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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Frederick 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 195,277 100.0
      enrolled in school 54,005 100.0   Native 187,498 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 3,684 6.8       Born in United States 185,340 94.9
Kindergarten 3,014 5.6           State of residence 103,747 53.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 25,004 46.3           Different state 81,593 41.8
High school (grades 9-12) 11,716 21.7       Born outside United States 2,158 1.1
College or graduate school 10,587 19.6   Foreign born 7,779 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,192 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,886 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 127,256 100.0       Not a citizen 3,893 2.0
Less than 9th grade 5,326 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,098 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 38,314 30.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,779 100.0
Some college, no degree 26,109 20.5   Europe 2,444 31.4
Associate degree 8,233 6.5   Asia 2,856 36.7
Bachelor's degree 23,989 18.9   Africa 426 5.5
Graduate or professional degree 14,187 11.1   Oceania 33 0.4
        Latin America 1,692 21.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.1 (X)   Northern America 328 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 181,218 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 150,046 100.0   English only 170,995 94.4
Never married 34,676 23.1   Language other than English 10,223 5.6
Now married, except separated 91,960 61.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,939 1.6
Separated 3,442 2.3   Spanish 3,759 2.1
Widowed 8,009 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,409 0.8
 Female 6,463 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 3,881 2.1
Divorced 11,959 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 816 0.5
 Female 6,553 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,201 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 683 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 195,277 100.0
           under 18 years 2,727 100.0     Total ancestries reported 207,036 106.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 912 33.4   Arab 617 0.3
        Czech¹ 962 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 733 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 140,507 100.0   Dutch 2,723 1.4
Civilian veterans 20,030 14.3   English 23,248 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,381 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,247 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 51,441 26.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 46,004 100.0   Greek 1,012 0.5
With a disability 3,564 7.7   Hungarian 1,145 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 114,675 100.0   Irish¹ 29,914 15.3
With a disability 15,912 13.9   Italian 10,945 5.6
 Percent employed 68.4 (X)   Lithuanian 355 0.2
No disability 98,763 86.1   Norwegian 1,726 0.9
 Percent employed 83.6 (X)   Polish 5,549 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 17,581 100.0   Portuguese 273 0.1
With a disability 6,531 37.1   Russian 1,752 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 3,264 1.7
        Scottish 4,790 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 608 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 181,218 100.0   Subsaharan African 823 0.4
Same house in 1995 100,167 55.3   Swedish 1,948 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 78,450 43.3   Swiss 657 0.3
 Same county 37,771 20.8   Ukrainian 656 0.3
 Different county 40,679 22.4   United States or American 19,721 10.1
  Same state 21,493 11.9   Welsh 2,181 1.1
  Different state 19,186 10.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 436 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 2,601 1.4   Other ancestries 32,929 16.9
 
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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