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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Charles 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 120,546 100.0
      enrolled in school 35,134 100.0   Native 117,076 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 2,611 7.4       Born in United States 115,215 95.6
Kindergarten 2,036 5.8           State of residence 49,849 41.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,395 46.7           Different state 65,366 54.2
High school (grades 9-12) 7,793 22.2       Born outside United States 1,861 1.5
College or graduate school 6,299 17.9   Foreign born 3,470 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,009 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,021 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 76,987 100.0       Not a citizen 1,449 1.2
Less than 9th grade 3,099 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,811 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25,682 33.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,470 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,973 25.9   Europe 973 28.0
Associate degree 5,016 6.5   Asia 1,406 40.5
Bachelor's degree 10,158 13.2   Africa 100 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 5,248 6.8   Oceania 9 0.3
        Latin America 799 23.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.8 (X)   Northern America 183 5.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 111,916 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 91,548 100.0   English only 106,185 94.9
Never married 23,432 25.6   Language other than English 5,731 5.1
Now married, except separated 52,620 57.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,928 1.7
Separated 2,774 3.0   Spanish 2,329 2.1
Widowed 4,522 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 768 0.7
 Female 3,710 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,837 1.6
Divorced 8,200 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 539 0.5
 Female 4,751 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,224 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 550 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 120,546 100.0
           under 18 years 2,867 100.0     Total ancestries reported 122,696 101.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,245 43.4   Arab 450 0.4
        Czech¹ 474 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 163 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 83,853 100.0   Dutch 1,537 1.3
Civilian veterans 14,442 17.2   English 14,007 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,095 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 706 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,731 13.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,208 100.0   Greek 450 0.4
With a disability 2,094 6.9   Hungarian 568 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 69,664 100.0   Irish¹ 16,067 13.3
With a disability 12,206 17.5   Italian 6,408 5.3
 Percent employed 64.4 (X)   Lithuanian 378 0.3
No disability 57,458 82.5   Norwegian 1,056 0.9
 Percent employed 82.6 (X)   Polish 2,965 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 9,009 100.0   Portuguese 283 0.2
With a disability 3,833 42.5   Russian 501 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 2,082 1.7
        Scottish 1,956 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 403 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 111,916 100.0   Subsaharan African 970 0.8
Same house in 1995 62,183 55.6   Swedish 773 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 47,652 42.6   Swiss 224 0.2
 Same county 22,028 19.7   Ukrainian 336 0.3
 Different county 25,624 22.9   United States or American 8,903 7.4
  Same state 14,104 12.6   Welsh 548 0.5
  Different state 11,520 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 439 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 2,081 1.9   Other ancestries 40,223 33.4
 
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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