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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Talbot 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 6,498 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,505 100.0   Native 6,454 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 91 6.0       Born in United States 6,403 98.5
Kindergarten 86 5.7           State of residence 5,661 87.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 814 54.1           Different state 742 11.4
High school (grades 9-12) 336 22.3       Born outside United States 51 0.8
College or graduate school 178 11.8   Foreign born 44 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,403 100.0       Not a citizen 19 0.3
Less than 9th grade 571 13.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 981 22.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,773 40.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 44 100.0
Some college, no degree 588 13.4   Europe 38 86.4
Associate degree 143 3.2   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 202 4.6   Africa 2 4.5
Graduate or professional degree 145 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 4 9.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,101 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,174 100.0   English only 5,987 98.1
Never married 1,536 29.7   Language other than English 114 1.9
Now married, except separated 2,551 49.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.6
Separated 220 4.3   Spanish 58 1.0
Widowed 493 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.3
 Female 416 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 51 0.8
Divorced 374 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.3
 Female 198 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,498 100.0
           under 18 years 275 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,022 77.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 108 39.3   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,930 100.0   Dutch 33 0.5
Civilian veterans 605 12.3   English 238 3.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 31 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 127 2.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,418 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 110 7.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,733 100.0   Irish¹ 249 3.8
With a disability 1,115 29.9   Italian 14 0.2
 Percent employed 49.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,618 70.1   Norwegian 12 0.2
 Percent employed 68.8 (X)   Polish 27 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 933 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 518 55.5   Russian 4 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 71 1.1
        Scottish 36 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,101 100.0   Subsaharan African 45 0.7
Same house in 1995 4,379 71.8   Swedish 13 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,694 27.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 893 14.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 801 13.1   United States or American 675 10.4
  Same state 598 9.8   Welsh 9 0.1
  Different state 203 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 28 0.5   Other ancestries 3,414 52.5
 
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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