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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Charlotte 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 141,627 100.0
      enrolled in school 22,784 100.0   Native 130,335 92.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,606 7.0       Born in United States 128,525 90.7
Kindergarten 1,296 5.7           State of residence 22,617 16.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,939 48.0           Different state 105,908 74.8
High school (grades 9-12) 5,664 24.9       Born outside United States 1,810 1.3
College or graduate school 3,279 14.4   Foreign born 11,292 8.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,277 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6,815 4.8
  Population 25 years and over 113,071 100.0       Not a citizen 4,477 3.2
Less than 9th grade 4,633 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15,552 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 40,343 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 11,292 100.0
Some college, no degree 26,033 23.0   Europe 4,055 35.9
Associate degree 6,635 5.9   Asia 968 8.6
Bachelor's degree 12,336 10.9   Africa 101 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 7,539 6.7   Oceania 31 0.3
        Latin America 4,091 36.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.1 (X)   Northern America 2,046 18.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 136,659 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 123,311 100.0   English only 125,400 91.8
Never married 16,149 13.1   Language other than English 11,259 8.2
Now married, except separated 79,862 64.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,332 2.4
Separated 1,620 1.3   Spanish 4,011 2.9
Widowed 13,700 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,037 0.8
 Female 10,763 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 5,842 4.3
Divorced 11,980 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,893 1.4
 Female 6,515 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 865 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 269 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 141,627 100.0
           under 18 years 1,986 100.0     Total ancestries reported 157,900 111.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 838 42.2   Arab 383 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,014 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 799 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 119,407 100.0   Dutch 3,245 2.3
Civilian veterans 27,266 22.8   English 20,693 14.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,638 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,397 1.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 29,249 20.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,081 100.0   Greek 673 0.5
With a disability 1,888 9.4   Hungarian 1,493 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 66,137 100.0   Irish¹ 22,118 15.6
With a disability 15,198 23.0   Italian 12,846 9.1
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 532 0.4
No disability 50,939 77.0   Norwegian 1,496 1.1
 Percent employed 69.5 (X)   Polish 6,267 4.4
     Population 65 years and over 47,971 100.0   Portuguese 736 0.5
With a disability 16,337 34.1   Russian 1,138 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 2,789 2.0
        Scottish 4,182 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 583 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 136,659 100.0   Subsaharan African 259 0.2
Same house in 1995 71,750 52.5   Swedish 2,535 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 63,212 46.3   Swiss 666 0.5
 Same county 23,223 17.0   Ukrainian 824 0.6
 Different county 39,989 29.3   United States or American 10,994 7.8
  Same state 11,764 8.6   Welsh 1,430 1.0
  Different state 28,225 20.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2,892 2.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,697 1.2   Other ancestries 19,029 13.4
 
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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