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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 32,080 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,108 100.0   Native 31,808 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 460 5.7       Born in United States 31,662 98.7
Kindergarten 466 5.7           State of residence 23,480 73.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,285 52.8           Different state 8,182 25.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,014 24.8       Born outside United States 146 0.5
College or graduate school 883 10.9   Foreign born 272 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 177 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 20,746 100.0       Not a citizen 95 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,352 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,306 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,723 42.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 272 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,289 20.7   Europe 81 29.8
Associate degree 767 3.7   Asia 101 37.1
Bachelor's degree 1,554 7.5   Africa 6 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 755 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 63 23.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.5 (X)   Northern America 21 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,999 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,944 100.0   English only 29,097 97.0
Never married 4,182 16.8   Language other than English 902 3.0
Now married, except separated 15,945 63.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 375 1.3
Separated 328 1.3   Spanish 461 1.5
Widowed 1,821 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 223 0.7
 Female 1,489 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 251 0.8
Divorced 2,668 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.2
 Female 1,341 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 81 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,080 100.0
           under 18 years 701 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,505 79.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 409 58.3   Arab 22 0.1
        Czech¹ 334 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 68 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,222 100.0   Dutch 660 2.1
Civilian veterans 3,698 15.9   English 2,134 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 736 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 67 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,975 12.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,875 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 658 8.4   Hungarian 12 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,498 100.0   Irish¹ 3,358 10.5
With a disability 4,271 24.4   Italian 284 0.9
 Percent employed 51.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 13,227 75.6   Norwegian 138 0.4
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 260 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 4,297 100.0   Portuguese 67 0.2
With a disability 2,111 49.1   Russian 38 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 445 1.4
        Scottish 412 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 29,999 100.0   Subsaharan African 54 0.2
Same house in 1995 17,396 58.0   Swedish 179 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,488 41.6   Swiss 33 0.1
 Same county 5,625 18.8   Ukrainian 9 0.0
 Different county 6,863 22.9   United States or American 5,648 17.6
  Same state 5,112 17.0   Welsh 94 0.3
  Different state 1,751 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 114 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 115 0.4   Other ancestries 6,355 19.8
 
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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