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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Caroline 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 22,121 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,940 100.0   Native 21,739 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 290 5.9       Born in United States 21,611 97.7
Kindergarten 315 6.4           State of residence 15,965 72.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,567 52.0           Different state 5,646 25.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,309 26.5       Born outside United States 128 0.6
College or graduate school 459 9.3   Foreign born 382 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 140 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 181 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 15,082 100.0       Not a citizen 201 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,289 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,032 20.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,685 37.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 382 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,782 18.4   Europe 142 37.2
Associate degree 473 3.1   Asia 86 22.5
Bachelor's degree 1,228 8.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 593 3.9   Oceania 8 2.1
        Latin America 125 32.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.3 (X)   Northern America 21 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,774 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,580 100.0   English only 20,218 97.3
Never married 4,218 24.0   Language other than English 556 2.7
Now married, except separated 10,006 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 148 0.7
Separated 507 2.9   Spanish 266 1.3
Widowed 1,217 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.6
 Female 979 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 167 0.8
Divorced 1,632 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
 Female 869 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 59 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,121 100.0
           under 18 years 781 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,302 87.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 360 46.1   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 38 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,590 100.0   Dutch 191 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,424 14.6   English 1,864 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 342 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 100 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,626 7.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,795 100.0   Greek 31 0.1
With a disability 489 10.2   Hungarian 74 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,588 100.0   Irish¹ 1,284 5.8
With a disability 2,692 21.4   Italian 490 2.2
 Percent employed 60.6 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 9,896 78.6   Norwegian 50 0.2
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 292 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,778 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.1
With a disability 1,238 44.6   Russian 45 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 376 1.7
        Scottish 466 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 83 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 20,774 100.0   Subsaharan African 471 2.1
Same house in 1995 13,984 67.3   Swedish 105 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,679 32.2   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 2,610 12.6   Ukrainian 47 0.2
 Different county 4,069 19.6   United States or American 3,589 16.2
  Same state 3,000 14.4   Welsh 120 0.5
  Different state 1,069 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 111 0.5   Other ancestries 7,507 33.9
 
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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