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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lonoke 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 52,828 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,008 100.0   Native 52,106 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 968 6.9       Born in United States 51,537 97.6
Kindergarten 957 6.8           State of residence 35,879 67.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,019 50.1           Different state 15,658 29.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,386 24.2       Born outside United States 569 1.1
College or graduate school 1,678 12.0   Foreign born 722 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 282 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 324 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 33,468 100.0       Not a citizen 398 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,639 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,844 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,944 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 722 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,394 22.1   Europe 254 35.2
Associate degree 1,773 5.3   Asia 213 29.5
Bachelor's degree 3,354 10.0   Africa 4 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,520 4.5   Oceania 16 2.2
        Latin America 198 27.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.6 (X)   Northern America 37 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 49,131 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,312 100.0   English only 47,834 97.4
Never married 7,382 18.3   Language other than English 1,297 2.6
Now married, except separated 25,561 63.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 467 1.0
Separated 463 1.1   Spanish 821 1.7
Widowed 2,719 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 317 0.6
 Female 2,243 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 293 0.6
Divorced 4,187 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.1
 Female 2,247 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 158 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 52,828 100.0
           under 18 years 934 100.0     Total ancestries reported 41,572 78.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 538 57.6   Arab 32 0.1
        Czech¹ 92 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 155 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,962 100.0   Dutch 781 1.5
Civilian veterans 5,820 15.7   English 4,239 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,174 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 288 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,939 11.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,300 100.0   Greek 15 0.0
With a disability 1,191 9.0   Hungarian 23 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,598 100.0   Irish¹ 5,452 10.3
With a disability 7,025 23.7   Italian 804 1.5
 Percent employed 61.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 22,573 76.3   Norwegian 234 0.4
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 394 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,950 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.0
With a disability 2,634 53.2   Russian 95 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,016 1.9
        Scottish 858 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 21 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 49,131 100.0   Subsaharan African 196 0.4
Same house in 1995 25,189 51.3   Swedish 176 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,512 47.9   Swiss 46 0.1
 Same county 9,579 19.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 13,933 28.4   United States or American 9,870 18.7
  Same state 8,651 17.6   Welsh 194 0.4
  Different state 5,282 10.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 430 0.9   Other ancestries 9,437 17.9
 
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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