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Social Statistics

Allegany county maryland dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,070100.0
Nursery school, preschool8834.9
Kindergarten6263.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,16339.6
High school (grades 9-12)3,87721.5
College or graduate school5,52130.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over51,205100.0
Less than 9th grade3,3306.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,96013.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,70842.4
Some college, no degree8,44516.5
Associate degree3,5546.9
Bachelor's degree3,8727.6
Graduate or professional degree3,3366.5
Percent high school graduate or higher79.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over62,528100.0
Never married14,06822.5
Now married, except separated36,44158.3
Separated1,2742.0
Widowed5,8939.4
Female
4,7807.6
Divorced4,8527.8
Female
2,8784.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,179100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren56948.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over59,548100.0
Civilian veterans9,59416.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,353100.0
With a disability1,3678.9
Population 21 to 64 years38,730100.0
With a disability7,38619.1
Percent employed
42.6(X)
No disability31,34480.9
Percent employed
75.0(X)
Population 65 years and over12,638100.0
With a disability5,37042.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over71,215100.0
Same house in 199545,86064.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199525,05235.2
Same county
14,75320.7
Different county
10,29914.5
Same state
3,3454.7
Different state
6,9549.8
Elsewhere in 19953030.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population74,930100.0
Native74,00698.8
Born in United States
73,70098.4
State of residence
53,13170.9
Different state
20,56927.5
Born outside United States
3060.4
Foreign born9241.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2700.4
Naturalized citizen
4640.6
Not a citizen
4600.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)924100.0
Europe24426.4
Asia31634.2
Africa363.9
Oceania00.0
Latin America27930.2
Northern America495.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over71,215100.0
English only69,24697.2
Language other than English1,9692.8
Speak English less than 'very well
5850.8
Spanish
9581.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3240.5
Other Indo-European languages
7041.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1340.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2670.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1270.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population74,930100.0

Total ancestries reported

66,44788.7
Arab410.1
Czech11660.2
Danish410.1
Dutch1,7292.3
English7,61410.2
French (except Basque)18081.1
French Canadian1940.1
German19,26125.7
Greek1360.2
Hungarian2580.3
Irish19,97213.3
Italian3,1444.2
Lithuanian470.1
Norwegian2120.3
Polish8391.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian1490.2
Scotch-Irish1,7002.3
Scottish2,8183.8
Slovak740.1
Subsaharan African1110.1
Swedish2220.3
Swiss1530.2
Ukrainian520.1
United States or American8,25211.0
Welsh1,6632.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)590.1
Other ancestries6,8329.1
(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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