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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 22,108 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,652 100.0   Native 22,097 100.0
Nursery school, preschool 250 5.4       Born in United States 22,028 99.6
Kindergarten 269 5.8           State of residence 19,290 87.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,399 51.6           Different state 2,738 12.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,193 25.6       Born outside United States 69 0.3
College or graduate school 541 11.6   Foreign born 11 0.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 14,864 100.0       Not a citizen 7 0.0
Less than 9th grade 2,788 18.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,759 18.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,269 42.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 11 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,743 11.7   Europe 7 63.6
Associate degree 431 2.9   Asia 4 36.4
Bachelor's degree 462 3.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 412 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 5.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,779 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,894 100.0   English only 20,461 98.5
Never married 3,678 20.6   Language other than English 318 1.5
Now married, except separated 10,947 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.4
Separated 247 1.4   Spanish 187 0.9
Widowed 1,347 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.2
 Female 1,144 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 109 0.5
Divorced 1,675 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.2
 Female 770 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,108 100.0
           under 18 years 507 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,942 63.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 310 61.1   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,933 100.0   Dutch 347 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,757 10.4   English 1,268 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 93 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 958 4.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,744 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 594 12.5   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,128 100.0   Irish¹ 1,498 6.8
With a disability 4,925 37.5   Italian 171 0.8
 Percent employed 31.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,203 62.5   Norwegian 32 0.1
 Percent employed 62.0 (X)   Polish 57 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,850 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,649 57.9   Russian 10 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 158 0.7
        Scottish 62 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 20,779 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,497 69.8   Swedish 36 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,224 30.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,827 18.4   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,397 11.5   United States or American 7,307 33.1
  Same state 1,546 7.4   Welsh 31 0.1
  Different state 851 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 58 0.3   Other ancestries 1,830 8.3
 
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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