0.7
        Scottish 118 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,126 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 13,677 68.0   Swedish 375 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,398 31.8   Swiss 87 0.4
 Same county 4,045 20.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,353 11.7   United States or American 1,254 5.9
  Same state 1,561 7.8   Welsh 37 0.2
  Different state 792 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 51 0.3   Other ancestries 780 3.6
 
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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