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Social Statistics

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school32,744100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,2746.9
Kindergarten1,9225.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,78142.1
High school (grades 9-12)7,41922.7
College or graduate school7,34822.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over111,300100.0
Less than 9th grade8,2637.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,11613.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)27,06824.3
Some college, no degree22,80420.5
Associate degree6,9906.3
Bachelor's degree19,44717.5
Graduate or professional degree11,61210.4
Percent high school graduate or higher79.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over127,704100.0
Never married45,13635.3
Now married, except separated51,10040.0
Separated4,2123.3
Widowed9,3657.3
Female
7,4845.9
Divorced17,89114.0
Female
9,2867.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,799100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,56455.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over122,814100.0
Civilian veterans15,30712.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,630100.0
With a disability2,4049.4
Population 21 to 64 years91,959100.0
With a disability21,26923.1
Percent employed
62.5(X)
No disability70,69076.9
Percent employed
74.6(X)
Population 65 years and over22,781100.0
With a disability8,84338.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over144,317100.0
Same house in 199568,29547.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199567,36646.7
Same county
44,26630.7
Different county
23,10016.0
Same state
7,9265.5
Different state
15,17410.5
Elsewhere in 19958,6566.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population152,125100.0
Native119,18778.3
Born in United States
116,26176.4
State of residence
46,43430.5
Different state
69,82745.9
Born outside United States
2,9261.9
Foreign born32,93821.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
14,7709.7
Naturalized citizen
12,4698.2
Not a citizen
20,46913.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)32,938100.0
Europe5,71217.3
Asia1,9515.9
Africa6462.0
Oceania1950.6
Latin America22,80469.2
Northern America1,6304.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over144,317100.0
English only108,44275.1
Language other than English35,87524.9
Speak English less than 'very well
15,88611.0
Spanish
13,5239.4
Speak English less than "very well"
5,8464.1
Other Indo-European languages
20,61114.3
Speak English less than "very well"
9,3926.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,0130.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4490.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population152,125100.0

Total ancestries reported

157,546103.6
Arab7230.5
Czech16750.4
Danish5700.4
Dutch1,5801.0
English12,4568.2
French (except Basque)14,1632.7
French Canadian11,1630.8
German15,85710.4
Greek1,0380.7
Hungarian1,1610.8
Irish115,65810.3
Italian11,5127.6
Lithuanian3860.3
Norwegian1,2040.8
Polish4,3442.9
Portuguese4680.3
Russian2,4081.6
Scotch-Irish1,6161.1
Scottish2,6891.8
Slovak2650.2
Subsaharan African1,8021.2
Swedish1,5181.0
Swiss3390.2
Ukrainian4670.3
United States or American8,9045.9
Welsh1,0500.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)14,9649.8
Other ancestries48,56631.9
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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