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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 134,768 100.0
      enrolled in school 38,242 100.0   Native 128,863 95.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,432 6.4       Born in United States 122,893 91.2
Kindergarten 2,404 6.3           State of residence 51,903 38.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,529 45.8           Different state 70,990 52.7
High school (grades 9-12) 7,351 19.2       Born outside United States 5,970 4.4
College or graduate school 8,526 22.3   Foreign born 5,905 4.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,089 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,117 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 79,823 100.0       Not a citizen 2,788 2.1
Less than 9th grade 3,837 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,672 10.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,315 30.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,905 100.0
Some college, no degree 22,143 27.7   Europe 2,081 35.2
Associate degree 5,474 6.9   Asia 2,086 35.3
Bachelor's degree 10,069 12.6   Africa 45 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 5,313 6.7   Oceania 73 1.2
        Latin America 1,530 25.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 90 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 123,542 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 102,030 100.0   English only 113,111 91.6
Never married 22,101 21.7   Language other than English 10,431 8.4
Now married, except separated 62,403 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,157 2.6
Separated 2,162 2.1   Spanish 4,659 3.8
Widowed 4,849 4.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,491 1.2
 Female 4,067 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 3,402 2.8
Divorced 10,515 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 683 0.6
 Female 5,923 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,177 1.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 950 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 134,768 100.0
           under 18 years 2,352 100.0     Total ancestries reported 123,200 91.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 982 41.8   Arab 126 0.1
        Czech¹ 498 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 284 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 84,278 100.0   Dutch 2,053 1.5
Civilian veterans 19,572 23.2   English 10,769 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,879 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 932 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,967 12.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 32,063 100.0   Greek 239 0.2
With a disability 2,715 8.5   Hungarian 343 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 68,372 100.0   Irish¹ 13,759 10.2
With a disability 14,786 21.6   Italian 3,561 2.6
 Percent employed 57.1 (X)   Lithuanian 67 0.0
No disability 53,586 78.4   Norwegian 778 0.6
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 1,499 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 9,834 100.0   Portuguese 182 0.1
With a disability 4,777 48.6   Russian 283 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,966 2.2
        Scottish 2,303 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 66 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 123,542 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,241 0.9
Same house in 1995 51,956 42.1   Swedish 827 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 65,310 52.9   Swiss 145 0.1
 Same county 28,171 22.8   Ukrainian 140 0.1
 Different county 37,139 30.1   United States or American 16,109 12.0
  Same state 5,417 4.4   Welsh 681 0.5
  Different state 31,722 25.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 453 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 6,276 5.1   Other ancestries 43,050 31.9
 
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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