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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 26,822 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,120 100.0   Native 24,669 92.0
Nursery school, preschool 311 5.1       Born in United States 24,552 91.5
Kindergarten 377 6.2           State of residence 20,896 77.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,958 48.3           Different state 3,656 13.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,630 26.6       Born outside United States 117 0.4
College or graduate school 844 13.8   Foreign born 2,153 8.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,617 6.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 313 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 17,713 100.0       Not a citizen 1,840 6.9
Less than 9th grade 2,676 15.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,663 20.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,690 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,153 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,857 16.1   Europe 48 2.2
Associate degree 1,049 5.9   Asia 257 11.9
Bachelor's degree 1,304 7.4   Africa 3 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 474 2.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,828 84.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.2 (X)   Northern America 17 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,998 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,291 100.0   English only 21,960 87.8
Never married 4,546 21.4   Language other than English 3,038 12.2
Now married, except separated 12,710 59.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,951 7.8
Separated 566 2.7   Spanish 2,523 10.1
Widowed 1,823 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,721 6.9
 Female 1,507 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 207 0.8
Divorced 1,646 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.2
 Female 836 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 307 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 167 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,822 100.0
           under 18 years 727 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,200 75.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 337 46.4   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,134 100.0   Dutch 173 0.6
Civilian veterans 2,457 12.2   English 1,753 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 134 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 70 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,139 4.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,773 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 536 9.3   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,578 100.0   Irish¹ 1,062 4.0
With a disability 3,913 26.8   Italian 171 0.6
 Percent employed 56.9 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 10,665 73.2   Norwegian 28 0.1
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 12 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,619 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,649 45.6   Russian 9 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 901 3.4
        Scottish 663 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,998 100.0   Subsaharan African 126 0.5
Same house in 1995 15,303 61.2   Swedish 55 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,897 35.6   Swiss 17 0.1
 Same county 4,650 18.6   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 4,247 17.0   United States or American 4,719 17.6
  Same state 2,786 11.1   Welsh 69 0.3
  Different state 1,461 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 798 3.2   Other ancestries 9,059 33.8
 
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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