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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harford 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 218,590 100.0
      enrolled in school 61,532 100.0   Native 211,226 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 4,414 7.2       Born in United States 208,043 95.2
Kindergarten 3,298 5.4           State of residence 141,821 64.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 28,636 46.5           Different state 66,222 30.3
High school (grades 9-12) 13,347 21.7       Born outside United States 3,183 1.5
College or graduate school 11,837 19.2   Foreign born 7,364 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,163 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,787 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 143,056 100.0       Not a citizen 2,577 1.2
Less than 9th grade 5,602 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,385 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 40,378 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,364 100.0
Some college, no degree 34,138 23.9   Europe 3,043 41.3
Associate degree 10,497 7.3   Asia 2,411 32.7
Bachelor's degree 25,564 17.9   Africa 420 5.7
Graduate or professional degree 13,492 9.4   Oceania 29 0.4
        Latin America 1,208 16.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.7 (X)   Northern America 253 3.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 202,967 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 167,594 100.0   English only 191,302 94.3
Never married 35,789 21.4   Language other than English 11,665 5.7
Now married, except separated 104,362 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,413 1.7
Separated 4,122 2.5   Spanish 3,993 2.0
Widowed 9,412 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,218 0.6
 Female 7,737 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 5,266 2.6
Divorced 13,909 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,288 0.6
 Female 8,027 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,884 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 797 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 218,590 100.0
           under 18 years 3,561 100.0     Total ancestries reported 245,269 112.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,411 39.6   Arab 412 0.2
        Czech¹ 2,398 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 556 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 156,163 100.0   Dutch 3,043 1.4
Civilian veterans 24,713 15.8   English 25,356 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,197 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 964 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 57,857 26.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 51,739 100.0   Greek 1,826 0.8
With a disability 4,087 7.9   Hungarian 870 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 127,011 100.0   Irish¹ 39,242 18.0
With a disability 18,986 14.9   Italian 20,845 9.5
 Percent employed 65.9 (X)   Lithuanian 874 0.4
No disability 108,025 85.1   Norwegian 1,263 0.6
 Percent employed 81.9 (X)   Polish 14,976 6.9
     Population 65 years and over 21,578 100.0   Portuguese 301 0.1
With a disability 8,544 39.6   Russian 1,470 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 3,966 1.8
        Scottish 4,726 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 580 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 202,967 100.0   Subsaharan African 732 0.3
Same house in 1995 118,518 58.4   Swedish 1,380 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 81,438 40.1   Swiss 449 0.2
 Same county 40,688 20.0   Ukrainian 981 0.4
 Different county 40,750 20.1   United States or American 14,150 6.5
  Same state 22,626 11.1   Welsh 2,278 1.0
  Different state 18,124 8.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 518 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 3,011 1.5   Other ancestries 38,059 17.4
 
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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