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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Montgomery 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 36,252 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,206 100.0   Native 35,777 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 470 5.1       Born in United States 35,639 98.3
Kindergarten 470 5.1           State of residence 23,075 63.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,281 46.5           Different state 12,564 34.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,252 24.5       Born outside United States 138 0.4
College or graduate school 1,733 18.8   Foreign born 475 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 192 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 209 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 24,090 100.0       Not a citizen 266 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,425 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,092 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,286 30.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 475 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,219 25.8   Europe 113 23.8
Associate degree 2,224 9.2   Asia 185 38.9
Bachelor's degree 2,581 10.7   Africa 6 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,263 5.2   Oceania 6 1.3
        Latin America 131 27.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 34 7.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 34,025 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,947 100.0   English only 32,755 96.3
Never married 5,645 19.5   Language other than English 1,270 3.7
Now married, except separated 17,077 59.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 350 1.0
Separated 367 1.3   Spanish 835 2.5
Widowed 2,595 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 234 0.7
 Female 2,187 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 216 0.6
Divorced 3,263 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.1
 Female 1,852 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 149 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,252 100.0
           under 18 years 515 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,963 88.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 296 57.5   Arab 10 0.0
        Czech¹ 65 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 108 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,152 100.0   Dutch 1,079 3.0
Civilian veterans 4,326 15.9   English 3,907 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 945 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 90 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,187 17.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,450 100.0   Greek 62 0.2
With a disability 716 8.5   Hungarian 29 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,823 100.0   Irish¹ 3,845 10.6
With a disability 3,910 20.8   Italian 401 1.1
 Percent employed 51.0 (X)   Lithuanian 15 0.0
No disability 14,913 79.2   Norwegian 269 0.7
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 200 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 6,161 100.0   Portuguese 38 0.1
With a disability 2,974 48.3   Russian 41 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 649 1.8
        Scottish 705 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 34,025 100.0   Subsaharan African 66 0.2
Same house in 1995 18,811 55.3   Swedish 327 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,041 44.2   Swiss 140 0.4
 Same county 8,662 25.5   Ukrainian 17 0.0
 Different county 6,379 18.7   United States or American 5,031 13.9
  Same state 2,753 8.1   Welsh 215 0.6
  Different state 3,626 10.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 33 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 173 0.5   Other ancestries 7,484 20.6
 
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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