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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lincoln Parish
[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 42,509 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,955 100.0   Native 41,609 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 749 4.2       Born in United States 41,443 97.5
Kindergarten 686 3.8           State of residence 31,935 75.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,212 23.5           Different state 9,508 22.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,151 12.0       Born outside United States 166 0.4
College or graduate school 10,157 56.6   Foreign born 900 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 427 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 299 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 22,059 100.0       Not a citizen 601 1.4
Less than 9th grade 1,414 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,910 13.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,438 24.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 900 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,524 20.5   Europe 94 10.4
Associate degree 756 3.4   Asia 456 50.7
Bachelor's degree 3,636 16.5   Africa 122 13.6
Graduate or professional degree 3,381 15.3   Oceania 12 1.3
        Latin America 193 21.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.4 (X)   Northern America 23 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,947 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 34,755 100.0   English only 37,854 94.8
Never married 13,960 40.2   Language other than English 2,093 5.2
Now married, except separated 15,562 44.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 711 1.8
Separated 711 2.0   Spanish 692 1.7
Widowed 2,280 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 254 0.6
 Female 1,864 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 838 2.1
Divorced 2,242 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 221 0.6
 Female 1,337 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 373 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 182 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,509 100.0
           under 18 years 687 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,823 84.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 443 64.5   Arab 142 0.3
        Czech¹ 28 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 23 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,020 100.0   Dutch 296 0.7
Civilian veterans 2,888 8.7   English 3,326 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,233 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 228 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,135 5.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,432 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 923 7.4   Hungarian 44 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,220 100.0   Irish¹ 2,898 6.8
With a disability 3,457 15.6   Italian 611 1.4
 Percent employed 51.9 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.0
No disability 18,763 84.4   Norwegian 142 0.3
 Percent employed 68.6 (X)   Polish 62 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 4,496 100.0   Portuguese 68 0.2
With a disability 1,959 43.6   Russian 30 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 919 2.2
        Scottish 607 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 39,947 100.0   Subsaharan African 307 0.7
Same house in 1995 19,883 49.8   Swedish 119 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,346 48.4   Swiss 10 0.0
 Same county 8,347 20.9   Ukrainian 26 0.1
 Different county 10,999 27.5   United States or American 3,917 9.2
  Same state 7,155 17.9   Welsh 106 0.2
  Different state 3,844 9.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 96 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 718 1.8   Other ancestries 18,402 43.3
 
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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