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Social Statistics

Howard county maryland dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school73,343100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,6877.8
Kindergarten4,1675.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)32,54744.4
High school (grades 9-12)14,91720.3
College or graduate school16,02521.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over163,308100.0
Less than 9th grade3,8292.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,4384.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26,51316.2
Some college, no degree29,94318.3
Associate degree9,1485.6
Bachelor's degree48,21029.5
Graduate or professional degree38,22723.4
Percent high school graduate or higher93.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher52.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over189,172100.0
Never married45,70924.2
Now married, except separated116,14061.4
Separated4,2252.2
Widowed8,1204.3
Female
6,5013.4
Divorced14,9787.9
Female
9,3564.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,780100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,22032.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over177,519100.0
Civilian veterans21,62912.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years57,422100.0
With a disability3,5946.3
Population 21 to 64 years151,751100.0
With a disability16,41810.8
Percent employed
72.1(X)
No disability135,33389.2
Percent employed
84.6(X)
Population 65 years and over17,483100.0
With a disability6,52137.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over229,797100.0
Same house in 1995119,17351.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995103,02244.8
Same county
38,40016.7
Different county
64,62228.1
Same state
36,87316.0
Different state
27,74912.1
Elsewhere in 19957,6023.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population247,842100.0
Native219,72988.7
Born in United States
215,76387.1
State of residence
108,13043.6
Different state
107,63343.4
Born outside United States
3,9661.6
Foreign born28,11311.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
11,3724.6
Naturalized citizen
14,7145.9
Not a citizen
13,3995.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)28,113100.0
Europe4,44915.8
Asia15,31054.5
Africa2,2257.9
Oceania2310.8
Latin America5,26518.7
Northern America6332.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over229,797100.0
English only197,63186.0
Language other than English32,16614.0
Speak English less than 'very well
11,0634.8
Spanish
7,3733.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7571.2
Other Indo-European languages
10,8804.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6981.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
11,3094.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5,2072.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population247,842100.0

Total ancestries reported

283,801114.5
Arab1,8970.8
Czech11,5610.6
Danish1,1220.5
Dutch3,0071.2
English31,09912.5
French (except Basque)15,7252.3
French Canadian11,5510.6
German48,58719.6
Greek1,5810.6
Hungarian1,3740.6
Irish136,83314.9
Italian17,4407.0
Lithuanian1,4140.6
Norwegian1,6970.7
Polish11,1884.5
Portuguese6020.2
Russian5,5292.2
Scotch-Irish3,8821.6
Scottish5,8532.4
Slovak1,2000.5
Subsaharan African3,8871.6
Swedish2,3300.9
Swiss7160.3
Ukrainian1,3310.5
United States or American12,1234.9
Welsh2,3160.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,7851.1
Other ancestries75,17130.3
(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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