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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Mary's 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 86,211 100.0
      enrolled in school 25,031 100.0   Native 83,779 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,520 6.1       Born in United States 82,272 95.4
Kindergarten 1,288 5.1           State of residence 43,035 49.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,340 45.3           Different state 39,237 45.5
High school (grades 9-12) 5,335 21.3       Born outside United States 1,507 1.7
College or graduate school 5,548 22.2   Foreign born 2,432 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 652 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,420 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 54,552 100.0       Not a citizen 1,012 1.2
Less than 9th grade 2,401 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,592 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,068 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,432 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,426 22.8   Europe 627 25.8
Associate degree 2,763 5.1   Asia 1,165 47.9
Bachelor's degree 7,813 14.3   Africa 59 2.4
Graduate or professional degree 4,489 8.2   Oceania 25 1.0
        Latin America 412 16.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.3 (X)   Northern America 144 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 79,992 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 66,057 100.0   English only 75,056 93.8
Never married 16,879 25.6   Language other than English 4,936 6.2
Now married, except separated 38,187 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,525 1.9
Separated 1,623 2.5   Spanish 1,755 2.2
Widowed 3,601 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 487 0.6
 Female 2,889 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 2,091 2.6
Divorced 5,767 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 661 0.8
 Female 3,116 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,035 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 369 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 86,211 100.0
           under 18 years 1,728 100.0     Total ancestries reported 86,814 100.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 789 45.7   Arab 184 0.2
        Czech¹ 303 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 196 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 59,541 100.0   Dutch 1,143 1.3
Civilian veterans 11,376 19.1   English 12,256 14.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,347 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 600 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,991 16.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,434 100.0   Greek 413 0.5
With a disability 1,408 6.6   Hungarian 533 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 47,934 100.0   Irish¹ 12,108 14.0
With a disability 7,600 15.9   Italian 3,804 4.4
 Percent employed 61.7 (X)   Lithuanian 200 0.2
No disability 40,334 84.1   Norwegian 531 0.6
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 2,113 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 7,236 100.0   Portuguese 80 0.1
With a disability 2,716 37.5   Russian 270 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,585 1.8
        Scottish 1,880 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 250 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 79,992 100.0   Subsaharan African 412 0.5
Same house in 1995 40,807 51.0   Swedish 589 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 37,776 47.2   Swiss 264 0.3
 Same county 16,013 20.0   Ukrainian 141 0.2
 Different county 21,763 27.2   United States or American 9,726 11.3
  Same state 7,905 9.9   Welsh 790 0.9
  Different state 13,858 17.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 236 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 1,409 1.8   Other ancestries 19,869 23.0
 
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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