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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 14,573 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,113 100.0   Native 14,375 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 165 4.0       Born in United States 14,322 98.3
Kindergarten 243 5.9           State of residence 6,450 44.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,119 51.5           Different state 7,872 54.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,258 30.6       Born outside United States 53 0.4
College or graduate school 328 8.0   Foreign born 198 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 38 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 122 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 9,049 100.0       Not a citizen 76 0.5
Less than 9th grade 283 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 810 9.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,151 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 198 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,636 29.1   Europe 66 33.3
Associate degree 614 6.8   Asia 21 10.6
Bachelor's degree 1,053 11.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 502 5.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 66 33.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.9 (X)   Northern America 45 22.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,594 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,019 100.0   English only 13,082 96.2
Never married 2,059 18.7   Language other than English 512 3.8
Now married, except separated 7,339 66.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 160 1.2
Separated 67 0.6   Spanish 329 2.4
Widowed 550 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 143 1.1
 Female 429 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 122 0.9
Divorced 1,004 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 480 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 57 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,573 100.0
           under 18 years 151 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,298 105.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 93 61.6   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 78 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 660 4.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,063 100.0   Dutch 285 2.0
Civilian veterans 1,455 14.5   English 4,042 27.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 391 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 56 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,229 15.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,063 100.0   Greek 18 0.1
With a disability 245 6.0   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,706 100.0   Irish¹ 1,181 8.1
With a disability 996 12.9   Italian 595 4.1
 Percent employed 69.3 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.1
No disability 6,710 87.1   Norwegian 513 3.5
 Percent employed 76.2 (X)   Polish 194 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,745 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 664 38.1   Russian 35 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 232 1.6
        Scottish 552 3.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 13,594 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,037 59.1   Swedish 676 4.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,485 40.3   Swiss 432 3.0
 Same county 2,216 16.3   Ukrainian 21 0.1
 Different county 3,269 24.0   United States or American 1,029 7.1
  Same state 1,028 7.6   Welsh 173 1.2
  Different state 2,241 16.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 72 0.5   Other ancestries 1,843 12.6
 
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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