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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 68,600 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,267 100.0   Native 65,801 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 843 4.9       Born in United States 65,209 95.1
Kindergarten 845 4.9           State of residence 39,543 57.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,446 48.9           Different state 25,666 37.4
High school (grades 9-12) 4,514 26.1       Born outside United States 592 0.9
College or graduate school 2,619 15.2   Foreign born 2,799 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,304 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 972 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 44,857 100.0       Not a citizen 1,827 2.7
Less than 9th grade 2,365 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,360 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,770 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,799 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,031 26.8   Europe 607 21.7
Associate degree 3,554 7.9   Asia 223 8.0
Bachelor's degree 3,477 7.8   Africa 18 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 2,300 5.1   Oceania 31 1.1
        Latin America 1,656 59.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.5 (X)   Northern America 264 9.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 64,183 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 53,916 100.0   English only 60,100 93.6
Never married 11,192 20.8   Language other than English 4,083 6.4
Now married, except separated 31,946 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,922 3.0
Separated 868 1.6   Spanish 2,892 4.5
Widowed 4,027 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,555 2.4
 Female 3,248 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 835 1.3
Divorced 5,883 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 234 0.4
 Female 3,107 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 251 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 109 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 68,600 100.0
           under 18 years 1,076 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,156 97.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 563 52.3   Arab 46 0.1
        Czech¹ 276 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,022 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,360 100.0   Dutch 1,564 2.3
Civilian veterans 8,939 17.8   English 8,117 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,407 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 738 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,086 19.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,183 100.0   Greek 153 0.2
With a disability 1,263 7.8   Hungarian 92 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 36,871 100.0   Irish¹ 7,426 10.8
With a disability 8,920 24.2   Italian 1,448 2.1
 Percent employed 46.8 (X)   Lithuanian 61 0.1
No disability 27,951 75.8   Norwegian 3,340 4.9
 Percent employed 72.5 (X)   Polish 1,329 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 10,337 100.0   Portuguese 223 0.3
With a disability 4,945 47.8   Russian 380 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,461 2.1
        Scottish 1,647 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 25 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 64,183 100.0   Subsaharan African 42 0.1
Same house in 1995 35,523 55.3   Swedish 2,489 3.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,777 43.3   Swiss 553 0.8
 Same county 15,303 23.8   Ukrainian 111 0.2
 Different county 12,474 19.4   United States or American 5,704 8.3
  Same state 7,736 12.1   Welsh 541 0.8
  Different state 4,738 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 883 1.4   Other ancestries 12,861 18.7
 
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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