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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 75,755 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,509 100.0   Native 74,900 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,497 7.7       Born in United States 74,560 98.4
Kindergarten 1,151 5.9           State of residence 57,127 75.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,959 51.0           Different state 17,433 23.0
High school (grades 9-12) 4,328 22.2       Born outside United States 340 0.4
College or graduate school 2,574 13.2   Foreign born 855 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 471 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 326 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 48,382 100.0       Not a citizen 529 0.7
Less than 9th grade 3,917 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,314 17.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,656 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 855 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,900 22.5   Europe 219 25.6
Associate degree 2,818 5.8   Asia 197 23.0
Bachelor's degree 5,932 12.3   Africa 9 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,845 5.9   Oceania 10 1.2
        Latin America 390 45.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.7 (X)   Northern America 30 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 70,111 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 58,133 100.0   English only 67,874 96.8
Never married 12,711 21.9   Language other than English 2,237 3.2
Now married, except separated 32,832 56.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 903 1.3
Separated 1,285 2.2   Spanish 1,588 2.3
Widowed 4,182 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 633 0.9
 Female 3,492 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 436 0.6
Divorced 7,123 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 167 0.2
 Female 4,038 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 155 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 75,755 100.0
           under 18 years 1,600 100.0     Total ancestries reported 60,472 79.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 798 49.9   Arab 56 0.1
        Czech¹ 68 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 54,756 100.0   Dutch 670 0.9
Civilian veterans 6,196 11.3   English 5,859 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 889 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 56 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,420 4.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,985 100.0   Greek 110 0.1
With a disability 1,299 7.2   Hungarian 53 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 43,021 100.0   Irish¹ 6,647 8.8
With a disability 9,661 22.5   Italian 638 0.8
 Percent employed 57.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 33,360 77.5   Norwegian 251 0.3
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 241 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,968 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.0
With a disability 3,833 48.1   Russian 39 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,442 1.9
        Scottish 1,232 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 70,111 100.0   Subsaharan African 655 0.9
Same house in 1995 38,685 55.2   Swedish 187 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 30,973 44.2   Swiss 40 0.1
 Same county 19,223 27.4   Ukrainian 14 0.0
 Different county 11,750 16.8   United States or American 14,646 19.3
  Same state 6,864 9.8   Welsh 255 0.3
  Different state 4,886 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 19 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 453 0.6   Other ancestries 22,918 30.3
 
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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