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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 31,340 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,089 100.0   Native 31,062 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 475 6.7       Born in United States 30,834 98.4
Kindergarten 310 4.4           State of residence 18,986 60.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,814 53.8           Different state 11,848 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,547 21.8       Born outside United States 228 0.7
College or graduate school 943 13.3   Foreign born 278 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 158 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 123 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 21,361 100.0       Not a citizen 155 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,570 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,924 18.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,832 36.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 278 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,582 16.8   Europe 73 26.3
Associate degree 912 4.3   Asia 78 28.1
Bachelor's degree 1,780 8.3   Africa 10 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 761 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 97 34.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.6 (X)   Northern America 20 7.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,464 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,180 100.0   English only 28,609 97.1
Never married 4,537 18.0   Language other than English 855 2.9
Now married, except separated 15,350 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 322 1.1
Separated 386 1.5   Spanish 442 1.5
Widowed 2,138 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 163 0.6
 Female 1,869 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 368 1.2
Divorced 2,769 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 119 0.4
 Female 1,481 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 37 0.1
                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 31,340 100.0
           under 18 years 707 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,896 73.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 396 56.0   Arab 21 0.1
        Czech¹ 33 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 24 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,858 100.0   Dutch 256 0.8
Civilian veterans 3,133 13.1   English 2,291 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 386 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 43 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,132 6.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,645 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 515 7.8   Hungarian 31 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,794 100.0   Irish¹ 2,911 9.3
With a disability 3,718 20.9   Italian 193 0.6
 Percent employed 51.4 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 14,076 79.1   Norwegian 78 0.2
 Percent employed 79.3 (X)   Polish 115 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,719 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,395 50.8   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,088 3.5
        Scottish 539 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 29,464 100.0   Subsaharan African 190 0.6
Same house in 1995 17,005 57.7   Swedish 103 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,282 41.7   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 7,474 25.4   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 4,808 16.3   United States or American 7,545 24.1
  Same state 1,757 6.0   Welsh 119 0.4
  Different state 3,051 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 177 0.6   Other ancestries 4,740 15.1
 
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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