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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lee 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 24,757 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,626 100.0   Native 24,344 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 447 5.9       Born in United States 24,162 97.6
Kindergarten 406 5.3           State of residence 17,138 69.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,692 48.4           Different state 7,024 28.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,945 25.5       Born outside United States 182 0.7
College or graduate school 1,136 14.9   Foreign born 413 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 227 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 206 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 15,036 100.0       Not a citizen 207 0.8
Less than 9th grade 618 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,192 14.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,393 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 413 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,360 22.3   Europe 76 18.4
Associate degree 923 6.1   Asia 165 40.0
Bachelor's degree 1,700 11.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 850 5.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 140 33.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.3 (X)   Northern America 32 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,942 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,577 100.0   English only 22,178 96.7
Never married 3,682 19.8   Language other than English 764 3.3
Now married, except separated 12,094 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 160 0.7
Separated 393 2.1   Spanish 411 1.8
Widowed 809 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.4
 Female 652 3.5   Other Indo-European languages 237 1.0
Divorced 1,599 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.2
 Female 921 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 113 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,757 100.0
           under 18 years 495 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,486 74.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 297 60.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 37 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,103 100.0   Dutch 278 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,498 14.6   English 1,902 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 367 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 85 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,462 5.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,790 100.0   Greek 49 0.2
With a disability 554 8.2   Hungarian 36 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,729 100.0   Irish¹ 2,188 8.8
With a disability 2,406 17.5   Italian 419 1.7
 Percent employed 60.2 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.0
No disability 11,323 82.5   Norwegian 104 0.4
 Percent employed 82.9 (X)   Polish 107 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,550 100.0   Portuguese 55 0.2
With a disability 727 46.9   Russian 52 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 461 1.9
        Scottish 416 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 46 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 22,942 100.0   Subsaharan African 39 0.2
Same house in 1995 12,134 52.9   Swedish 52 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,407 45.4   Swiss 23 0.1
 Same county 3,675 16.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,732 29.3   United States or American 4,685 18.9
  Same state 4,857 21.2   Welsh 198 0.8
  Different state 1,875 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 35 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 401 1.7   Other ancestries 5,351 21.6
 
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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