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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 15,569 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,631 100.0   Native 15,546 99.9
Nursery school, preschool 147 4.0       Born in United States 15,524 99.7
Kindergarten 189 5.2           State of residence 11,087 71.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,956 53.9           Different state 4,437 28.5
High school (grades 9-12) 938 25.8       Born outside United States 22 0.1
College or graduate school 401 11.0   Foreign born 23 0.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 10,256 100.0       Not a citizen 14 0.1
Less than 9th grade 2,429 23.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,861 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,386 33.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 23 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,565 15.3   Europe 19 82.6
Associate degree 335 3.3   Asia 4 17.4
Bachelor's degree 381 3.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 299 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,661 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,385 100.0   English only 14,461 98.6
Never married 2,374 19.2   Language other than English 200 1.4
Now married, except separated 7,668 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.3
Separated 171 1.4   Spanish 70 0.5
Widowed 1,066 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.2
 Female 913 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 103 0.7
Divorced 1,106 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
 Female 608 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,569 100.0
           under 18 years 314 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,188 65.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 172 54.8   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,653 100.0   Dutch 138 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,272 10.9   English 1,181 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 154 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 664 4.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,662 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 311 8.5   Hungarian 19 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,072 100.0   Irish¹ 1,219 7.8
With a disability 2,999 33.1   Italian 119 0.8
 Percent employed 26.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,073 66.9   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 62.5 (X)   Polish 51 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,922 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.1
With a disability 1,206 62.7   Russian 15 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 228 1.5
        Scottish 158 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,661 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,272 63.2   Swedish 20 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,383 36.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,010 20.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,373 16.2   United States or American 4,938 31.7
  Same state 1,259 8.6   Welsh 94 0.6
  Different state 1,114 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 6 0.0   Other ancestries 1,141 7.3
 
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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