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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 39,926 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,223 100.0   Native 39,581 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 502 5.4       Born in United States 39,441 98.8
Kindergarten 585 6.3           State of residence 29,626 74.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,910 53.2           Different state 9,815 24.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,168 23.5       Born outside United States 140 0.4
College or graduate school 1,058 11.5   Foreign born 345 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 177 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 112 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 26,145 100.0       Not a citizen 233 0.6
Less than 9th grade 4,576 17.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,441 17.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,022 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 345 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,870 14.8   Europe 87 25.2
Associate degree 966 3.7   Asia 29 8.4
Bachelor's degree 1,353 5.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 917 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 154 44.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.5 (X)   Northern America 75 21.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 37,272 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,294 100.0   English only 35,860 96.2
Never married 5,236 16.7   Language other than English 1,412 3.8
Now married, except separated 19,631 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 768 2.1
Separated 503 1.6   Spanish 437 1.2
Widowed 2,465 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 201 0.5
 Female 2,115 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 909 2.4
Divorced 3,459 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 547 1.5
 Female 1,811 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 42 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 39,926 100.0
           under 18 years 842 100.0     Total ancestries reported 26,633 66.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 474 56.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 25 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 35 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,494 100.0   Dutch 337 0.8
Civilian veterans 3,327 11.3   English 2,418 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 540 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 65 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,436 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,203 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 833 9.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,125 100.0   Irish¹ 4,526 11.3
With a disability 5,208 23.5   Italian 349 0.9
 Percent employed 46.4 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 16,917 76.5   Norwegian 60 0.2
 Percent employed 75.6 (X)   Polish 200 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 5,560 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 2,716 48.8   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 682 1.7
        Scottish 380 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 37,272 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 22,712 60.9   Swedish 111 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,443 38.8   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 10,204 27.4   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 4,239 11.4   United States or American 9,534 23.9
  Same state 1,953 5.2   Welsh 34 0.1
  Different state 2,286 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 117 0.3   Other ancestries 3,846 9.6
 
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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