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Social Statistics

Fort Myers, Florida,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,782100.0
Nursery school, preschool7946.7
Kindergarten6425.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,81549.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,70222.9
College or graduate school1,82915.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over29,875100.0
Less than 9th grade2,9049.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,83619.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,67429.0
Some college, no degree5,44118.2
Associate degree1,5615.2
Bachelor's degree3,48411.7
Graduate or professional degree1,9756.6
Percent high school graduate or higher70.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over37,450100.0
Never married12,58233.6
Now married, except separated14,65739.1
Separated1,5084.0
Widowed3,2818.8
Female
2,5726.9
Divorced5,42214.5
Female
2,9267.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years985100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren55356.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over35,556100.0
Civilian veterans4,38712.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,822100.0
With a disability9759.0
Population 21 to 64 years25,220100.0
With a disability6,57326.1
Percent employed
58.2(X)
No disability18,64773.9
Percent employed
76.1(X)
Population 65 years and over6,080100.0
With a disability3,06150.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over44,313100.0
Same house in 199516,74037.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199524,65955.6
Same county
14,93333.7
Different county
9,72621.9
Same state
3,6588.3
Different state
6,06813.7
Elsewhere in 19952,9146.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population48,046100.0
Native41,61886.6
Born in United States
40,06783.4
State of residence
17,92937.3
Different state
22,13846.1
Born outside United States
1,5513.2
Foreign born6,42813.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,2008.7
Naturalized citizen
1,6473.4
Not a citizen
4,78110.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,428100.0
Europe67310.5
Asia4356.8
Africa610.9
Oceania70.1
Latin America5,02278.1
Northern America2303.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over44,313100.0
English only34,96278.9
Language other than English9,35121.1
Speak English less than 'very well
4,81710.9
Spanish
5,70012.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,8756.5
Other Indo-European languages
3,1767.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7323.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2360.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1450.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population48,046100.0

Total ancestries reported

46,55396.9
Arab2330.5
Czech11610.3
Danish620.1
Dutch5211.1
English3,8238.0
French (except Basque)11,0642.2
French Canadian12350.5
German5,13810.7
Greek2220.5
Hungarian2880.6
Irish13,7187.7
Italian1,7793.7
Lithuanian710.1
Norwegian4160.9
Polish7931.7
Portuguese1640.3
Russian2050.4
Scotch-Irish5331.1
Scottish5671.2
Slovak730.2
Subsaharan African4621.0
Swedish2840.6
Swiss680.1
Ukrainian650.1
United States or American3,0686.4
Welsh2900.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,5095.2
Other ancestries19,74141.1
(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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