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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 7,916 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,738 100.0   Native 7,900 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 62 3.6       Born in United States 7,898 99.8
Kindergarten 98 5.6           State of residence 6,605 83.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 900 51.8           Different state 1,293 16.3
High school (grades 9-12) 515 29.6       Born outside United States 2 0.0
College or graduate school 163 9.4   Foreign born 16 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 5,381 100.0       Not a citizen 16 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,378 25.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,262 23.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,660 30.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 16 100.0
Some college, no degree 605 11.2   Europe 6 37.5
Associate degree 139 2.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 170 3.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 167 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 62.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 50.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,513 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,461 100.0   English only 7,379 98.2
Never married 1,082 16.7   Language other than English 134 1.8
Now married, except separated 4,025 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.4
Separated 139 2.2   Spanish 85 1.1
Widowed 536 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 476 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 25 0.3
Divorced 679 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 342 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,916 100.0
           under 18 years 217 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,301 67.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 96 44.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,130 100.0   Dutch 35 0.4
Civilian veterans 652 10.6   English 599 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 51 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 393 5.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,625 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 156 9.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,107 100.0   Irish¹ 546 6.9
With a disability 1,416 34.5   Italian 58 0.7
 Percent employed 25.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,691 65.5   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 63.5 (X)   Polish 2 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,067 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 703 65.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 64 0.8
        Scottish 69 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,513 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.2
Same house in 1995 4,726 62.9   Swedish 25 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,772 36.9   Swiss 20 0.3
 Same county 1,437 19.1   Ukrainian 6 0.1
 Different county 1,335 17.8   United States or American 2,659 33.6
  Same state 902 12.0   Welsh 4 0.1
  Different state 433 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 15 0.2   Other ancestries 751 9.5
 
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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