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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carroll 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 28,836 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,740 100.0   Native 28,662 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 466 6.9       Born in United States 28,579 99.1
Kindergarten 437 6.5           State of residence 24,440 84.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,451 51.2           Different state 4,139 14.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,707 25.3       Born outside United States 83 0.3
College or graduate school 679 10.1   Foreign born 174 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 28 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 114 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 19,460 100.0       Not a citizen 60 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,116 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,758 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,322 53.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 174 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,805 14.4   Europe 61 35.1
Associate degree 684 3.5   Asia 32 18.4
Bachelor's degree 1,198 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 577 3.0   Oceania 4 2.3
        Latin America 31 17.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.1 (X)   Northern America 46 26.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,147 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,903 100.0   English only 26,368 97.1
Never married 4,396 19.2   Language other than English 779 2.9
Now married, except separated 14,470 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 257 0.9
Separated 163 0.7   Spanish 274 1.0
Widowed 1,567 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 0.4
 Female 1,287 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 457 1.7
Divorced 2,307 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 135 0.5
 Female 1,049 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,836 100.0
           under 18 years 442 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,429 98.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 227 51.4   Arab 20 0.1
        Czech¹ 129 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 74 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,558 100.0   Dutch 832 2.9
Civilian veterans 3,189 14.8   English 2,957 10.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 772 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 151 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,436 29.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,536 100.0   Greek 145 0.5
With a disability 399 6.1   Hungarian 222 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,508 100.0   Irish¹ 4,518 15.7
With a disability 2,912 17.6   Italian 1,640 5.7
 Percent employed 51.6 (X)   Lithuanian 15 0.1
No disability 13,596 82.4   Norwegian 50 0.2
 Percent employed 76.8 (X)   Polish 702 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,844 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,638 42.6   Russian 72 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 689 2.4
        Scottish 641 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 109 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 27,147 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.1
Same house in 1995 17,925 66.0   Swedish 130 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,151 33.7   Swiss 381 1.3
 Same county 4,587 16.9   Ukrainian 18 0.1
 Different county 4,564 16.8   United States or American 2,684 9.3
  Same state 3,759 13.8   Welsh 616 2.1
  Different state 805 3.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 71 0.3   Other ancestries 2,402 8.3
 
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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