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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lynn 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 6,550 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,884 100.0   Native 6,221 95.0
Nursery school, preschool 91 4.8       Born in United States 6,197 94.6
Kindergarten 74 3.9           State of residence 5,581 85.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,035 54.9           Different state 616 9.4
High school (grades 9-12) 516 27.4       Born outside United States 24 0.4
College or graduate school 168 8.9   Foreign born 329 5.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 92 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 100 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 4,037 100.0       Not a citizen 229 3.5
Less than 9th grade 861 21.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 678 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,128 27.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 329 100.0
Some college, no degree 718 17.8   Europe 6 1.8
Associate degree 113 2.8   Asia 4 1.2
Bachelor's degree 373 9.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 166 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 315 95.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.9 (X)   Northern America 4 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,077 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,892 100.0   English only 3,803 62.6
Never married 963 19.7   Language other than English 2,274 37.4
Now married, except separated 3,158 64.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 831 13.7
Separated 81 1.7   Spanish 2,227 36.6
Widowed 360 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 803 13.2
 Female 288 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 43 0.7
Divorced 330 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.5
 Female 173 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 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 6,550 100.0
           under 18 years 215 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,386 82.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 136 63.3   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,512 100.0   Dutch 82 1.3
Civilian veterans 388 8.6   English 309 4.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 54 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 498 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,835 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 98 5.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,303 100.0   Irish¹ 380 5.8
With a disability 676 20.5   Italian 8 0.1
 Percent employed 50.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,627 79.5   Norwegian 16 0.2
 Percent employed 72.7 (X)   Polish 23 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 896 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 423 47.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 56 0.9
        Scottish 114 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,077 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,841 63.2   Swedish 33 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,210 36.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,211 19.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 999 16.4   United States or American 818 12.5
  Same state 823 13.5   Welsh 11 0.2
  Different state 176 2.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 26 0.4   Other ancestries 2,958 45.2
 
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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