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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 15,657 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,941 100.0   Native 14,697 93.9
Nursery school, preschool 287 7.3       Born in United States 14,644 93.5
Kindergarten 258 6.5           State of residence 12,665 80.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,948 49.4           Different state 1,979 12.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,125 28.5       Born outside United States 53 0.3
College or graduate school 323 8.2   Foreign born 960 6.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 439 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 212 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 9,804 100.0       Not a citizen 748 4.8
Less than 9th grade 1,551 15.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,220 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,606 36.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 960 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,734 17.7   Europe 48 5.0
Associate degree 411 4.2   Asia 7 0.7
Bachelor's degree 924 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 358 3.7   Oceania 2 0.2
        Latin America 898 93.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.7 (X)   Northern America 5 0.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,555 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,148 100.0   English only 11,633 79.9
Never married 2,202 18.1   Language other than English 2,922 20.1
Now married, except separated 7,983 65.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,080 7.4
Separated 134 1.1   Spanish 2,098 14.4
Widowed 931 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 919 6.3
 Female 761 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 813 5.6
Divorced 898 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 154 1.1
 Female 442 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,657 100.0
           under 18 years 237 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,064 89.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 152 64.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 400 2.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,143 100.0   Dutch 102 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,383 12.4   English 758 4.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 289 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 33 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,637 29.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,662 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 240 6.6   Hungarian 27 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,180 100.0   Irish¹ 919 5.9
With a disability 1,366 16.7   Italian 128 0.8
 Percent employed 62.6 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 6,814 83.3   Norwegian 90 0.6
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 88 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,081 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 891 42.8   Russian 29 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 174 1.1
        Scottish 156 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,555 100.0   Subsaharan African 31 0.2
Same house in 1995 8,590 59.0   Swedish 144 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,701 39.2   Swiss 11 0.1
 Same county 2,323 16.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,378 23.2   United States or American 980 6.3
  Same state 2,898 19.9   Welsh 87 0.6
  Different state 480 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 37 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 264 1.8   Other ancestries 4,897 31.3
 
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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