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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 29,641 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,154 100.0   Native 29,174 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 469 6.6       Born in United States 29,100 98.2
Kindergarten 401 5.6           State of residence 24,051 81.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,337 46.6           Different state 5,049 17.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,092 29.2       Born outside United States 74 0.2
College or graduate school 855 12.0   Foreign born 467 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 155 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 250 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 20,120 100.0       Not a citizen 217 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,379 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,327 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,332 41.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 467 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,745 18.6   Europe 241 51.6
Associate degree 1,605 8.0   Asia 110 23.6
Bachelor's degree 1,847 9.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 885 4.4   Oceania 4 0.9
        Latin America 84 18.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 28 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,975 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,835 100.0   English only 26,953 96.3
Never married 4,800 20.1   Language other than English 1,022 3.7
Now married, except separated 14,937 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 344 1.2
Separated 284 1.2   Spanish 336 1.2
Widowed 1,796 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 139 0.5
 Female 1,465 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 528 1.9
Divorced 2,018 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 137 0.5
 Female 1,095 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 133 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,641 100.0
           under 18 years 324 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,436 119.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 132 40.7   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 398 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 287 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,083 100.0   Dutch 793 2.7
Civilian veterans 3,399 15.4   English 1,295 4.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,646 5.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 687 2.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,416 55.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,514 100.0   Greek 53 0.2
With a disability 518 8.0   Hungarian 75 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,232 100.0   Irish¹ 2,682 9.0
With a disability 2,578 15.9   Italian 627 2.1
 Percent employed 58.6 (X)   Lithuanian 64 0.2
No disability 13,654 84.1   Norwegian 2,107 7.1
 Percent employed 81.8 (X)   Polish 2,529 8.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,474 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,786 39.9   Russian 118 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 215 0.7
        Scottish 334 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 67 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 27,975 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 17,761 63.5   Swedish 1,399 4.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,028 35.8   Swiss 375 1.3
 Same county 6,090 21.8   Ukrainian 60 0.2
 Different county 3,938 14.1   United States or American 1,022 3.4
  Same state 2,772 9.9   Welsh 88 0.3
  Different state 1,166 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 186 0.7   Other ancestries 2,086 7.0
 
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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