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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 4,044 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,127 100.0   Native 3,637 89.9
Nursery school, preschool 61 5.4       Born in United States 3,625 89.6
Kindergarten 33 2.9           State of residence 2,211 54.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 602 53.4           Different state 1,414 35.0
High school (grades 9-12) 311 27.6       Born outside United States 12 0.3
College or graduate school 120 10.6   Foreign born 407 10.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 216 5.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 69 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 2,458 100.0       Not a citizen 338 8.4
Less than 9th grade 253 10.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 303 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 807 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 407 100.0
Some college, no degree 613 24.9   Europe 13 3.2
Associate degree 162 6.6   Asia 12 2.9
Bachelor's degree 234 9.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 86 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 374 91.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.4 (X)   Northern America 8 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,737 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,027 100.0   English only 3,180 85.1
Never married 606 20.0   Language other than English 557 14.9
Now married, except separated 1,917 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 299 8.0
Separated 22 0.7   Spanish 516 13.8
Widowed 195 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 297 7.9
 Female 148 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 22 0.6
Divorced 287 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 124 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,044 100.0
           under 18 years 79 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,384 108.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 37 46.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 139 3.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,811 100.0   Dutch 94 2.3
Civilian veterans 393 14.0   English 762 18.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 87 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 583 14.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,092 100.0   Greek 3 0.1
With a disability 71 6.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,110 100.0   Irish¹ 421 10.4
With a disability 347 16.4   Italian 117 2.9
 Percent employed 59.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,763 83.6   Norwegian 70 1.7
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 8 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 502 100.0   Portuguese 43 1.1
With a disability 217 43.2   Russian 27 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 84 2.1
        Scottish 86 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,737 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,085 55.8   Swedish 153 3.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,586 42.4   Swiss 28 0.7
 Same county 558 14.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,028 27.5   United States or American 401 9.9
  Same state 622 16.6   Welsh 89 2.2
  Different state 406 10.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 66 1.8   Other ancestries 1,151 28.5
 
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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