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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 18,837 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,528 100.0   Native 18,571 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 182 4.0       Born in United States 18,499 98.2
Kindergarten 225 5.0           State of residence 8,098 43.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,452 54.2           Different state 10,401 55.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,241 27.4       Born outside United States 72 0.4
College or graduate school 428 9.5   Foreign born 266 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 46 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 194 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 13,008 100.0       Not a citizen 72 0.4
Less than 9th grade 851 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,720 13.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,948 38.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 266 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,016 23.2   Europe 155 58.3
Associate degree 695 5.3   Asia 28 10.5
Bachelor's degree 1,217 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 561 4.3   Oceania 1 0.4
        Latin America 21 7.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 61 22.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,892 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,092 100.0   English only 17,110 95.6
Never married 2,614 17.3   Language other than English 782 4.4
Now married, except separated 9,339 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 240 1.3
Separated 197 1.3   Spanish 231 1.3
Widowed 1,184 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.4
 Female 893 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 478 2.7
Divorced 1,758 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 138 0.8
 Female 814 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,837 100.0
           under 18 years 318 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,648 104.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 210 66.0   Arab 27 0.1
        Czech¹ 136 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 221 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,077 100.0   Dutch 609 3.2
Civilian veterans 2,828 20.1   English 2,477 13.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 869 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 307 1.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,408 23.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,407 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 239 5.4   Hungarian 44 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,555 100.0   Irish¹ 2,393 12.7
With a disability 2,568 24.3   Italian 358 1.9
 Percent employed 35.2 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 7,987 75.7   Norwegian 1,749 9.3
 Percent employed 66.4 (X)   Polish 327 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,738 100.0   Portuguese 28 0.1
With a disability 1,205 44.0   Russian 130 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 429 2.3
        Scottish 543 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 22 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 17,892 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,956 55.6   Swedish 576 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,874 44.0   Swiss 106 0.6
 Same county 4,211 23.5   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 3,663 20.5   United States or American 1,407 7.5
  Same state 862 4.8   Welsh 161 0.9
  Different state 2,801 15.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 62 0.3   Other ancestries 2,300 12.2
 
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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