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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 33,616 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,510 100.0   Native 32,938 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 397 5.3       Born in United States 32,691 97.2
Kindergarten 416 5.5           State of residence 20,743 61.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,743 49.8           Different state 11,948 35.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,978 26.3       Born outside United States 247 0.7
College or graduate school 976 13.0   Foreign born 678 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 134 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 468 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 24,094 100.0       Not a citizen 210 0.6
Less than 9th grade 842 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,065 8.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,460 35.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 678 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,732 19.6   Europe 355 52.4
Associate degree 1,583 6.6   Asia 102 15.0
Bachelor's degree 4,062 16.9   Africa 7 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,350 9.8   Oceania 10 1.5
        Latin America 23 3.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.9 (X)   Northern America 181 26.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,979 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,470 100.0   English only 31,073 97.2
Never married 5,242 19.1   Language other than English 906 2.8
Now married, except separated 16,458 59.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 186 0.6
Separated 314 1.1   Spanish 201 0.6
Widowed 2,195 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.1
 Female 1,787 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 607 1.9
Divorced 3,261 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 126 0.4
 Female 1,786 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 81 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,616 100.0
           under 18 years 415 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,728 109.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 191 46.0   Arab 26 0.1
        Czech¹ 145 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 212 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,962 100.0   Dutch 517 1.5
Civilian veterans 4,772 18.4   English 8,753 26.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,034 9.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,264 3.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,937 11.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,891 100.0   Greek 72 0.2
With a disability 632 9.2   Hungarian 57 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,932 100.0   Irish¹ 4,561 13.6
With a disability 3,246 17.1   Italian 1,159 3.4
 Percent employed 62.2 (X)   Lithuanian 114 0.3
No disability 15,686 82.9   Norwegian 363 1.1
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 603 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 5,961 100.0   Portuguese 136 0.4
With a disability 2,418 40.6   Russian 205 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 960 2.9
        Scottish 2,112 6.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 25 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 31,979 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 20,765 64.9   Swedish 720 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,060 34.6   Swiss 99 0.3
 Same county 5,245 16.4   Ukrainian 111 0.3
 Different county 5,815 18.2   United States or American 4,100 12.2
  Same state 2,783 8.7   Welsh 310 0.9
  Different state 3,032 9.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 154 0.5   Other ancestries 3,125 9.3
 
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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