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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 19,411 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,483 100.0   Native 18,222 93.9
Nursery school, preschool 240 5.4       Born in United States 18,069 93.1
Kindergarten 159 3.5           State of residence 7,826 40.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,274 50.7           Different state 10,243 52.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,064 23.7       Born outside United States 153 0.8
College or graduate school 746 16.6   Foreign born 1,189 6.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 405 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 446 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,849 100.0       Not a citizen 743 3.8
Less than 9th grade 691 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,449 10.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,905 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,189 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,800 27.4   Europe 149 12.5
Associate degree 848 6.1   Asia 46 3.9
Bachelor's degree 1,849 13.4   Africa 12 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,307 9.4   Oceania 9 0.8
        Latin America 952 80.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 21 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,448 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,813 100.0   English only 14,627 79.3
Never married 2,769 17.5   Language other than English 3,821 20.7
Now married, except separated 9,599 60.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,289 7.0
Separated 290 1.8   Spanish 3,563 19.3
Widowed 1,099 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,220 6.6
 Female 889 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 178 1.0
Divorced 2,056 13.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.2
 Female 1,218 7.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,411 100.0
           under 18 years 320 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,729 96.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 147 45.9   Arab 36 0.2
        Czech¹ 87 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 37 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,992 100.0   Dutch 264 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,816 18.8   English 2,431 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 462 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,513 12.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,965 100.0   Greek 23 0.1
With a disability 266 6.7   Hungarian 54 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,861 100.0   Irish¹ 2,304 11.9
With a disability 2,399 22.1   Italian 454 2.3
 Percent employed 58.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,462 77.9   Norwegian 241 1.2
 Percent employed 69.8 (X)   Polish 202 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,415 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.1
With a disability 1,179 34.5   Russian 76 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 453 2.3
        Scottish 433 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,448 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,268 50.2   Swedish 163 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,870 48.1   Swiss 81 0.4
 Same county 3,549 19.2   Ukrainian 50 0.3
 Different county 5,321 28.8   United States or American 1,783 9.2
  Same state 2,205 12.0   Welsh 125 0.6
  Different state 3,116 16.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 20 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 310 1.7   Other ancestries 6,333 32.6
 
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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