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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wicomico 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 84,644 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,554 100.0   Native 81,380 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,316 5.4       Born in United States 80,904 95.6
Kindergarten 1,066 4.3           State of residence 53,246 62.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,066 41.0           Different state 27,658 32.7
High school (grades 9-12) 4,872 19.8       Born outside United States 476 0.6
College or graduate school 7,234 29.5   Foreign born 3,264 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,704 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,467 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 53,521 100.0       Not a citizen 1,797 2.1
Less than 9th grade 3,190 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,149 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,396 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,264 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,376 19.4   Europe 491 15.0
Associate degree 2,692 5.0   Asia 1,509 46.2
Bachelor's degree 7,326 13.7   Africa 124 3.8
Graduate or professional degree 4,392 8.2   Oceania 10 0.3
        Latin America 1,048 32.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.7 (X)   Northern America 82 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 79,444 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,303 100.0   English only 74,842 94.2
Never married 20,328 30.2   Language other than English 4,602 5.8
Now married, except separated 33,696 50.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,324 2.9
Separated 2,093 3.1   Spanish 1,729 2.2
Widowed 4,755 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 971 1.2
 Female 3,869 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,612 2.0
Divorced 6,431 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 565 0.7
 Female 4,067 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,105 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 747 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 84,644 100.0
           under 18 years 2,073 100.0     Total ancestries reported 79,626 94.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 898 43.3   Arab 185 0.2
        Czech¹ 220 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 83 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 63,580 100.0   Dutch 790 0.9
Civilian veterans 8,978 14.1   English 11,012 13.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,527 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 294 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,435 12.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,786 100.0   Greek 470 0.6
With a disability 1,675 8.1   Hungarian 152 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 47,416 100.0   Irish¹ 9,575 11.3
With a disability 8,709 18.4   Italian 3,436 4.1
 Percent employed 63.9 (X)   Lithuanian 133 0.2
No disability 38,707 81.6   Norwegian 396 0.5
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 1,459 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 10,103 100.0   Portuguese 54 0.1
With a disability 4,093 40.5   Russian 419 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,088 1.3
        Scottish 1,376 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 139 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 79,444 100.0   Subsaharan African 839 1.0
Same house in 1995 42,881 54.0   Swedish 413 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 35,419 44.6   Swiss 154 0.2
 Same county 19,697 24.8   Ukrainian 231 0.3
 Different county 15,722 19.8   United States or American 9,479 11.2
  Same state 7,686 9.7   Welsh 705 0.8
  Different state 8,036 10.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 457 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 1,144 1.4   Other ancestries 24,105 28.5
 
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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