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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lawrence County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 17,774 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,345 100.0   Native 17,663 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 355 8.2       Born in United States 17,621 99.1
Kindergarten 222 5.1           State of residence 13,482 75.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,961 45.1           Different state 4,139 23.3
High school (grades 9-12) 998 23.0       Born outside United States 42 0.2
College or graduate school 809 18.6   Foreign born 111 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 40 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 11,824 100.0       Not a citizen 71 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,971 16.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,374 20.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,342 36.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 111 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,818 15.4   Europe 10 9.0
Associate degree 315 2.7   Asia 34 30.6
Bachelor's degree 535 4.5   Africa 5 4.5
Graduate or professional degree 469 4.0   Oceania 3 2.7
        Latin America 58 52.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.3 (X)   Northern America 1 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,657 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,304 100.0   English only 16,406 98.5
Never married 2,522 17.6   Language other than English 251 1.5
Now married, except separated 8,562 59.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.5
Separated 196 1.4   Spanish 96 0.6
Widowed 1,438 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.2
 Female 1,249 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 108 0.6
Divorced 1,586 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
 Female 813 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 37 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,774 100.0
           under 18 years 259 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,468 70.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 172 66.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 23 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,527 100.0   Dutch 350 2.0
Civilian veterans 1,761 13.0   English 1,019 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 252 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,190 6.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,017 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 453 11.3   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,498 100.0   Irish¹ 1,945 10.9
With a disability 2,861 30.1   Italian 108 0.6
 Percent employed 46.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,637 69.9   Norwegian 46 0.3
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 44 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,845 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,683 59.2   Russian 31 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 173 1.0
        Scottish 240 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,657 100.0   Subsaharan African 27 0.2
Same house in 1995 9,359 56.2   Swedish 40 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,197 43.2   Swiss 16 0.1
 Same county 4,264 25.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,933 17.6   United States or American 4,600 25.9
  Same state 1,943 11.7   Welsh 28 0.2
  Different state 990 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 101 0.6   Other ancestries 2,285 12.9
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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