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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Caroline 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 29,772 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,456 100.0   Native 29,016 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 442 5.9       Born in United States 28,723 96.5
Kindergarten 398 5.3           State of residence 20,434 68.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,905 52.4           Different state 8,289 27.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,875 25.1       Born outside United States 293 1.0
College or graduate school 836 11.2   Foreign born 756 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 441 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 213 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 19,550 100.0       Not a citizen 543 1.8
Less than 9th grade 1,401 7.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,482 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,219 42.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 756 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,291 16.8   Europe 157 20.8
Associate degree 796 4.1   Asia 112 14.8
Bachelor's degree 1,424 7.3   Africa 33 4.4
Graduate or professional degree 937 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 422 55.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.0 (X)   Northern America 32 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,934 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,159 100.0   English only 26,607 95.2
Never married 5,712 24.7   Language other than English 1,327 4.8
Now married, except separated 12,595 54.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 614 2.2
Separated 651 2.8   Spanish 813 2.9
Widowed 1,883 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 436 1.6
 Female 1,480 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 385 1.4
Divorced 2,318 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 136 0.5
 Female 1,295 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 84 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,772 100.0
           under 18 years 816 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,568 92.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 350 42.9   Arab 33 0.1
        Czech¹ 96 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,751 100.0   Dutch 415 1.4
Civilian veterans 3,076 14.1   English 4,129 13.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 572 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 132 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,418 14.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,173 100.0   Greek 75 0.3
With a disability 615 8.6   Hungarian 57 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,585 100.0   Irish¹ 3,378 11.3
With a disability 3,383 20.4   Italian 1,003 3.4
 Percent employed 62.8 (X)   Lithuanian 28 0.1
No disability 13,202 79.6   Norwegian 121 0.4
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 701 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,812 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.0
With a disability 1,644 43.1   Russian 81 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 365 1.2
        Scottish 658 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 77 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 27,934 100.0   Subsaharan African 144 0.5
Same house in 1995 16,712 59.8   Swedish 145 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,894 39.0   Swiss 25 0.1
 Same county 5,581 20.0   Ukrainian 93 0.3
 Different county 5,313 19.0   United States or American 3,807 12.8
  Same state 3,668 13.1   Welsh 180 0.6
  Different state 1,645 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 63 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 328 1.2   Other ancestries 6,731 22.6
 
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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