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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 559,062 100.0
      enrolled in school 150,213 100.0   Native 545,255 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 10,021 6.7       Born in United States 541,022 96.8
Kindergarten 8,248 5.5           State of residence 386,264 69.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 64,169 42.7           Different state 154,758 27.7
High school (grades 9-12) 29,192 19.4       Born outside United States 4,233 0.8
College or graduate school 38,583 25.7   Foreign born 13,807 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,454 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,277 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 367,099 100.0       Not a citizen 6,530 1.2
Less than 9th grade 16,250 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 44,345 12.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 111,685 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 13,807 100.0
Some college, no degree 84,136 22.9   Europe 4,192 30.4
Associate degree 26,865 7.3   Asia 5,989 43.4
Bachelor's degree 52,685 14.4   Africa 1,151 8.3
Graduate or professional degree 31,133 8.5   Oceania 46 0.3
        Latin America 1,790 13.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.5 (X)   Northern America 639 4.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 522,180 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 443,688 100.0   English only 497,979 95.4
Never married 121,321 27.3   Language other than English 24,201 4.6
Now married, except separated 229,108 51.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,210 1.6
Separated 7,670 1.7   Spanish 8,567 1.6
Widowed 31,513 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,865 0.5
 Female 25,668 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 9,014 1.7
Divorced 54,076 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,426 0.5
 Female 31,596 7.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,551 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,252 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 559,062 100.0
           under 18 years 9,805 100.0     Total ancestries reported 543,699 97.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 5,307 54.1   Arab 1,854 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,716 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 634 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 418,732 100.0   Dutch 9,660 1.7
Civilian veterans 62,879 15.0   English 50,125 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,163 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,061 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 128,861 23.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 124,715 100.0   Greek 1,853 0.3
With a disability 10,173 8.2   Hungarian 5,351 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 314,895 100.0   Irish¹ 63,674 11.4
With a disability 59,722 19.0   Italian 17,606 3.1
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 1,153 0.2
No disability 255,173 81.0   Norwegian 2,714 0.5
 Percent employed 78.7 (X)   Polish 10,220 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 72,465 100.0   Portuguese 292 0.1
With a disability 30,437 42.0   Russian 1,893 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 8,003 1.4
        Scottish 9,770 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,197 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 522,180 100.0   Subsaharan African 3,862 0.7
Same house in 1995 283,583 54.3   Swedish 3,280 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 232,739 44.6   Swiss 1,628 0.3
 Same county 159,775 30.6   Ukrainian 836 0.1
 Different county 72,964 14.0   United States or American 52,054 9.3
  Same state 37,709 7.2   Welsh 4,582 0.8
  Different state 35,255 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 841 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 5,858 1.1   Other ancestries 144,816 25.9
 
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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