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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMaryland

Social Statistics

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,391100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1558.6
Kindergarten8266.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,61241.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,39917.9
College or graduate school3,39925.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,989100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5897.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,4507.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,30015.1
Some college, no degree6,58418.8
Associate degree1,8075.2
Bachelor's degree9,31826.6
Graduate or professional degree6,94119.8
Percent high school graduate or higher85.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher46.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over41,327100.0
Never married12,64930.6
Now married, except separated22,16053.6
Separated1,1822.9
Widowed2,0264.9
Female
1,7444.2
Divorced3,3108.0
Female
2,2455.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,014100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren27126.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over39,390100.0
Civilian veterans3,1047.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,461100.0
With a disability8097.7
Population 21 to 64 years33,365100.0
With a disability4,39613.2
Percent employed
68.6(X)
No disability28,96986.8
Percent employed
81.0(X)
Population 65 years and over4,041100.0
With a disability1,70742.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over48,311100.0
Same house in 199520,30842.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199523,31548.3
Same county
13,66328.3
Different county
9,65220.0
Same state
2,2584.7
Different state
7,39415.3
Elsewhere in 19954,6889.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population52,780100.0
Native34,69665.7
Born in United States
34,15964.7
State of residence
12,38723.5
Different state
21,77241.3
Born outside United States
5371.0
Foreign born18,08434.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,40317.8
Naturalized citizen
6,29711.9
Not a citizen
11,78722.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)18,084100.0
Europe1,4147.8
Asia6,68537.0
Africa1,6178.9
Oceania470.3
Latin America8,13845.0
Northern America1831.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over48,311100.0
English only28,48259.0
Language other than English19,82941.0
Speak English less than 'very well
9,28219.2
Spanish
9,21019.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5,16710.7
Other Indo-European languages
4,6889.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5403.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,92210.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2754.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population52,780100.0

Total ancestries reported

55,889105.9
Arab3980.8
Czech12040.4
Danish1280.2
Dutch3380.6
English3,5886.8
French (except Basque)19201.7
French Canadian12070.4
German5,39610.2
Greek3100.6
Hungarian3080.6
Irish14,9239.3
Italian2,2954.3
Lithuanian1610.3
Norwegian2790.5
Polish1,1782.2
Portuguese2270.4
Russian1,2282.3
Scotch-Irish6841.3
Scottish9701.8
Slovak1860.4
Subsaharan African1,5973.0
Swedish3070.6
Swiss1920.4
Ukrainian2290.4
United States or American2,3154.4
Welsh3040.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6601.3
Other ancestries26,35749.9
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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