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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 12,472 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,876 100.0   Native 12,372 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 178 6.2       Born in United States 12,303 98.6
Kindergarten 114 4.0           State of residence 9,751 78.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,603 55.7           Different state 2,552 20.5
High school (grades 9-12) 697 24.2       Born outside United States 69 0.6
College or graduate school 284 9.9   Foreign born 100 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 70 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 26 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,570 100.0       Not a citizen 74 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,447 16.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,704 19.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,984 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 100 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,236 14.4   Europe 21 21.0
Associate degree 317 3.7   Asia 9 9.0
Bachelor's degree 540 6.3   Africa 18 18.0
Graduate or professional degree 342 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 33 33.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.2 (X)   Northern America 19 19.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,814 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,975 100.0   English only 11,335 95.9
Never married 2,190 22.0   Language other than English 479 4.1
Now married, except separated 5,626 56.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 197 1.7
Separated 370 3.7   Spanish 165 1.4
Widowed 1,018 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 88 0.7
 Female 885 8.9   Other Indo-European languages 305 2.6
Divorced 771 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.9
 Female 389 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,472 100.0
           under 18 years 462 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,479 76.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 255 55.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,428 100.0   Dutch 96 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,149 12.2   English 995 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 151 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 571 4.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,778 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 250 9.0   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,744 100.0   Irish¹ 524 4.2
With a disability 1,581 23.4   Italian 205 1.6
 Percent employed 44.8 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 5,163 76.6   Norwegian 30 0.2
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 79 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,140 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,086 50.7   Russian 17 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 222 1.8
        Scottish 87 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 22 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 11,814 100.0   Subsaharan African 50 0.4
Same house in 1995 7,860 66.5   Swedish 48 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,884 32.9   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,702 14.4   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,182 18.5   United States or American 2,404 19.3
  Same state 1,348 11.4   Welsh 26 0.2
  Different state 834 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 70 0.6   Other ancestries 3,876 31.1
 
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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