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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Montgomery 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 750,097 100.0
      enrolled in school 194,722 100.0   Native 697,945 93.0
Nursery school, preschool 16,426 8.4       Born in United States 692,247 92.3
Kindergarten 10,338 5.3           State of residence 550,542 73.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 84,374 43.3           Different state 141,705 18.9
High school (grades 9-12) 40,044 20.6       Born outside United States 5,698 0.8
College or graduate school 43,540 22.4   Foreign born 52,152 7.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 18,623 2.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27,822 3.7
  Population 25 years and over 515,871 100.0       Not a citizen 24,330 3.2
Less than 9th grade 15,649 3.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 43,658 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 140,839 27.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 52,152 100.0
Some college, no degree 85,342 16.5   Europe 17,117 32.8
Associate degree 30,596 5.9   Asia 24,199 46.4
Bachelor's degree 118,910 23.1   Africa 1,743 3.3
Graduate or professional degree 80,877 15.7   Oceania 381 0.7
        Latin America 7,099 13.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)   Northern America 1,613 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 38.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 702,662 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 598,897 100.0   English only 635,062 90.4
Never married 144,789 24.2   Language other than English 67,600 9.6
Now married, except separated 362,440 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23,886 3.4
Separated 9,895 1.7   Spanish 14,182 2.0
Widowed 39,076 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,227 0.7
 Female 31,579 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 30,107 4.3
Divorced 42,697 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,992 1.1
 Female 25,999 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19,373 2.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,832 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 750,097 100.0
           under 18 years 10,226 100.0     Total ancestries reported 884,840 118.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,151 30.8   Arab 2,647 0.4
        Czech¹ 3,117 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,429 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 568,589 100.0   Dutch 12,745 1.7
Civilian veterans 70,232 12.4   English 71,415 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,814 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,353 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 169,883 22.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 155,617 100.0   Greek 3,330 0.4
With a disability 8,901 5.7   Hungarian 8,111 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 428,056 100.0   Irish¹ 159,205 21.2
With a disability 52,286 12.2   Italian 112,072 14.9
 Percent employed 66.1 (X)   Lithuanian 4,507 0.6
No disability 375,770 87.8   Norwegian 3,766 0.5
 Percent employed 82.9 (X)   Polish 48,419 6.5
     Population 65 years and over 104,489 100.0   Portuguese 1,324 0.2
With a disability 33,494 32.1   Russian 27,173 3.6
        Scotch-Irish 11,299 1.5
        Scottish 12,796 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5,716 0.8
  Population 5 years and over 702,662 100.0   Subsaharan African 3,304 0.4
Same house in 1995 429,699 61.2   Swedish 6,308 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 258,706 36.8   Swiss 3,656 0.5
 Same county 131,395 18.7   Ukrainian 8,447 1.1
 Different county 127,311 18.1   United States or American 29,954 4.0
  Same state 83,650 11.9   Welsh 9,604 1.3
  Different state 43,661 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3,141 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 14,257 2.0   Other ancestries 145,305 19.4
 
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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