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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 30,652 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,203 100.0   Native 30,390 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 624 8.7       Born in United States 30,212 98.6
Kindergarten 383 5.3           State of residence 26,102 85.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,406 47.3           Different state 4,110 13.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,891 26.3       Born outside United States 178 0.6
College or graduate school 899 12.5   Foreign born 262 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 45 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 156 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 20,874 100.0       Not a citizen 106 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,780 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,010 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,545 40.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 262 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,217 20.2   Europe 110 42.0
Associate degree 986 4.7   Asia 50 19.1
Bachelor's degree 1,589 7.6   Africa 9 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 747 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 80 30.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.1 (X)   Northern America 13 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,895 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,770 100.0   English only 28,254 97.8
Never married 5,073 20.5   Language other than English 641 2.2
Now married, except separated 14,331 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 199 0.7
Separated 333 1.3   Spanish 335 1.2
Widowed 1,999 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.4
 Female 1,690 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 254 0.9
Divorced 3,034 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.3
 Female 1,446 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 42 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 30,652 100.0
           under 18 years 356 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,399 82.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 135 37.9   Arab 10 0.0
        Czech¹ 169 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 45 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,395 100.0   Dutch 579 1.9
Civilian veterans 3,217 13.8   English 3,318 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 808 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 47 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,097 26.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,377 100.0   Greek 56 0.2
With a disability 538 8.4   Hungarian 69 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,230 100.0   Irish¹ 3,008 9.8
With a disability 2,619 17.2   Italian 1,050 3.4
 Percent employed 51.9 (X)   Lithuanian 107 0.3
No disability 12,611 82.8   Norwegian 114 0.4
 Percent employed 79.3 (X)   Polish 477 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,724 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.0
With a disability 2,002 42.4   Russian 12 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 459 1.5
        Scottish 411 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 161 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 28,895 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 18,425 63.8   Swedish 129 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,348 35.8   Swiss 73 0.2
 Same county 5,846 20.2   Ukrainian 20 0.1
 Different county 4,502 15.6   United States or American 3,659 11.9
  Same state 3,207 11.1   Welsh 160 0.5
  Different state 1,295 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 122 0.4   Other ancestries 2,343 7.6
 
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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