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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 62,319 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,147 100.0   Native 61,985 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 790 5.2       Born in United States 61,784 99.1
Kindergarten 857 5.7           State of residence 28,033 45.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,101 46.9           Different state 33,751 54.2
High school (grades 9-12) 3,656 24.1       Born outside United States 201 0.3
College or graduate school 2,743 18.1   Foreign born 334 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 170 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 185 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 41,685 100.0       Not a citizen 149 0.2
Less than 9th grade 3,179 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,976 16.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,115 43.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 334 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,274 17.4   Europe 132 39.5
Associate degree 1,865 4.5   Asia 141 42.2
Bachelor's degree 2,678 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,598 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 54 16.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.6 (X)   Northern America 7 2.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 58,476 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 49,868 100.0   English only 57,360 98.1
Never married 9,859 19.8   Language other than English 1,116 1.9
Now married, except separated 29,242 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 349 0.6
Separated 817 1.6   Spanish 560 1.0
Widowed 4,251 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 0.3
 Female 3,525 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 377 0.6
Divorced 5,699 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.2
 Female 3,196 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 117 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 62,319 100.0
           under 18 years 1,192 100.0     Total ancestries reported 42,317 67.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 683 57.3   Arab 58 0.1
        Czech¹ 67 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 47,113 100.0   Dutch 1,043 1.7
Civilian veterans 6,888 14.6   English 5,706 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 720 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 60 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,447 10.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,855 100.0   Greek 49 0.1
With a disability 1,456 10.5   Hungarian 202 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 35,601 100.0   Irish¹ 6,196 9.9
With a disability 10,315 29.0   Italian 750 1.2
 Percent employed 41.6 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.0
No disability 25,286 71.0   Norwegian 119 0.2
 Percent employed 68.8 (X)   Polish 296 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 8,483 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.0
With a disability 4,191 49.4   Russian 43 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 655 1.1
        Scottish 661 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 53 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 58,476 100.0   Subsaharan African 60 0.1
Same house in 1995 38,110 65.2   Swedish 68 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 20,174 34.5   Swiss 53 0.1
 Same county 13,278 22.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,896 11.8   United States or American 12,730 20.4
  Same state 1,555 2.7   Welsh 587 0.9
  Different state 5,341 9.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 192 0.3   Other ancestries 5,651 9.1
 
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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