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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 34,632 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,777 100.0   Native 34,229 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 577 6.6       Born in United States 34,029 98.3
Kindergarten 521 5.9           State of residence 25,004 72.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,046 46.1           Different state 9,025 26.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,301 26.2       Born outside United States 200 0.6
College or graduate school 1,332 15.2   Foreign born 403 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 193 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 158 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 22,736 100.0       Not a citizen 245 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,141 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,965 8.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,591 33.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 403 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,352 27.9   Europe 120 29.8
Associate degree 1,993 8.8   Asia 68 16.9
Bachelor's degree 2,687 11.8   Africa 44 10.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,007 4.4   Oceania 12 3.0
        Latin America 114 28.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 45 11.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,336 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,311 100.0   English only 30,956 95.7
Never married 5,599 20.5   Language other than English 1,380 4.3
Now married, except separated 16,790 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 416 1.3
Separated 331 1.2   Spanish 1,022 3.2
Widowed 1,962 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 304 0.9
 Female 1,666 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 235 0.7
Divorced 2,629 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.2
 Female 1,418 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 63 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,632 100.0
           under 18 years 309 100.0     Total ancestries reported 37,223 107.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 155 50.2   Arab 34 0.1
        Czech¹ 844 2.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 892 2.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,572 100.0   Dutch 932 2.7
Civilian veterans 3,821 14.9   English 4,200 12.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,089 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 129 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,850 34.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,115 100.0   Greek 106 0.3
With a disability 728 9.0   Hungarian 35 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,794 100.0   Irish¹ 4,677 13.5
With a disability 3,660 19.5   Italian 499 1.4
 Percent employed 62.1 (X)   Lithuanian 35 0.1
No disability 15,134 80.5   Norwegian 587 1.7
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 903 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 5,002 100.0   Portuguese 44 0.1
With a disability 1,959 39.2   Russian 149 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 579 1.7
        Scottish 665 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 32,336 100.0   Subsaharan African 82 0.2
Same house in 1995 17,096 52.9   Swedish 1,931 5.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,982 46.3   Swiss 93 0.3
 Same county 8,897 27.5   Ukrainian 23 0.1
 Different county 6,085 18.8   United States or American 2,651 7.7
  Same state 2,886 8.9   Welsh 271 0.8
  Different state 3,199 9.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 258 0.8   Other ancestries 3,923 11.3
 
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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