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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 15,452 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,396 100.0   Native 15,362 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 156 4.6       Born in United States 15,291 99.0
Kindergarten 158 4.7           State of residence 10,148 65.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,760 51.8           Different state 5,143 33.3
High school (grades 9-12) 785 23.1       Born outside United States 71 0.5
College or graduate school 537 15.8   Foreign born 90 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 35 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 10,752 100.0       Not a citizen 81 0.5
Less than 9th grade 806 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,209 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,497 41.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 90 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,104 19.6   Europe 17 18.9
Associate degree 1,093 10.2   Asia 15 16.7
Bachelor's degree 683 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 360 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 52 57.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.3 (X)   Northern America 6 6.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,590 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,578 100.0   English only 14,234 97.6
Never married 2,335 18.6   Language other than English 356 2.4
Now married, except separated 7,515 59.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 168 1.2
Separated 81 0.6   Spanish 201 1.4
Widowed 1,281 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.7
 Female 1,104 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 140 1.0
Divorced 1,366 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
 Female 745 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,452 100.0
           under 18 years 198 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,197 72.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 115 58.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,953 100.0   Dutch 452 2.9
Civilian veterans 1,769 14.8   English 1,947 12.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 433 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,587 16.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,167 100.0   Greek 29 0.2
With a disability 249 7.9   Hungarian 28 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,262 100.0   Irish¹ 1,401 9.1
With a disability 1,798 21.8   Italian 137 0.9
 Percent employed 55.5 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.1
No disability 6,464 78.2   Norwegian 46 0.3
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 47 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,671 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,077 40.3   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 205 1.3
        Scottish 159 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,590 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,142 62.7   Swedish 104 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,367 36.8   Swiss 58 0.4
 Same county 3,362 23.0   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 2,005 13.7   United States or American 2,342 15.2
  Same state 1,022 7.0   Welsh 109 0.7
  Different state 983 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 81 0.6   Other ancestries 1,031 6.7
 
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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