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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hendry 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 36,210 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,811 100.0   Native 27,510 76.0
Nursery school, preschool 747 7.6       Born in United States 26,961 74.5
Kindergarten 583 5.9           State of residence 16,094 44.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,089 51.9           Different state 10,867 30.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,519 25.7       Born outside United States 549 1.5
College or graduate school 873 8.9   Foreign born 8,700 24.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,332 12.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,916 5.3
  Population 25 years and over 20,551 100.0       Not a citizen 6,784 18.7
Less than 9th grade 5,109 24.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,311 21.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,977 29.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,700 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,829 13.8   Europe 230 2.6
Associate degree 630 3.1   Asia 191 2.2
Bachelor's degree 1,236 6.0   Africa 49 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 459 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8,138 93.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 54.2 (X)   Northern America 92 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,340 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,131 100.0   English only 20,666 62.0
Never married 7,722 28.5   Language other than English 12,674 38.0
Now married, except separated 14,707 54.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,388 22.2
Separated 808 3.0   Spanish 11,896 35.7
Widowed 1,575 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,008 21.0
 Female 1,063 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 411 1.2
Divorced 2,319 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 0.4
 Female 1,113 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 81 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,210 100.0
           under 18 years 963 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,509 87.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 450 46.7   Arab 64 0.2
        Czech¹ 45 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,230 100.0   Dutch 235 0.6
Civilian veterans 2,440 9.7   English 1,937 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 668 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 125 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,167 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,495 100.0   Greek 59 0.2
With a disability 1,047 11.0   Hungarian 43 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,052 100.0   Irish¹ 2,124 5.9
With a disability 4,723 24.8   Italian 479 1.3
 Percent employed 56.5 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.0
No disability 14,329 75.2   Norwegian 138 0.4
 Percent employed 70.8 (X)   Polish 325 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,349 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,481 44.2   Russian 84 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 463 1.3
        Scottish 274 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 33,340 100.0   Subsaharan African 131 0.4
Same house in 1995 17,085 51.2   Swedish 70 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,568 40.7   Swiss 25 0.1
 Same county 7,534 22.6   Ukrainian 11 0.0
 Different county 6,034 18.1   United States or American 3,489 9.6
  Same state 3,824 11.5   Welsh 69 0.2
  Different state 2,210 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 551 1.5
Elsewhere in 1995 2,687 8.1   Other ancestries 17,876 49.4
 
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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