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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 3,578 100.0
      enrolled in school 803 100.0   Native 3,559 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 45 5.6       Born in United States 3,548 99.2
Kindergarten 44 5.5           State of residence 2,833 79.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 385 47.9           Different state 715 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 228 28.4       Born outside United States 11 0.3
College or graduate school 101 12.6   Foreign born 19 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 2,548 100.0       Not a citizen 7 0.2
Less than 9th grade 185 7.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 198 7.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 906 35.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 19 100.0
Some college, no degree 669 26.3   Europe 10 52.6
Associate degree 146 5.7   Asia 3 15.8
Bachelor's degree 316 12.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 128 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 31.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,395 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,929 100.0   English only 3,309 97.5
Never married 479 16.4   Language other than English 86 2.5
Now married, except separated 1,914 65.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.9
Separated 23 0.8   Spanish 40 1.2
Widowed 234 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.2
 Female 190 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 45 1.3
Divorced 279 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.6
 Female 141 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1 0.0
                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 3,578 100.0
           under 18 years 26 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,372 94.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 21 80.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 89 2.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 160 4.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,753 100.0   Dutch 93 2.6
Civilian veterans 475 17.3   English 318 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 86 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,348 37.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 734 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 27 3.7   Hungarian 11 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,822 100.0   Irish¹ 342 9.6
With a disability 234 12.8   Italian 18 0.5
 Percent employed 52.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,588 87.2   Norwegian 37 1.0
 Percent employed 89.0 (X)   Polish 15 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 763 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 319 41.8   Russian 28 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 46 1.3
        Scottish 85 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,395 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,174 64.0   Swedish 134 3.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,214 35.8   Swiss 34 1.0
 Same county 503 14.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 711 20.9   United States or American 235 6.6
  Same state 488 14.4   Welsh 18 0.5
  Different state 223 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 7 0.2   Other ancestries 235 6.6
 
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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