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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lincoln 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 8,348 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,953 100.0   Native 8,292 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 114 5.8       Born in United States 8,214 98.4
Kindergarten 143 7.3           State of residence 6,283 75.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 978 50.1           Different state 1,931 23.1
High school (grades 9-12) 527 27.0       Born outside United States 78 0.9
College or graduate school 191 9.8   Foreign born 56 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 14 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 31 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 5,701 100.0       Not a citizen 25 0.3
Less than 9th grade 550 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,102 19.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,071 36.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 56 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,191 20.9   Europe 43 76.8
Associate degree 213 3.7   Asia 8 14.3
Bachelor's degree 356 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 218 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.0 (X)   Northern America 5 8.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,929 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,706 100.0   English only 7,776 98.1
Never married 1,573 23.5   Language other than English 153 1.9
Now married, except separated 3,765 56.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.4
Separated 160 2.4   Spanish 63 0.8
Widowed 555 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
 Female 478 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 85 1.1
Divorced 653 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.3
 Female 281 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,348 100.0
           under 18 years 268 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,518 78.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 126 47.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,267 100.0   Dutch 94 1.1
Civilian veterans 919 14.7   English 593 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 126 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 358 4.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,883 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 129 6.9   Hungarian 7 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,688 100.0   Irish¹ 594 7.1
With a disability 1,038 22.1   Italian 78 0.9
 Percent employed 39.7 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 3,650 77.9   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 73.2 (X)   Polish 83 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,242 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 597 48.1   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 130 1.6
        Scottish 89 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,929 100.0   Subsaharan African 31 0.4
Same house in 1995 5,343 67.4   Swedish 16 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,554 32.2   Swiss 5 0.1
 Same county 1,293 16.3   Ukrainian 9 0.1
 Different county 1,261 15.9   United States or American 1,527 18.3
  Same state 838 10.6   Welsh 17 0.2
  Different state 423 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 32 0.4   Other ancestries 2,737 32.8
 
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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