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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garrett 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 29,846 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,978 100.0   Native 29,595 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 303 4.3       Born in United States 29,510 98.9
Kindergarten 354 5.1           State of residence 19,083 63.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,620 51.9           Different state 10,427 34.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,686 24.2       Born outside United States 85 0.3
College or graduate school 1,015 14.5   Foreign born 251 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 76 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 158 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 20,004 100.0       Not a citizen 93 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,583 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,572 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,719 43.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 251 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,227 16.1   Europe 157 62.5
Associate degree 1,133 5.7   Asia 27 10.8
Bachelor's degree 1,636 8.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,134 5.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 18 7.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 49 19.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,033 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,739 100.0   English only 27,017 96.4
Never married 4,656 19.6   Language other than English 1,016 3.6
Now married, except separated 15,048 63.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 276 1.0
Separated 532 2.2   Spanish 197 0.7
Widowed 1,658 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.2
 Female 1,375 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 789 2.8
Divorced 1,845 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 215 0.8
 Female 951 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,846 100.0
           under 18 years 421 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,975 80.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 194 46.1   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 32 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,343 100.0   Dutch 796 2.7
Civilian veterans 2,980 13.3   English 2,541 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 294 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 82 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,104 27.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,794 100.0   Greek 52 0.2
With a disability 504 7.4   Hungarian 38 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,589 100.0   Irish¹ 2,647 8.9
With a disability 3,159 19.0   Italian 777 2.6
 Percent employed 51.6 (X)   Lithuanian 58 0.2
No disability 13,430 81.0   Norwegian 82 0.3
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 395 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 4,126 100.0   Portuguese 24 0.1
With a disability 1,836 44.5   Russian 41 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 383 1.3
        Scottish 590 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 61 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 28,033 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 18,790 67.0   Swedish 177 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,193 32.8   Swiss 286 1.0
 Same county 5,240 18.7   Ukrainian 72 0.2
 Different county 3,953 14.1   United States or American 4,259 14.3
  Same state 1,862 6.6   Welsh 223 0.7
  Different state 2,091 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 50 0.2   Other ancestries 1,954 6.5
 
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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