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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lewis 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 3,747 100.0
      enrolled in school 885 100.0   Native 3,705 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 40 4.5       Born in United States 3,690 98.5
Kindergarten 51 5.8           State of residence 2,082 55.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 448 50.6           Different state 1,608 42.9
High school (grades 9-12) 254 28.7       Born outside United States 15 0.4
College or graduate school 92 10.4   Foreign born 42 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 23 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 2,596 100.0       Not a citizen 19 0.5
Less than 9th grade 169 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 241 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 902 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 42 100.0
Some college, no degree 738 28.4   Europe 10 23.8
Associate degree 161 6.2   Asia 4 9.5
Bachelor's degree 289 11.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 96 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 13 31.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.2 (X)   Northern America 15 35.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,564 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,000 100.0   English only 3,454 96.9
Never married 519 17.3   Language other than English 110 3.1
Now married, except separated 1,843 61.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 1.6
Separated 29 1.0   Spanish 57 1.6
Widowed 273 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.8
 Female 230 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 24 0.7
Divorced 336 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.4
 Female 147 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,747 100.0
           under 18 years 63 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,124 110.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 44 69.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 17 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,806 100.0   Dutch 107 2.9
Civilian veterans 533 19.0   English 519 13.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 209 5.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,192 31.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 844 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 53 6.3   Hungarian 7 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,020 100.0   Irish¹ 467 12.5
With a disability 550 27.2   Italian 27 0.7
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.1
No disability 1,470 72.8   Norwegian 161 4.3
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 45 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 691 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.1
With a disability 246 35.6   Russian 11 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 96 2.6
        Scottish 77 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,564 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.1
Same house in 1995 2,381 66.8   Swedish 135 3.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,173 32.9   Swiss 22 0.6
 Same county 355 10.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 818 23.0   United States or American 519 13.9
  Same state 494 13.9   Welsh 43 1.1
  Different state 324 9.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 10 0.3   Other ancestries 424 11.3
 
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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