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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 34,803 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,031 100.0   Native 34,627 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 367 4.6       Born in United States 34,560 99.3
Kindergarten 584 7.3           State of residence 29,834 85.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,279 53.3           Different state 4,726 13.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,804 22.5       Born outside United States 67 0.2
College or graduate school 997 12.4   Foreign born 176 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 85 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 22,894 100.0       Not a citizen 110 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,838 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,034 22.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,029 39.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 176 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,421 14.9   Europe 42 23.9
Associate degree 849 3.7   Asia 31 17.6
Bachelor's degree 1,159 5.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 564 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 103 58.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,625 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,385 100.0   English only 31,818 97.5
Never married 4,919 18.0   Language other than English 807 2.5
Now married, except separated 17,313 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 319 1.0
Separated 491 1.8   Spanish 523 1.6
Widowed 2,004 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 240 0.7
 Female 1,652 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 178 0.5
Divorced 2,658 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.2
 Female 1,381 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 74 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,803 100.0
           under 18 years 903 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,475 73.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 626 69.3   Arab 14 0.0
        Czech¹ 3 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,874 100.0   Dutch 200 0.6
Civilian veterans 2,361 9.1   English 1,541 4.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 217 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,436 4.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,118 100.0   Greek 41 0.1
With a disability 868 10.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,218 100.0   Irish¹ 2,930 8.4
With a disability 5,381 26.6   Italian 67 0.2
 Percent employed 45.0 (X)   Lithuanian 29 0.1
No disability 14,837 73.4   Norwegian 52 0.1
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 72 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 4,064 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,251 55.4   Russian 42 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 414 1.2
        Scottish 248 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 32,625 100.0   Subsaharan African 78 0.2
Same house in 1995 21,323 65.4   Swedish 29 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,207 34.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 6,835 21.0   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 4,372 13.4   United States or American 9,151 26.3
  Same state 3,022 9.3   Welsh 13 0.0
  Different state 1,350 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 95 0.3   Other ancestries 8,872 25.5
 
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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