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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Baltimore city
[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 651,154 100.0
      enrolled in school 184,513 100.0   Native 621,516 95.4
Nursery school, preschool 10,231 5.5       Born in United States 617,196 94.8
Kindergarten 8,855 4.8           State of residence 463,333 71.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 78,606 42.6           Different state 153,863 23.6
High school (grades 9-12) 38,085 20.6       Born outside United States 4,320 0.7
College or graduate school 48,736 26.4   Foreign born 29,638 4.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 14,057 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13,521 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 419,581 100.0       Not a citizen 16,117 2.5
Less than 9th grade 39,507 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 93,192 22.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 118,175 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 29,638 100.0
Some college, no degree 73,677 17.6   Europe 7,214 24.3
Associate degree 14,706 3.5   Asia 7,879 26.6
Bachelor's degree 43,746 10.4   Africa 3,691 12.5
Graduate or professional degree 36,578 8.7   Oceania 136 0.5
        Latin America 10,193 34.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.4 (X)   Northern America 525 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 609,345 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 515,550 100.0   English only 562,065 92.2
Never married 219,273 42.5   Language other than English 47,280 7.8
Now married, except separated 165,121 32.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18,113 3.0
Separated 28,722 5.6   Spanish 17,805 2.9
Widowed 48,168 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,100 1.2
 Female 39,062 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 17,985 3.0
Divorced 54,266 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,307 1.0
 Female 31,946 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6,543 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,522 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 651,154 100.0
           under 18 years 26,277 100.0     Total ancestries reported 582,123 89.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13,707 52.2   Arab 1,298 0.2
        Czech¹ 2,206 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 488 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 489,644 100.0   Dutch 3,024 0.5
Civilian veterans 55,092 11.3   English 21,015 3.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,721 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 824 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 48,423 7.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 150,873 100.0   Greek 2,693 0.4
With a disability 17,725 11.7   Hungarian 1,245 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 363,171 100.0   Irish¹ 39,045 6.0
With a disability 102,163 28.1   Italian 18,492 2.8
 Percent employed 48.8 (X)   Lithuanian 1,519 0.2
No disability 261,008 71.9   Norwegian 1,347 0.2
 Percent employed 69.0 (X)   Polish 18,400 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 82,401 100.0   Portuguese 310 0.0
With a disability 42,156 51.2   Russian 5,526 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 3,274 0.5
        Scottish 4,306 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 536 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 609,345 100.0   Subsaharan African 10,160 1.6
Same house in 1995 347,954 57.1   Swedish 1,439 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 248,735 40.8   Swiss 571 0.1
 Same county 171,684 28.2   Ukrainian 1,567 0.2
 Different county 77,051 12.6   United States or American 16,056 2.5
  Same state 39,630 6.5   Welsh 2,137 0.3
  Different state 37,421 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6,597 1.0
Elsewhere in 1995 12,656 2.1   Other ancestries 364,904 56.0
 
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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