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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 45,922 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,850 100.0   Native 45,497 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 746 7.6       Born in United States 45,374 98.8
Kindergarten 569 5.8           State of residence 37,681 82.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,235 53.1           Different state 7,693 16.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,321 23.6       Born outside United States 123 0.3
College or graduate school 979 9.9   Foreign born 425 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 131 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 193 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 31,175 100.0       Not a citizen 232 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,036 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,021 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,449 46.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 425 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,852 15.6   Europe 153 36.0
Associate degree 1,473 4.7   Asia 124 29.2
Bachelor's degree 1,989 6.4   Africa 25 5.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,355 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 85 20.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.4 (X)   Northern America 38 8.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,948 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 36,597 100.0   English only 42,055 97.9
Never married 6,727 18.4   Language other than English 893 2.1
Now married, except separated 22,280 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 301 0.7
Separated 347 0.9   Spanish 432 1.0
Widowed 3,013 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 139 0.3
 Female 2,444 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 328 0.8
Divorced 4,230 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 0.3
 Female 2,204 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 115 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 45,922 100.0
           under 18 years 839 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,173 72.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 530 63.2   Arab 15 0.0
        Czech¹ 19 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 34,629 100.0   Dutch 768 1.7
Civilian veterans 4,868 14.1   English 4,694 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 810 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 190 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,839 12.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,643 100.0   Greek 62 0.1
With a disability 716 7.4   Hungarian 74 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,303 100.0   Irish¹ 4,027 8.8
With a disability 5,537 21.1   Italian 648 1.4
 Percent employed 57.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 20,766 78.9   Norwegian 169 0.4
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 238 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 6,323 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.0
With a disability 3,115 49.3   Russian 35 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 563 1.2
        Scottish 913 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,948 100.0   Subsaharan African 31 0.1
Same house in 1995 25,410 59.2   Swedish 267 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,331 40.4   Swiss 77 0.2
 Same county 12,148 28.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,183 12.1   United States or American 9,036 19.7
  Same state 3,139 7.3   Welsh 200 0.4
  Different state 2,044 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 207 0.5   Other ancestries 4,450 9.7
 
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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