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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 38,944 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,611 100.0   Native 38,727 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 632 6.0       Born in United States 38,637 99.2
Kindergarten 657 6.2           State of residence 30,729 78.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,561 52.4           Different state 7,908 20.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,531 23.9       Born outside United States 90 0.2
College or graduate school 1,230 11.6   Foreign born 217 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 90 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 89 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 24,092 100.0       Not a citizen 128 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,990 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,707 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,320 42.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 217 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,744 19.7   Europe 49 22.6
Associate degree 1,006 4.2   Asia 61 28.1
Bachelor's degree 1,566 6.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 759 3.2   Oceania 2 0.9
        Latin America 80 36.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.4 (X)   Northern America 25 11.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,085 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,276 100.0   English only 35,323 97.9
Never married 6,533 22.3   Language other than English 762 2.1
Now married, except separated 17,799 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 232 0.6
Separated 364 1.2   Spanish 404 1.1
Widowed 1,729 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.3
 Female 1,400 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 308 0.9
Divorced 2,851 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 89 0.2
 Female 1,501 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,944 100.0
           under 18 years 551 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,371 93.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 285 51.7   Arab 29 0.1
        Czech¹ 425 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 58 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,213 100.0   Dutch 763 2.0
Civilian veterans 3,997 14.7   English 3,070 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,722 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 103 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,189 31.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,237 100.0   Greek 81 0.2
With a disability 820 8.0   Hungarian 85 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,445 100.0   Irish¹ 5,377 13.8
With a disability 3,832 17.9   Italian 967 2.5
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 41 0.1
No disability 17,613 82.1   Norwegian 113 0.3
 Percent employed 81.9 (X)   Polish 823 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,933 100.0   Portuguese 43 0.1
With a disability 1,836 46.7   Russian 64 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 477 1.2
        Scottish 338 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 59 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 36,085 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.0
Same house in 1995 19,491 54.0   Swedish 209 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,511 45.8   Swiss 62 0.2
 Same county 7,292 20.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 9,219 25.5   United States or American 4,533 11.6
  Same state 7,005 19.4   Welsh 141 0.4
  Different state 2,214 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 83 0.2   Other ancestries 4,589 11.8
 
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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