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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lewis 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 11,367 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,649 100.0   Native 11,253 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 127 4.8       Born in United States 11,216 98.7
Kindergarten 103 3.9           State of residence 7,558 66.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,411 53.3           Different state 3,658 32.2
High school (grades 9-12) 662 25.0       Born outside United States 37 0.3
College or graduate school 346 13.1   Foreign born 114 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 51 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,466 100.0       Not a citizen 87 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,081 14.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,193 16.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,001 40.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 114 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,267 17.0   Europe 42 36.8
Associate degree 292 3.9   Asia 22 19.3
Bachelor's degree 423 5.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 209 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 50 43.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,645 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,010 100.0   English only 10,349 97.2
Never married 1,542 17.1   Language other than English 296 2.8
Now married, except separated 5,413 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.8
Separated 126 1.4   Spanish 179 1.7
Widowed 774 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.6
 Female 633 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 104 1.0
Divorced 1,155 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.2
 Female 601 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.1
                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 11,367 100.0
           under 18 years 264 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,636 76.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 107 40.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,410 100.0   Dutch 195 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,011 12.0   English 869 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 182 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 975 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,596 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 205 7.9   Hungarian 53 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,390 100.0   Irish¹ 1,481 13.0
With a disability 1,576 24.7   Italian 179 1.6
 Percent employed 40.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,814 75.3   Norwegian 36 0.3
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 136 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,415 100.0   Portuguese 50 0.4
With a disability 634 44.8   Russian 27 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 154 1.4
        Scottish 166 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,645 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,304 59.2   Swedish 78 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,319 40.6   Swiss 83 0.7
 Same county 2,367 22.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,952 18.3   United States or American 2,581 22.7
  Same state 1,188 11.2   Welsh 8 0.1
  Different state 764 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.2   Other ancestries 1,335 11.7
 
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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