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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 115,092 100.0
      enrolled in school 45,855 100.0   Native 112,003 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,937 4.2       Born in United States 110,614 96.1
Kindergarten 1,535 3.3           State of residence 66,706 58.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,421 27.1           Different state 43,908 38.2
High school (grades 9-12) 5,529 12.1       Born outside United States 1,389 1.2
College or graduate school 24,433 53.3   Foreign born 3,089 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,583 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,063 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 62,170 100.0       Not a citizen 2,026 1.8
Less than 9th grade 3,600 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,957 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,576 26.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,089 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,566 20.2   Europe 664 21.5
Associate degree 4,120 6.6   Asia 1,546 50.0
Bachelor's degree 9,402 15.1   Africa 226 7.3
Graduate or professional degree 7,949 12.8   Oceania 7 0.2
        Latin America 567 18.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.4 (X)   Northern America 79 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 107,968 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 92,726 100.0   English only 102,448 94.9
Never married 35,457 38.2   Language other than English 5,520 5.1
Now married, except separated 43,619 47.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,834 1.7
Separated 1,615 1.7   Spanish 2,484 2.3
Widowed 4,561 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 858 0.8
 Female 3,852 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,336 1.2
Divorced 7,474 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 285 0.3
 Female 4,106 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,419 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 661 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 115,092 100.0
           under 18 years 1,921 100.0     Total ancestries reported 99,271 86.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,088 56.6   Arab 263 0.2
        Czech¹ 192 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 118 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 88,017 100.0   Dutch 1,118 1.0
Civilian veterans 9,759 11.1   English 10,601 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,216 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 332 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,431 7.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 31,627 100.0   Greek 348 0.3
With a disability 2,520 8.0   Hungarian 192 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 66,188 100.0   Irish¹ 10,246 8.9
With a disability 12,249 18.5   Italian 2,095 1.8
 Percent employed 59.1 (X)   Lithuanian 100 0.1
No disability 53,939 81.5   Norwegian 498 0.4
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 826 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 8,975 100.0   Portuguese 34 0.0
With a disability 4,179 46.6   Russian 178 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,950 2.6
        Scottish 2,675 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 65 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 107,968 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,023 0.9
Same house in 1995 47,629 44.1   Swedish 389 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 58,809 54.5   Swiss 175 0.2
 Same county 22,429 20.8   Ukrainian 65 0.1
 Different county 36,380 33.7   United States or American 16,872 14.7
  Same state 21,126 19.6   Welsh 472 0.4
  Different state 15,254 14.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 206 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,530 1.4   Other ancestries 36,591 31.8
 
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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