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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 26,944 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,915 100.0   Native 26,639 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 267 3.9       Born in United States 26,460 98.2
Kindergarten 409 5.9           State of residence 23,829 88.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,621 52.4           Different state 2,631 9.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,001 28.9       Born outside United States 179 0.7
College or graduate school 617 8.9   Foreign born 305 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 80 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 183 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 17,367 100.0       Not a citizen 122 0.5
Less than 9th grade 983 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,325 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,349 48.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 305 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,287 13.2   Europe 100 32.8
Associate degree 1,390 8.0   Asia 42 13.8
Bachelor's degree 1,127 6.5   Africa 6 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 906 5.2   Oceania 4 1.3
        Latin America 30 9.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.0 (X)   Northern America 123 40.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,301 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,961 100.0   English only 24,549 97.0
Never married 5,019 23.9   Language other than English 752 3.0
Now married, except separated 12,489 59.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 219 0.9
Separated 478 2.3   Spanish 247 1.0
Widowed 1,530 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 0.3
 Female 1,226 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 434 1.7
Divorced 1,445 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 111 0.4
 Female 655 3.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 46 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 26,944 100.0
           under 18 years 275 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,830 121.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 126 45.8   Arab 59 0.2
        Czech¹ 59 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 79 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,333 100.0   Dutch 1,001 3.7
Civilian veterans 2,872 14.9   English 3,148 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,784 17.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 491 1.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,861 32.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,826 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 519 7.6   Hungarian 495 1.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,585 100.0   Irish¹ 4,868 18.1
With a disability 2,977 20.4   Italian 999 3.7
 Percent employed 54.0 (X)   Lithuanian 26 0.1
No disability 11,608 79.6   Norwegian 98 0.4
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 1,575 5.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,564 100.0   Portuguese 36 0.1
With a disability 1,425 40.0   Russian 158 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 239 0.9
        Scottish 521 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 23 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 25,301 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 18,011 71.2   Swedish 97 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,170 28.3   Swiss 551 2.0
 Same county 4,280 16.9   Ukrainian 87 0.3
 Different county 2,890 11.4   United States or American 1,497 5.6
  Same state 1,837 7.3   Welsh 491 1.8
  Different state 1,053 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 120 0.5   Other ancestries 2,569 9.5
 
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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