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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Calvert 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 74,563 100.0
      enrolled in school 21,773 100.0   Native 72,920 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,276 5.9       Born in United States 72,253 96.9
Kindergarten 1,285 5.9           State of residence 37,437 50.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,940 50.2           Different state 34,816 46.7
High school (grades 9-12) 5,124 23.5       Born outside United States 667 0.9
College or graduate school 3,148 14.5   Foreign born 1,643 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 491 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 902 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 47,768 100.0       Not a citizen 741 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,496 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,745 9.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,433 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,643 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,603 24.3   Europe 513 31.2
Associate degree 2,751 5.8   Asia 478 29.1
Bachelor's degree 6,772 14.2   Africa 56 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,968 8.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 428 26.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.9 (X)   Northern America 168 10.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 69,584 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 56,257 100.0   English only 66,690 95.8
Never married 12,602 22.4   Language other than English 2,894 4.2
Now married, except separated 34,779 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 774 1.1
Separated 1,421 2.5   Spanish 1,450 2.1
Widowed 2,786 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 469 0.7
 Female 2,222 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 946 1.4
Divorced 4,669 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 211 0.3
 Female 2,654 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 398 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 74,563 100.0
           under 18 years 1,879 100.0     Total ancestries reported 79,946 107.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 502 26.7   Arab 208 0.3
        Czech¹ 389 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 266 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 51,951 100.0   Dutch 1,192 1.6
Civilian veterans 8,809 17.0   English 10,302 13.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,979 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 639 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,733 18.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 19,453 100.0   Greek 273 0.4
With a disability 1,418 7.3   Hungarian 374 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 42,779 100.0   Irish¹ 13,526 18.1
With a disability 7,226 16.9   Italian 5,299 7.1
 Percent employed 65.3 (X)   Lithuanian 225 0.3
No disability 35,553 83.1   Norwegian 661 0.9
 Percent employed 82.9 (X)   Polish 1,579 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 6,321 100.0   Portuguese 100 0.1
With a disability 2,281 36.1   Russian 396 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,641 2.2
        Scottish 1,712 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 274 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 69,584 100.0   Subsaharan African 282 0.4
Same house in 1995 40,768 58.6   Swedish 701 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,124 40.4   Swiss 194 0.3
 Same county 10,929 15.7   Ukrainian 181 0.2
 Different county 17,195 24.7   United States or American 6,821 9.1
  Same state 10,889 15.6   Welsh 881 1.2
  Different state 6,306 9.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 42 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 692 1.0   Other ancestries 16,076 21.6
 
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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