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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carroll 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 29,475 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,547 100.0   Native 29,148 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 369 5.6       Born in United States 29,051 98.6
Kindergarten 390 6.0           State of residence 22,348 75.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,177 48.5           Different state 6,703 22.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,569 24.0       Born outside United States 97 0.3
College or graduate school 1,042 15.9   Foreign born 327 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 139 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 156 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 20,238 100.0       Not a citizen 171 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,946 14.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,553 17.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,764 38.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 327 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,241 16.0   Europe 75 22.9
Associate degree 481 2.4   Asia 61 18.7
Bachelor's degree 1,544 7.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 709 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 134 41.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.9 (X)   Northern America 57 17.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,755 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,843 100.0   English only 27,038 97.4
Never married 4,378 18.4   Language other than English 717 2.6
Now married, except separated 14,170 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 219 0.8
Separated 405 1.7   Spanish 383 1.4
Widowed 2,233 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 0.4
 Female 1,815 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 221 0.8
Divorced 2,657 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 0.3
 Female 1,457 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 90 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,475 100.0
           under 18 years 593 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,295 75.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 320 54.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 24 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 52 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,620 100.0   Dutch 368 1.2
Civilian veterans 2,915 12.9   English 2,673 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 434 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 85 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,796 6.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,201 100.0   Greek 50 0.2
With a disability 565 9.1   Hungarian 39 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,372 100.0   Irish¹ 2,901 9.8
With a disability 3,971 24.3   Italian 470 1.6
 Percent employed 47.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,401 75.7   Norwegian 66 0.2
 Percent employed 76.8 (X)   Polish 101 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 4,699 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 2,337 49.7   Russian 19 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 590 2.0
        Scottish 375 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,755 100.0   Subsaharan African 128 0.4
Same house in 1995 16,504 59.5   Swedish 67 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,122 40.1   Swiss 17 0.1
 Same county 5,875 21.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,247 18.9   United States or American 6,910 23.4
  Same state 3,078 11.1   Welsh 96 0.3
  Different state 2,169 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 129 0.5   Other ancestries 5,013 17.0
 
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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