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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Baltimore 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 754,292 100.0
      enrolled in school 201,904 100.0   Native 700,508 92.9
Nursery school, preschool 13,741 6.8       Born in United States 695,054 92.1
Kindergarten 9,624 4.8           State of residence 517,366 68.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 84,510 41.9           Different state 177,688 23.6
High school (grades 9-12) 40,867 20.2       Born outside United States 5,454 0.7
College or graduate school 53,162 26.3   Foreign born 53,784 7.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 24,550 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28,791 3.8
  Population 25 years and over 511,434 100.0       Not a citizen 24,993 3.3
Less than 9th grade 24,907 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 55,147 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 141,035 27.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 53,784 100.0
Some college, no degree 105,147 20.6   Europe 16,437 30.6
Associate degree 28,857 5.6   Asia 21,073 39.2
Bachelor's degree 92,487 18.1   Africa 5,422 10.1
Graduate or professional degree 63,854 12.5   Oceania 183 0.3
        Latin America 9,474 17.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 1,195 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 709,509 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 605,902 100.0   English only 641,282 90.4
Never married 166,937 27.6   Language other than English 68,227 9.6
Now married, except separated 320,923 53.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25,526 3.6
Separated 16,777 2.8   Spanish 16,694 2.4
Widowed 46,773 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,991 0.8
 Female 38,405 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 30,877 4.4
Divorced 54,492 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,768 1.5
 Female 33,276 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14,304 2.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,362 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 754,292 100.0
           under 18 years 15,273 100.0     Total ancestries reported 818,570 108.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6,087 39.9   Arab 2,652 0.4
        Czech¹ 7,188 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,312 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 575,336 100.0   Dutch 8,263 1.1
Civilian veterans 77,211 13.4   English 71,030 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,955 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,567 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 166,176 22.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 161,433 100.0   Greek 6,558 0.9
With a disability 13,370 8.3   Hungarian 3,303 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 433,820 100.0   Irish¹ 110,433 14.6
With a disability 73,758 17.0   Italian 53,637 7.1
 Percent employed 63.8 (X)   Lithuanian 4,142 0.5
No disability 360,062 83.0   Norwegian 2,805 0.4
 Percent employed 81.9 (X)   Polish 46,456 6.2
     Population 65 years and over 106,664 100.0   Portuguese 819 0.1
With a disability 40,666 38.1   Russian 17,382 2.3
        Scotch-Irish 9,296 1.2
        Scottish 11,709 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,873 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 709,509 100.0   Subsaharan African 10,742 1.4
Same house in 1995 412,437 58.1   Swedish 3,698 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 282,693 39.8   Swiss 1,086 0.1
 Same county 130,282 18.4   Ukrainian 4,603 0.6
 Different county 152,411 21.5   United States or American 38,192 5.1
  Same state 109,694 15.5   Welsh 6,173 0.8
  Different state 42,717 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5,454 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 14,379 2.0   Other ancestries 207,066 27.5
 
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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