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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 223,510 100.0
      enrolled in school 65,349 100.0   Native 219,067 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 4,952 7.6       Born in United States 216,366 96.8
Kindergarten 3,129 4.8           State of residence 161,179 72.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 27,438 42.0           Different state 55,187 24.7
High school (grades 9-12) 12,951 19.8       Born outside United States 2,701 1.2
College or graduate school 16,879 25.8   Foreign born 4,443 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,716 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,205 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 141,342 100.0       Not a citizen 2,238 1.0
Less than 9th grade 8,357 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19,548 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34,410 24.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,443 100.0
Some college, no degree 31,568 22.3   Europe 1,275 28.7
Associate degree 7,165 5.1   Asia 1,695 38.1
Bachelor's degree 24,620 17.4   Africa 325 7.3
Graduate or professional degree 15,674 11.1   Oceania 94 2.1
        Latin America 915 20.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.3 (X)   Northern America 139 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 208,155 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 175,311 100.0   English only 199,832 96.0
Never married 52,695 30.1   Language other than English 8,323 4.0
Now married, except separated 84,442 48.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,064 1.5
Separated 4,416 2.5   Spanish 3,923 1.9
Widowed 13,022 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,469 0.7
 Female 10,861 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 2,427 1.2
Divorced 20,736 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 642 0.3
 Female 11,952 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,598 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 861 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 223,510 100.0
           under 18 years 4,911 100.0     Total ancestries reported 189,563 84.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,638 53.7   Arab 276 0.1
        Czech¹ 291 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 204 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 163,124 100.0   Dutch 1,465 0.7
Civilian veterans 23,885 14.6   English 14,921 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,982 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 748 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,049 4.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 52,347 100.0   Greek 211 0.1
With a disability 5,113 9.8   Hungarian 214 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 120,557 100.0   Irish¹ 12,066 5.4
With a disability 26,307 21.8   Italian 2,497 1.1
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 115 0.1
No disability 94,250 78.2   Norwegian 893 0.4
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 1,061 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 25,395 100.0   Portuguese 134 0.1
With a disability 11,823 46.6   Russian 233 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 4,938 2.2
        Scottish 4,067 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 109 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 208,155 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,169 1.0
Same house in 1995 107,993 51.9   Swedish 900 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 97,156 46.7   Swiss 198 0.1
 Same county 58,522 28.1   Ukrainian 121 0.1
 Different county 38,634 18.6   United States or American 22,272 10.0
  Same state 18,406 8.8   Welsh 894 0.4
  Different state 20,228 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 271 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,006 1.4   Other ancestries 105,264 47.1
 
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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