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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Prince George's 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 801,515 100.0
      enrolled in school 249,844 100.0   Native 691,034 86.2
Nursery school, preschool 14,352 5.7       Born in United States 681,162 85.0
Kindergarten 11,987 4.8           State of residence 185,486 23.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 102,016 40.8           Different state 495,676 61.8
High school (grades 9-12) 48,827 19.5       Born outside United States 9,872 1.2
College or graduate school 72,662 29.1   Foreign born 110,481 13.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 52,460 6.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 42,817 5.3
  Population 25 years and over 503,698 100.0       Not a citizen 67,664 8.4
Less than 9th grade 23,553 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 52,588 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 137,265 27.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 110,481 100.0
Some college, no degree 126,033 25.0   Europe 6,779 6.1
Associate degree 27,471 5.5   Asia 25,363 23.0
Bachelor's degree 85,325 16.9   Africa 22,562 20.4
Graduate or professional degree 51,463 10.2   Oceania 143 0.1
        Latin America 54,522 49.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.9 (X)   Northern America 1,112 1.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 743,851 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 619,339 100.0   English only 625,419 84.1
Never married 217,451 35.1   Language other than English 118,432 15.9
Now married, except separated 286,903 46.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53,743 7.2
Separated 24,554 4.0   Spanish 56,436 7.6
Widowed 32,881 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32,775 4.4
 Female 27,112 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 24,753 3.3
Divorced 57,550 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,485 1.0
 Female 35,878 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20,463 2.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,556 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 801,515 100.0
           under 18 years 26,678 100.0     Total ancestries reported 774,523 96.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10,508 39.4   Arab 2,098 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,225 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 979 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 580,295 100.0   Dutch 3,835 0.5
Civilian veterans 77,863 13.4   English 31,259 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,325 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,371 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 44,117 5.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 193,018 100.0   Greek 1,456 0.2
With a disability 14,443 7.5   Hungarian 1,710 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 479,163 100.0   Irish¹ 41,323 5.2
With a disability 91,543 19.1   Italian 18,168 2.3
 Percent employed 64.0 (X)   Lithuanian 970 0.1
No disability 387,620 80.9   Norwegian 1,911 0.2
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 9,094 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 59,611 100.0   Portuguese 1,011 0.1
With a disability 23,846 40.0   Russian 3,565 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 5,684 0.7
        Scottish 5,891 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,243 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 743,851 100.0   Subsaharan African 34,841 4.3
Same house in 1995 392,014 52.7   Swedish 2,420 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 321,370 43.2   Swiss 845 0.1
 Same county 180,415 24.3   Ukrainian 1,200 0.1
 Different county 140,955 18.9   United States or American 23,620 2.9
  Same state 39,524 5.3   Welsh 2,814 0.4
  Different state 101,431 13.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 20,271 2.5
Elsewhere in 1995 30,467 4.1   Other ancestries 503,277 62.8
 
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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