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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 35,204 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,171 100.0   Native 34,385 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 575 7.0       Born in United States 34,227 97.2
Kindergarten 460 5.6           State of residence 22,669 64.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,429 54.2           Different state 11,558 32.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,855 22.7       Born outside United States 158 0.4
College or graduate school 852 10.4   Foreign born 819 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 585 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 243 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 22,882 100.0       Not a citizen 576 1.6
Less than 9th grade 1,930 8.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,244 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,504 41.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 819 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,604 20.1   Europe 105 12.8
Associate degree 823 3.6   Asia 48 5.9
Bachelor's degree 1,830 8.0   Africa 35 4.3
Graduate or professional degree 947 4.1   Oceania 38 4.6
        Latin America 535 65.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.4 (X)   Northern America 58 7.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,695 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,250 100.0   English only 31,163 95.3
Never married 4,569 16.8   Language other than English 1,532 4.7
Now married, except separated 17,395 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 731 2.2
Separated 429 1.6   Spanish 958 2.9
Widowed 1,936 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 562 1.7
 Female 1,609 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 480 1.5
Divorced 2,921 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.4
 Female 1,585 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,204 100.0
           under 18 years 657 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,702 84.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 400 60.9   Arab 24 0.1
        Czech¹ 167 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 106 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,620 100.0   Dutch 872 2.5
Civilian veterans 3,803 14.8   English 3,650 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 893 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 53 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,182 17.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,108 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 497 6.1   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,851 100.0   Irish¹ 4,257 12.1
With a disability 4,085 21.7   Italian 492 1.4
 Percent employed 49.0 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 14,766 78.3   Norwegian 377 1.1
 Percent employed 82.0 (X)   Polish 406 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 5,119 100.0   Portuguese 54 0.2
With a disability 2,338 45.7   Russian 66 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 640 1.8
        Scottish 392 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 32,695 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.0
Same house in 1995 17,935 54.9   Swedish 319 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,526 44.4   Swiss 148 0.4
 Same county 6,928 21.2   Ukrainian 57 0.2
 Different county 7,598 23.2   United States or American 5,048 14.3
  Same state 4,989 15.3   Welsh 121 0.3
  Different state 2,609 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 40 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 234 0.7   Other ancestries 5,282 15.0
 
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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