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Social Statistics for Worcester County, Maryland

Worcester county maryland dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,832100.0
Nursery school, preschool6416.5
Kindergarten5285.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,46445.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,51825.6
College or graduate school1,68117.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,092100.0
Less than 9th grade1,7455.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,50013.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,64134.1
Some college, no degree7,03920.6
Associate degree1,7895.2
Bachelor's degree4,96114.6
Graduate or professional degree2,4177.1
Percent high school graduate or higher81.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over38,690100.0
Never married8,51122.0
Now married, except separated22,50258.2
Separated1,0312.7
Widowed3,4018.8
Female
2,7287.1
Divorced3,2458.4
Female
1,7774.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,058100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren55152.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over36,947100.0
Civilian veterans6,73018.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,515100.0
With a disability7568.9
Population 21 to 64 years25,996100.0
With a disability5,02519.3
Percent employed
61.5(X)
No disability20,97180.7
Percent employed
75.8(X)
Population 65 years and over9,058100.0
With a disability3,37337.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over44,260100.0
Same house in 199524,46455.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,40743.8
Same county
8,51719.2
Different county
10,89024.6
Same state
6,09013.8
Different state
4,80010.8
Elsewhere in 19953890.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population46,543100.0
Native45,29197.3
Born in United States
45,05296.8
State of residence
27,31358.7
Different state
17,73938.1
Born outside United States
2390.5
Foreign born1,2522.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5471.2
Naturalized citizen
5951.3
Not a citizen
6571.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,252100.0
Europe50640.4
Asia27922.3
Africa685.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America34927.9
Northern America504.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over44,260100.0
English only41,99894.9
Language other than English2,2625.1
Speak English less than 'very well
8581.9
Spanish
8712.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3690.8
Other Indo-European languages
9572.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2910.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2020.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1410.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population46,543100.0

Total ancestries reported

47,377101.8
Arab1370.3
Czech12000.4
Danish860.2
Dutch6601.4
English6,87814.8
French (except Basque)19242.0
French Canadian13010.6
German8,31717.9
Greek3790.8
Hungarian2110.5
Irish17,05015.1
Italian2,6325.7
Lithuanian1830.4
Norwegian2490.5
Polish1,5683.4
Portuguese440.1
Russian2730.6
Scotch-Irish7151.5
Scottish1,1632.5
Slovak1370.3
Subsaharan African3110.7
Swedish3400.7
Swiss840.2
Ukrainian2850.6
United States or American4,0278.7
Welsh5181.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)390.1
Other ancestries9,66620.8
(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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