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Montgomery county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school194,722100.0
Nursery school, preschool16,4268.4
Kindergarten10,3385.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)84,37443.3
High school (grades 9-12)40,04420.6
College or graduate school43,54022.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over515,871100.0
Less than 9th grade15,6493.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma43,6588.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)140,83927.3
Some college, no degree85,34216.5
Associate degree30,5965.9
Bachelor's degree118,91023.1
Graduate or professional degree80,87715.7
Percent high school graduate or higher88.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher38.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over598,897100.0
Never married144,78924.2
Now married, except separated362,44060.5
Separated9,8951.7
Widowed39,0766.5
Female
31,5795.3
Divorced42,6977.1
Female
25,9994.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years10,226100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,15130.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over568,589100.0
Civilian veterans70,23212.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years155,617100.0
With a disability8,9015.7
Population 21 to 64 years428,056100.0
With a disability52,28612.2
Percent employed
66.1(X)
No disability375,77087.8
Percent employed
82.9(X)
Population 65 years and over104,489100.0
With a disability33,49432.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over702,662100.0
Same house in 1995429,69961.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995258,70636.8
Same county
131,39518.7
Different county
127,31118.1
Same state
83,65011.9
Different state
43,6616.2
Elsewhere in 199514,2572.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population750,097100.0
Native697,94593.0
Born in United States
692,24792.3
State of residence
550,54273.4
Different state
141,70518.9
Born outside United States
5,6980.8
Foreign born52,1527.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
18,6232.5
Naturalized citizen
27,8223.7
Not a citizen
24,3303.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)52,152100.0
Europe17,11732.8
Asia24,19946.4
Africa1,7433.3
Oceania3810.7
Latin America7,09913.6
Northern America1,6133.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over702,662100.0
English only635,06290.4
Language other than English67,6009.6
Speak English less than 'very well
23,8863.4
Spanish
14,1822.0
Speak English less than "very well"
5,2270.7
Other Indo-European languages
30,1074.3
Speak English less than "very well"
7,9921.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
19,3732.8
Speak English less than "very well"
9,8321.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population750,097100.0

Total ancestries reported

884,840118.0
Arab2,6470.4
Czech13,1170.4
Danish1,4290.2
Dutch12,7451.7
English71,4159.5
French (except Basque)113,8141.8
French Canadian12,3530.3
German169,88322.6
Greek3,3300.4
Hungarian8,1111.1
Irish1159,20521.2
Italian112,07214.9
Lithuanian4,5070.6
Norwegian3,7660.5
Polish48,4196.5
Portuguese1,3240.2
Russian27,1733.6
Scotch-Irish11,2991.5
Scottish12,7961.7
Slovak5,7160.8
Subsaharan African3,3040.4
Swedish6,3080.8
Swiss3,6560.5
Ukrainian8,4471.1
United States or American29,9544.0
Welsh9,6041.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,1410.4
Other ancestries145,30519.4
(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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