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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lawrence 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 21,802 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,595 100.0   Native 21,536 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 259 3.9       Born in United States 21,458 98.4
Kindergarten 237 3.6           State of residence 13,769 63.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,413 36.6           Different state 7,689 35.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,441 21.8       Born outside United States 78 0.4
College or graduate school 2,245 34.0   Foreign born 266 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 103 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 134 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 13,746 100.0       Not a citizen 132 0.6
Less than 9th grade 635 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,085 7.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,351 31.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 266 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,661 26.6   Europe 118 44.4
Associate degree 712 5.2   Asia 42 15.8
Bachelor's degree 2,316 16.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 986 7.2   Oceania 2 0.8
        Latin America 61 22.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.5 (X)   Northern America 43 16.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,762 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,881 100.0   English only 19,871 95.7
Never married 4,488 25.1   Language other than English 891 4.3
Now married, except separated 10,031 56.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 245 1.2
Separated 213 1.2   Spanish 381 1.8
Widowed 1,285 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.6
 Female 1,017 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 397 1.9
Divorced 1,864 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.5
 Female 1,013 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 28 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,802 100.0
           under 18 years 161 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,058 114.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 102 63.4   Arab 22 0.1
        Czech¹ 392 1.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 528 2.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,740 100.0   Dutch 757 3.5
Civilian veterans 2,513 15.0   English 2,679 12.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 923 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 201 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,896 36.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,581 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 376 6.7   Hungarian 33 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,890 100.0   Irish¹ 2,696 12.4
With a disability 1,761 14.8   Italian 401 1.8
 Percent employed 54.7 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 10,129 85.2   Norwegian 2,696 12.4
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 401 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,012 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.0
With a disability 1,260 41.8   Russian 327 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 282 1.3
        Scottish 282 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,762 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.1
Same house in 1995 10,086 48.6   Swedish 973 4.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,567 50.9   Swiss 104 0.5
 Same county 4,230 20.4   Ukrainian 48 0.2
 Different county 6,337 30.5   United States or American 797 3.7
  Same state 3,399 16.4   Welsh 102 0.5
  Different state 2,938 14.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 109 0.5   Other ancestries 2,474 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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