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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 94,643 100.0
      enrolled in school 21,804 100.0   Native 93,382 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,247 5.7       Born in United States 93,016 98.3
Kindergarten 1,232 5.7           State of residence 80,385 84.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,311 47.3           Different state 12,631 13.3
High school (grades 9-12) 5,098 23.4       Born outside United States 366 0.4
College or graduate school 3,916 18.0   Foreign born 1,261 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 260 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 889 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 64,767 100.0       Not a citizen 372 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,256 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,677 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 29,568 45.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,261 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,712 15.0   Europe 773 61.3
Associate degree 3,776 5.8   Asia 333 26.4
Bachelor's degree 6,437 9.9   Africa 5 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,341 5.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 83 6.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 67 5.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 89,361 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 76,742 100.0   English only 84,856 95.0
Never married 17,952 23.4   Language other than English 4,505 5.0
Now married, except separated 43,412 56.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,416 1.6
Separated 1,330 1.7   Spanish 870 1.0
Widowed 7,511 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 257 0.3
 Female 6,255 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 3,334 3.7
Divorced 6,537 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,066 1.2
 Female 3,671 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 115 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 94,643 100.0
           under 18 years 1,395 100.0     Total ancestries reported 114,282 120.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 593 42.5   Arab 1,227 1.3
        Czech¹ 338 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 103 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 72,698 100.0   Dutch 1,844 1.9
Civilian veterans 10,809 14.9   English 8,946 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,581 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 159 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 25,193 26.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,062 100.0   Greek 620 0.7
With a disability 1,418 7.1   Hungarian 1,285 1.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,479 100.0   Irish¹ 15,223 16.1
With a disability 9,202 18.2   Italian 23,361 24.7
 Percent employed 49.9 (X)   Lithuanian 171 0.2
No disability 41,277 81.8   Norwegian 189 0.2
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 7,468 7.9
     Population 65 years and over 17,197 100.0   Portuguese 31 0.0
With a disability 6,374 37.1   Russian 797 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 4,716 5.0
        Scottish 1,926 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2,179 2.3
  Population 5 years and over 89,361 100.0   Subsaharan African 195 0.2
Same house in 1995 60,669 67.9   Swedish 758 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,236 31.6   Swiss 205 0.2
 Same county 18,534 20.7   Ukrainian 381 0.4
 Different county 9,702 10.9   United States or American 3,616 3.8
  Same state 6,023 6.7   Welsh 1,969 2.1
  Different state 3,679 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 22 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 456 0.5   Other ancestries 9,779 10.3
 
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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