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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 33,166 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,437 100.0   Native 32,960 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 615 7.3       Born in United States 32,902 99.2
Kindergarten 477 5.7           State of residence 27,652 83.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,231 50.1           Different state 5,250 15.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,965 23.3       Born outside United States 58 0.2
College or graduate school 1,149 13.6   Foreign born 206 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 61 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 55 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 21,074 100.0       Not a citizen 151 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,979 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,930 18.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,652 31.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 206 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,586 21.8   Europe 42 20.4
Associate degree 1,311 6.2   Asia 52 25.2
Bachelor's degree 1,740 8.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 876 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 105 51.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.0 (X)   Northern America 7 3.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,880 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,897 100.0   English only 30,141 97.6
Never married 5,660 21.9   Language other than English 739 2.4
Now married, except separated 14,949 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 226 0.7
Separated 636 2.5   Spanish 463 1.5
Widowed 2,316 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 170 0.6
 Female 1,979 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 130 0.4
Divorced 2,336 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
 Female 1,257 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 86 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,166 100.0
           under 18 years 912 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,990 75.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 539 59.1   Arab 60 0.2
        Czech¹ 13 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,281 100.0   Dutch 140 0.4
Civilian veterans 2,590 10.7   English 2,383 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 530 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 144 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,034 3.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,883 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 712 9.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,258 100.0   Irish¹ 1,995 6.0
With a disability 4,227 23.2   Italian 199 0.6
 Percent employed 47.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 14,031 76.8   Norwegian 27 0.1
 Percent employed 71.5 (X)   Polish 39 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 4,200 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 2,198 52.3   Russian 42 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 623 1.9
        Scottish 287 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 22 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 30,880 100.0   Subsaharan African 118 0.4
Same house in 1995 18,707 60.6   Swedish 38 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,039 39.0   Swiss 30 0.1
 Same county 7,021 22.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,018 16.3   United States or American 7,129 21.5
  Same state 3,284 10.6   Welsh 12 0.0
  Different state 1,734 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 134 0.4   Other ancestries 10,100 30.5
 
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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