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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Frederick 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 59,209 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,489 100.0   Native 57,803 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 856 5.9       Born in United States 57,317 96.8
Kindergarten 946 6.5           State of residence 34,495 58.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,484 51.7           Different state 22,822 38.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,285 22.7       Born outside United States 486 0.8
College or graduate school 1,918 13.2   Foreign born 1,406 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 630 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 594 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 39,271 100.0       Not a citizen 812 1.4
Less than 9th grade 3,077 7.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,336 13.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,025 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,406 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,513 19.1   Europe 314 22.3
Associate degree 2,029 5.2   Asia 457 32.5
Bachelor's degree 4,899 12.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,392 6.1   Oceania 18 1.3
        Latin America 537 38.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.6 (X)   Northern America 80 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 55,370 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 46,174 100.0   English only 52,886 95.5
Never married 9,094 19.7   Language other than English 2,484 4.5
Now married, except separated 29,209 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,088 2.0
Separated 1,139 2.5   Spanish 1,403 2.5
Widowed 2,605 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 695 1.3
 Female 2,117 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 697 1.3
Divorced 4,127 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 230 0.4
 Female 2,142 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 340 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 163 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 59,209 100.0
           under 18 years 1,150 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,384 88.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 553 48.1   Arab 116 0.2
        Czech¹ 205 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 68 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 43,507 100.0   Dutch 1,082 1.8
Civilian veterans 6,604 15.2   English 6,146 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,222 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 307 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,808 19.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,539 100.0   Greek 144 0.2
With a disability 895 6.6   Hungarian 159 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 35,046 100.0   Irish¹ 6,750 11.4
With a disability 5,993 17.1   Italian 2,126 3.6
 Percent employed 66.6 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 29,053 82.9   Norwegian 337 0.6
 Percent employed 82.1 (X)   Polish 1,138 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 6,050 100.0   Portuguese 107 0.2
With a disability 2,462 40.7   Russian 193 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,162 2.0
        Scottish 1,158 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 73 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 55,370 100.0   Subsaharan African 40 0.1
Same house in 1995 31,264 56.5   Swedish 447 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,554 42.5   Swiss 165 0.3
 Same county 10,903 19.7   Ukrainian 131 0.2
 Different county 12,651 22.8   United States or American 9,475 16.0
  Same state 6,519 11.8   Welsh 421 0.7
  Different state 6,132 11.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 48 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 552 1.0   Other ancestries 7,343 12.4
 
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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