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Social Statistics

Montgomery county maryland dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school240,098100.0
Nursery school, preschool18,2297.6
Kindergarten12,9695.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)103,07442.9
High school (grades 9-12)48,53520.2
College or graduate school57,29123.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over594,034100.0
Less than 9th grade25,8774.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma31,5995.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)86,00914.5
Some college, no degree99,09816.7
Associate degree27,3714.6
Bachelor's degree160,75427.1
Graduate or professional degree163,32627.5
Percent high school graduate or higher90.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher54.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over686,877100.0
Never married185,64827.0
Now married, except separated396,30657.7
Separated15,4232.2
Widowed38,1385.6
Female
31,7764.6
Divorced51,3627.5
Female
33,9134.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years15,301100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,10026.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over649,489100.0
Civilian veterans64,5019.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years184,200100.0
With a disability12,6116.8
Population 21 to 64 years527,217100.0
With a disability64,65612.3
Percent employed
68.7(X)
No disability462,56187.7
Percent employed
81.7(X)
Population 65 years and over93,319100.0
With a disability30,54132.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over813,460100.0
Same house in 1995428,46252.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995329,03140.4
Same county
189,09723.2
Different county
139,93417.2
Same state
35,4924.4
Different state
104,44212.8
Elsewhere in 199555,9676.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population873,341100.0
Native640,34573.3
Born in United States
627,80271.9
State of residence
196,06822.5
Different state
431,73449.4
Born outside United States
12,5431.4
Foreign born232,99626.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
103,68611.9
Naturalized citizen
100,65811.5
Not a citizen
132,33815.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)232,996100.0
Europe32,35213.9
Asia89,12838.3
Africa25,77611.1
Oceania8480.4
Latin America81,91135.2
Northern America2,9811.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over813,460100.0
English only556,68268.4
Language other than English256,77831.6
Speak English less than 'very well
105,00112.9
Spanish
93,76011.5
Speak English less than "very well"
45,7105.6
Other Indo-European languages
75,5449.3
Speak English less than "very well"
21,7702.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
65,1118.0
Speak English less than "very well"
32,1093.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population873,341100.0

Total ancestries reported

957,438109.6
Arab8,2470.9
Czech14,5690.5
Danish2,9440.3
Dutch8,1290.9
English78,3239.0
French (except Basque)118,3002.1
French Canadian14,2380.5
German99,78911.4
Greek8,6021.0
Hungarian5,9440.7
Irish195,84911.0
Italian42,1284.8
Lithuanian3,7000.4
Norwegian6,2520.7
Polish28,5033.3
Portuguese2,8930.3
Russian31,4293.6
Scotch-Irish12,8541.5
Scottish17,9232.1
Slovak2,3630.3
Subsaharan African29,4023.4
Swedish8,4181.0
Swiss3,2980.4
Ukrainian5,0680.6
United States or American38,3944.4
Welsh6,3820.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)15,5111.8
Other ancestries367,98642.1
(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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