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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 873,341 100.0
      enrolled in school 240,098 100.0   Native 640,345 73.3
Nursery school, preschool 18,229 7.6       Born in United States 627,802 71.9
Kindergarten 12,969 5.4           State of residence 196,068 22.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 103,074 42.9           Different state 431,734 49.4
High school (grades 9-12) 48,535 20.2       Born outside United States 12,543 1.4
College or graduate school 57,291 23.9   Foreign born 232,996 26.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 103,686 11.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 100,658 11.5
  Population 25 years and over 594,034 100.0       Not a citizen 132,338 15.2
Less than 9th grade 25,877 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 31,599 5.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 86,009 14.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 232,996 100.0
Some college, no degree 99,098 16.7   Europe 32,352 13.9
Associate degree 27,371 4.6   Asia 89,128 38.3
Bachelor's degree 160,754 27.1   Africa 25,776 11.1
Graduate or professional degree 163,326 27.5   Oceania 848 0.4
        Latin America 81,911 35.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.3 (X)   Northern America 2,981 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 54.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 813,460 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 686,877 100.0   English only 556,682 68.4
Never married 185,648 27.0   Language other than English 256,778 31.6
Now married, except separated 396,306 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105,001 12.9
Separated 15,423 2.2   Spanish 93,760 11.5
Widowed 38,138 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45,710 5.6
 Female 31,776 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 75,544 9.3
Divorced 51,362 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21,770 2.7
 Female 33,913 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 65,111 8.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 32,109 3.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 873,341 100.0
           under 18 years 15,301 100.0     Total ancestries reported 957,438 109.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,100 26.8   Arab 8,247 0.9
        Czech¹ 4,569 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,944 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 649,489 100.0   Dutch 8,129 0.9
Civilian veterans 64,501 9.9   English 78,323 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 18,300 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,238 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 99,789 11.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 184,200 100.0   Greek 8,602 1.0
With a disability 12,611 6.8   Hungarian 5,944 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 527,217 100.0   Irish¹ 95,849 11.0
With a disability 64,656 12.3   Italian 42,128 4.8
 Percent employed 68.7 (X)   Lithuanian 3,700 0.4
No disability 462,561 87.7   Norwegian 6,252 0.7
 Percent employed 81.7 (X)   Polish 28,503 3.3
     Population 65 years and over 93,319 100.0   Portuguese 2,893 0.3
With a disability 30,541 32.7   Russian 31,429 3.6
        Scotch-Irish 12,854 1.5
        Scottish 17,923 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2,363 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 813,460 100.0   Subsaharan African 29,402 3.4
Same house in 1995 428,462 52.7   Swedish 8,418 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 329,031 40.4   Swiss 3,298 0.4
 Same county 189,097 23.2   Ukrainian 5,068 0.6
 Different county 139,934 17.2   United States or American 38,394 4.4
  Same state 35,492 4.4   Welsh 6,382 0.7
  Different state 104,442 12.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15,511 1.8
Elsewhere in 1995 55,967 6.9   Other ancestries 367,986 42.1
 
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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