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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lewis 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 10,494 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,870 100.0   Native 10,430 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 190 6.6       Born in United States 10,405 99.2
Kindergarten 127 4.4           State of residence 3,975 37.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,197 41.7           Different state 6,430 61.3
High school (grades 9-12) 580 20.2       Born outside United States 25 0.2
College or graduate school 776 27.0   Foreign born 64 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,533 100.0       Not a citizen 32 0.3
Less than 9th grade 498 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 844 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,907 44.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 64 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,162 17.8   Europe 25 39.1
Associate degree 273 4.2   Asia 20 31.3
Bachelor's degree 590 9.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 259 4.0   Oceania 7 10.9
        Latin America 10 15.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 2 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,760 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,287 100.0   English only 9,356 95.9
Never married 1,806 21.8   Language other than English 404 4.1
Now married, except separated 4,771 57.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 166 1.7
Separated 56 0.7   Spanish 84 0.9
Widowed 803 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.2
 Female 685 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 289 3.0
Divorced 851 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 1.4
 Female 456 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 31 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,494 100.0
           under 18 years 115 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,923 75.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 68 59.1   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 9 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,858 100.0   Dutch 212 2.0
Civilian veterans 999 12.7   English 950 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 203 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 34 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,684 25.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,604 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 156 6.0   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,456 100.0   Irish¹ 1,110 10.6
With a disability 813 14.9   Italian 105 1.0
 Percent employed 61.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,643 85.1   Norwegian 14 0.1
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 127 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,507 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 558 37.0   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 186 1.8
        Scottish 168 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,760 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.2
Same house in 1995 5,544 56.8   Swedish 67 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,172 42.7   Swiss 14 0.1
 Same county 1,983 20.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,189 22.4   United States or American 1,137 10.8
  Same state 863 8.8   Welsh 43 0.4
  Different state 1,326 13.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 44 0.5   Other ancestries 809 7.7
 
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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