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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 14,092 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,393 100.0   Native 14,071 99.9
Nursery school, preschool 282 8.3       Born in United States 14,051 99.7
Kindergarten 211 6.2           State of residence 8,598 61.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,687 49.7           Different state 5,453 38.7
High school (grades 9-12) 839 24.7       Born outside United States 20 0.1
College or graduate school 374 11.0   Foreign born 21 0.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 9,256 100.0       Not a citizen 15 0.1
Less than 9th grade 2,165 23.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,775 19.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,218 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 21 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,218 13.2   Europe 9 42.9
Associate degree 284 3.1   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 313 3.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 283 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 12 57.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 57.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,218 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,174 100.0   English only 13,032 98.6
Never married 2,101 18.8   Language other than English 186 1.4
Now married, except separated 6,901 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.4
Separated 162 1.4   Spanish 130 1.0
Widowed 907 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.2
 Female 756 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 47 0.4
Divorced 1,103 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.2
 Female 545 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 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 14,092 100.0
           under 18 years 187 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,181 79.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 126 67.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,540 100.0   Dutch 150 1.1
Civilian veterans 990 9.4   English 2,117 15.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 113 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 43 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,139 8.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,302 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 327 9.9   Hungarian 5 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,061 100.0   Irish¹ 1,084 7.7
With a disability 2,697 33.5   Italian 63 0.4
 Percent employed 37.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,364 66.5   Norwegian 7 0.0
 Percent employed 64.4 (X)   Polish 39 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,678 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 938 55.9   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 67 0.5
        Scottish 89 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,218 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,070 68.6   Swedish 14 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,126 31.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,621 19.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,505 11.4   United States or American 4,492 31.9
  Same state 738 5.6   Welsh 36 0.3
  Different state 767 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.2   Other ancestries 1,691 12.0
 
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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