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Somerset county maryland dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,036100.0
Nursery school, preschool3024.3
Kindergarten2924.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,21831.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,43920.5
College or graduate school2,78539.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,321100.0
Less than 9th grade1,4859.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,48721.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,99836.8
Some college, no degree2,86217.5
Associate degree5893.6
Bachelor's degree1,2077.4
Graduate or professional degree6934.2
Percent high school graduate or higher69.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,941100.0
Never married6,46130.9
Now married, except separated10,52050.2
Separated5852.8
Widowed1,6597.9
Female
1,3026.2
Divorced1,7168.2
Female
8754.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years549100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren29553.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,162100.0
Civilian veterans2,79313.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,177100.0
With a disability56610.9
Population 21 to 64 years11,704100.0
With a disability2,85724.4
Percent employed
58.6(X)
No disability8,84775.6
Percent employed
73.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,307100.0
With a disability1,56247.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,590100.0
Same house in 199514,59361.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,74437.1
Same county
4,18117.7
Different county
4,56319.3
Same state
2,97112.6
Different state
1,5926.7
Elsewhere in 19952531.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population24,747100.0
Native24,12797.5
Born in United States
24,01497.0
State of residence
16,23965.6
Different state
7,77531.4
Born outside United States
1130.5
Foreign born6202.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4031.6
Naturalized citizen
2210.9
Not a citizen
3991.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)620100.0
Europe6210.0
Asia18930.5
Africa19030.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America16626.8
Northern America132.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,590100.0
English only22,59595.8
Language other than English9954.2
Speak English less than 'very well
3331.4
Spanish
3311.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1470.6
Other Indo-European languages
2911.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1030.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2100.9
Speak English less than "very well"
740.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population24,747100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,35274.2
Arab60.0
Czech1430.2
Danish770.3
Dutch1490.6
English2,90111.7
French (except Basque)12010.8
French Canadian1630.3
German1,5046.1
Greek350.1
Hungarian500.2
Irish11,4675.9
Italian2481.0
Lithuanian290.1
Norwegian440.2
Polish1960.8
Portuguese140.1
Russian170.1
Scotch-Irish2000.8
Scottish2300.9
Slovak80.0
Subsaharan African4251.7
Swedish1280.5
Swiss280.1
Ukrainian310.1
United States or American2,76711.2
Welsh1170.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1220.5
Other ancestries7,25229.3
(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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