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Washington county maryland dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school29,792100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,5665.3
Kindergarten1,8106.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)14,20247.7
High school (grades 9-12)7,36224.7
College or graduate school4,85216.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over90,371100.0
Less than 9th grade5,7026.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma14,36815.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)35,12238.9
Some college, no degree16,88918.7
Associate degree5,0665.6
Bachelor's degree7,9928.8
Graduate or professional degree5,2325.8
Percent high school graduate or higher77.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over106,122100.0
Never married22,37321.1
Now married, except separated63,59859.9
Separated2,4882.3
Widowed7,5707.1
Female
6,0315.7
Divorced10,0939.5
Female
5,4635.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,133100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren97945.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over100,840100.0
Civilian veterans14,63914.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years26,556100.0
With a disability2,0097.6
Population 21 to 64 years70,943100.0
With a disability13,11418.5
Percent employed
58.9(X)
No disability57,82981.5
Percent employed
81.8(X)
Population 65 years and over17,560100.0
With a disability7,56243.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over123,780100.0
Same house in 199571,00757.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199551,96542.0
Same county
28,72223.2
Different county
23,24318.8
Same state
14,06511.4
Different state
9,1787.4
Elsewhere in 19958080.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population131,923100.0
Native129,44698.1
Born in United States
128,62397.5
State of residence
89,45667.8
Different state
39,16729.7
Born outside United States
8230.6
Foreign born2,4771.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8860.7
Naturalized citizen
1,3601.0
Not a citizen
1,1170.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,477100.0
Europe82833.4
Asia87835.4
Africa1375.5
Oceania00.0
Latin America53021.4
Northern America1044.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over123,780100.0
English only119,77296.8
Language other than English4,0083.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1,3181.1
Spanish
1,7871.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4940.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,4491.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4030.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6480.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3400.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population131,923100.0

Total ancestries reported

111,53084.5
Arab1550.1
Czech12980.2
Danish1930.1
Dutch2,0671.6
English10,7668.2
French (except Basque)12,2511.7
French Canadian13480.3
German34,64826.3
Greek2480.2
Hungarian3180.2
Irish113,59010.3
Italian4,3893.3
Lithuanian1540.1
Norwegian5040.4
Polish1,9051.4
Portuguese1630.1
Russian4750.4
Scotch-Irish1,4191.1
Scottish2,1441.6
Slovak2730.2
Subsaharan African4250.3
Swedish7940.6
Swiss8200.6
Ukrainian1890.1
United States or American18,41214.0
Welsh8550.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1620.1
Other ancestries13,56510.3
(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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