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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 44,479 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,074 100.0   Native 42,619 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 612 6.7       Born in United States 42,303 95.1
Kindergarten 421 4.6           State of residence 19,846 44.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,524 49.9           Different state 22,457 50.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,464 27.2       Born outside United States 316 0.7
College or graduate school 1,053 11.6   Foreign born 1,860 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 868 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 660 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 32,000 100.0       Not a citizen 1,200 2.7
Less than 9th grade 1,202 3.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,636 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,273 29.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,860 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,443 29.5   Europe 423 22.7
Associate degree 1,799 5.6   Asia 235 12.6
Bachelor's degree 3,966 12.4   Africa 34 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 2,681 8.4   Oceania 59 3.2
        Latin America 919 49.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.9 (X)   Northern America 190 10.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,327 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 36,821 100.0   English only 39,907 94.3
Never married 7,187 19.5   Language other than English 2,420 5.7
Now married, except separated 20,258 55.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,178 2.8
Separated 696 1.9   Spanish 1,600 3.8
Widowed 3,090 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 947 2.2
 Female 2,429 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 535 1.3
Divorced 5,590 15.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 91 0.2
 Female 3,304 9.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 198 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,479 100.0
           under 18 years 757 100.0     Total ancestries reported 50,536 113.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 413 54.6   Arab 38 0.1
        Czech¹ 339 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 787 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 34,900 100.0   Dutch 1,347 3.0
Civilian veterans 6,828 19.6   English 7,124 16.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,044 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 478 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,178 20.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,733 100.0   Greek 86 0.2
With a disability 1,029 11.8   Hungarian 111 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,780 100.0   Irish¹ 6,291 14.1
With a disability 5,387 21.7   Italian 1,249 2.8
 Percent employed 52.7 (X)   Lithuanian 117 0.3
No disability 19,393 78.3   Norwegian 2,099 4.7
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 759 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 8,453 100.0   Portuguese 142 0.3
With a disability 3,323 39.3   Russian 329 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,454 3.3
        Scottish 1,706 3.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,327 100.0   Subsaharan African 31 0.1
Same house in 1995 19,792 46.8   Swedish 1,403 3.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,779 51.5   Swiss 443 1.0
 Same county 10,328 24.4   Ukrainian 64 0.1
 Different county 11,451 27.1   United States or American 3,019 6.8
  Same state 6,172 14.6   Welsh 584 1.3
  Different state 5,279 12.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 756 1.8   Other ancestries 9,278 20.9
 
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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