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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 24,131 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,784 100.0   Native 23,860 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 504 7.4       Born in United States 23,726 98.3
Kindergarten 488 7.2           State of residence 16,597 68.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,186 47.0           Different state 7,129 29.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,612 23.8       Born outside United States 134 0.6
College or graduate school 994 14.7   Foreign born 271 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 124 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 117 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 15,093 100.0       Not a citizen 154 0.6
Less than 9th grade 683 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 910 6.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,654 30.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 271 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,532 23.4   Europe 124 45.8
Associate degree 1,466 9.7   Asia 79 29.2
Bachelor's degree 2,905 19.2   Africa 32 11.8
Graduate or professional degree 943 6.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 27 10.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.4 (X)   Northern America 9 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,198 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,176 100.0   English only 21,458 96.7
Never married 3,843 21.1   Language other than English 740 3.3
Now married, except separated 12,257 67.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 256 1.2
Separated 97 0.5   Spanish 223 1.0
Widowed 808 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.3
 Female 707 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 406 1.8
Divorced 1,171 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 0.6
 Female 580 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 53 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,131 100.0
           under 18 years 148 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,232 125.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 53 35.8   Arab 27 0.1
        Czech¹ 322 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 798 3.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,940 100.0   Dutch 2,046 8.5
Civilian veterans 2,282 13.5   English 1,522 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 722 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 114 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,154 46.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,977 100.0   Greek 41 0.2
With a disability 266 4.5   Hungarian 17 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,684 100.0   Irish¹ 2,872 11.9
With a disability 1,411 10.3   Italian 161 0.7
 Percent employed 75.5 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 12,273 89.7   Norwegian 5,820 24.1
 Percent employed 88.6 (X)   Polish 244 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,279 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 842 36.9   Russian 120 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 190 0.8
        Scottish 164 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,198 100.0   Subsaharan African 51 0.2
Same house in 1995 11,791 53.1   Swedish 1,211 5.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,299 46.4   Swiss 188 0.8
 Same county 2,544 11.5   Ukrainian 31 0.1
 Different county 7,755 34.9   United States or American 891 3.7
  Same state 5,555 25.0   Welsh 159 0.7
  Different state 2,200 9.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 108 0.5   Other ancestries 1,352 5.6
 
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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