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Social Statistics

Maryland

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,475,484100.0
Nursery school, preschool96,0526.5
Kindergarten75,4405.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)641,84443.5
High school (grades 9-12)307,67120.9
College or graduate school354,47724.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,495,595100.0
Less than 9th grade178,1695.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma386,91711.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)933,83626.7
Some college, no degree711,12720.3
Associate degree186,1865.3
Bachelor's degree629,30418.0
Graduate or professional degree470,05613.4
Percent high school graduate or higher83.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,159,636100.0
Never married1,195,90228.8
Now married, except separated2,197,85852.8
Separated128,9413.1
Widowed270,4526.5
Female
220,3705.3
Divorced366,4838.8
Female
220,2755.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years125,697100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren50,97440.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,910,942100.0
Civilian veterans524,23013.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,193,904100.0
With a disability96,5018.1
Population 21 to 64 years3,076,165100.0
With a disability529,94917.2
Percent employed
61.7(X)
No disability2,546,21682.8
Percent employed
80.3(X)
Population 65 years and over572,977100.0
With a disability227,89539.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over4,945,043100.0
Same house in 19952,752,06155.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,045,67541.4
Same county
1,085,42321.9
Different county
960,25219.4
Same state
465,1009.4
Different state
495,15210.0
Elsewhere in 1995147,3073.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,296,486100.0
Native4,778,17190.2
Born in United States
4,718,23389.1
State of residence
2,610,96349.3
Different state
2,107,27039.8
Born outside United States
59,9381.1
Foreign born518,3159.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
228,4294.3
Naturalized citizen
234,7114.4
Not a citizen
283,6045.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)518,315100.0
Europe86,84016.8
Asia181,50435.0
Africa62,68812.1
Oceania1,9570.4
Latin America176,02634.0
Northern America9,3001.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over4,945,043100.0
English only4,322,32987.4
Language other than English622,71412.6
Speak English less than 'very well
246,2875.0
Spanish
230,8294.7
Speak English less than "very well"
108,5782.2
Other Indo-European languages
198,9324.0
Speak English less than "very well"
58,6321.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
135,8992.7
Speak English less than "very well"
65,9731.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,296,486100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,437,506102.7
Arab20,4010.4
Czech127,4920.5
Danish11,6520.2
Dutch55,3931.0
English476,2949.0
French (except Basque)195,8851.8
French Canadian122,2060.4
German833,71815.7
Greek31,1490.6
Hungarian22,9410.4
Irish1623,33511.8
Italian267,5735.1
Lithuanian17,8660.3
Norwegian27,1310.5
Polish184,3643.5
Portuguese8,3960.2
Russian75,8181.4
Scotch-Irish68,9721.3
Scottish90,2981.7
Slovak12,2030.2
Subsaharan African98,5601.9
Swedish33,0260.6
Swiss12,2120.2
Ukrainian20,0140.4
United States or American305,5585.8
Welsh39,6010.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)55,2441.0
Other ancestries1,900,20435.9
(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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