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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 37,629 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,352 100.0   Native 37,083 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 637 6.8       Born in United States 36,944 98.2
Kindergarten 600 6.4           State of residence 29,406 78.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,548 48.6           Different state 7,538 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,059 22.0       Born outside United States 139 0.4
College or graduate school 1,508 16.1   Foreign born 546 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 416 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 77 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 24,501 100.0       Not a citizen 469 1.2
Less than 9th grade 908 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,596 10.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,502 46.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 546 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,798 19.6   Europe 96 17.6
Associate degree 1,102 4.5   Asia 39 7.1
Bachelor's degree 2,290 9.3   Africa 33 6.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,305 5.3   Oceania 3 0.5
        Latin America 331 60.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.7 (X)   Northern America 44 8.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,167 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,506 100.0   English only 34,100 97.0
Never married 5,798 19.7   Language other than English 1,067 3.0
Now married, except separated 17,924 60.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 442 1.3
Separated 338 1.1   Spanish 701 2.0
Widowed 2,131 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 387 1.1
 Female 1,804 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 298 0.8
Divorced 3,315 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.1
 Female 1,849 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 31 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 37,629 100.0
           under 18 years 462 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,960 74.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 233 50.4   Arab 48 0.1
        Czech¹ 14 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 67 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,876 100.0   Dutch 814 2.2
Civilian veterans 3,760 13.5   English 3,840 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 740 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 105 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,633 17.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,863 100.0   Greek 57 0.2
With a disability 928 10.5   Hungarian 30 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,916 100.0   Irish¹ 4,131 11.0
With a disability 3,955 18.9   Italian 454 1.2
 Percent employed 64.7 (X)   Lithuanian 47 0.1
No disability 16,961 81.1   Norwegian 206 0.5
 Percent employed 82.0 (X)   Polish 465 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 4,871 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.0
With a disability 2,124 43.6   Russian 60 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 701 1.9
        Scottish 761 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 19 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 35,167 100.0   Subsaharan African 45 0.1
Same house in 1995 19,934 56.7   Swedish 394 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,872 42.3   Swiss 142 0.4
 Same county 9,391 26.7   Ukrainian 11 0.0
 Different county 5,481 15.6   United States or American 4,788 12.7
  Same state 3,624 10.3   Welsh 288 0.8
  Different state 1,857 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 361 1.0   Other ancestries 3,086 8.2
 
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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