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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 6,429 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,465 100.0   Native 6,383 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 109 7.4       Born in United States 6,364 99.0
Kindergarten 81 5.5           State of residence 4,909 76.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 694 47.4           Different state 1,455 22.6
High school (grades 9-12) 412 28.1       Born outside United States 19 0.3
College or graduate school 169 11.5   Foreign born 46 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 20 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 4,516 100.0       Not a citizen 26 0.4
Less than 9th grade 547 12.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 363 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,740 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 46 100.0
Some college, no degree 932 20.6   Europe 16 34.8
Associate degree 295 6.5   Asia 15 32.6
Bachelor's degree 502 11.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 137 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 17.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.8 (X)   Northern America 7 15.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,070 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,222 100.0   English only 5,822 95.9
Never married 993 19.0   Language other than English 248 4.1
Now married, except separated 3,284 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.8
Separated 35 0.7   Spanish 87 1.4
Widowed 606 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.2
 Female 499 9.6   Other Indo-European languages 141 2.3
Divorced 304 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.5
 Female 121 2.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,429 100.0
           under 18 years 26 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,971 124.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 19 73.1   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 62 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 772 12.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,908 100.0   Dutch 346 5.4
Civilian veterans 674 13.7   English 244 3.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 150 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,715 42.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,341 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 104 7.8   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,149 100.0   Irish¹ 449 7.0
With a disability 417 13.2   Italian 48 0.7
 Percent employed 66.2 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.1
No disability 2,732 86.8   Norwegian 1,229 19.1
 Percent employed 85.9 (X)   Polish 823 12.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,404 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 543 38.7   Russian 17 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 24 0.4
        Scottish 36 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,070 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,111 67.7   Swedish 286 4.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,945 32.0   Swiss 20 0.3
 Same county 981 16.2   Ukrainian 1 0.0
 Different county 964 15.9   United States or American 189 2.9
  Same state 574 9.5   Welsh 12 0.2
  Different state 390 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 14 0.2   Other ancestries 512 8.0
 
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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