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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 6,087 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,595 100.0   Native 5,980 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 106 6.6       Born in United States 5,952 97.8
Kindergarten 89 5.6           State of residence 3,634 59.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 705 44.2           Different state 2,318 38.1
High school (grades 9-12) 529 33.2       Born outside United States 28 0.5
College or graduate school 166 10.4   Foreign born 107 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 71 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 23 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,214 100.0       Not a citizen 84 1.4
Less than 9th grade 203 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 565 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,475 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 107 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,125 26.7   Europe 18 16.8
Associate degree 288 6.8   Asia 17 15.9
Bachelor's degree 352 8.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 206 4.9   Oceania 2 1.9
        Latin America 69 64.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.8 (X)   Northern America 1 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,765 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,920 100.0   English only 5,368 93.1
Never married 755 15.3   Language other than English 397 6.9
Now married, except separated 3,240 65.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 2.2
Separated 75 1.5   Spanish 285 4.9
Widowed 396 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 1.4
 Female 277 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 89 1.5
Divorced 454 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.4
 Female 228 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 23 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,087 100.0
           under 18 years 44 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,322 87.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 34 77.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 47 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 109 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,639 100.0   Dutch 111 1.8
Civilian veterans 736 15.9   English 653 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 213 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,448 23.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,311 100.0   Greek 22 0.4
With a disability 100 7.6   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,609 100.0   Irish¹ 660 10.8
With a disability 456 17.5   Italian 71 1.2
 Percent employed 57.5 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 2,153 82.5   Norwegian 211 3.5
 Percent employed 85.6 (X)   Polish 48 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 784 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.1
With a disability 344 43.9   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 158 2.6
        Scottish 113 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,765 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.2
Same house in 1995 2,529 43.9   Swedish 136 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,158 54.8   Swiss 11 0.2
 Same county 886 15.4   Ukrainian 8 0.1
 Different county 2,272 39.4   United States or American 424 7.0
  Same state 1,597 27.7   Welsh 64 1.1
  Different state 675 11.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 78 1.4   Other ancestries 765 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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