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Social Statistics for Highlands County, Florida

Highlands county florida dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,766100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2668.0
Kindergarten1,0726.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,74149.1
High school (grades 9-12)3,60722.9
College or graduate school2,08013.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over65,087100.0
Less than 9th grade5,5678.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,02016.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)22,51734.6
Some college, no degree14,02821.6
Associate degree3,1184.8
Bachelor's degree5,4298.3
Graduate or professional degree3,4085.2
Percent high school graduate or higher74.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over73,417100.0
Never married11,39115.5
Now married, except separated45,94862.6
Separated1,6342.2
Widowed7,99010.9
Female
6,4788.8
Divorced6,4548.8
Female
3,3324.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,832100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren74740.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over70,534100.0
Civilian veterans14,99621.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,642100.0
With a disability1,64211.2
Population 21 to 64 years38,795100.0
With a disability10,16226.2
Percent employed
52.3(X)
No disability28,63373.8
Percent employed
70.8(X)
Population 65 years and over28,194100.0
With a disability10,95938.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over82,787100.0
Same house in 199543,75952.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199536,66744.3
Same county
17,07120.6
Different county
19,59623.7
Same state
8,89210.7
Different state
10,70412.9
Elsewhere in 19952,3612.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population87,366100.0
Native79,45490.9
Born in United States
76,79487.9
State of residence
27,91131.9
Different state
48,88356.0
Born outside United States
2,6603.0
Foreign born7,9129.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,4954.0
Naturalized citizen
2,7953.2
Not a citizen
5,1175.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,912100.0
Europe88611.2
Asia81610.3
Africa610.8
Oceania150.2
Latin America5,17065.3
Northern America96412.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over82,787100.0
English only71,29786.1
Language other than English11,49013.9
Speak English less than 'very well
5,6456.8
Spanish
8,97110.8
Speak English less than "very well"
4,8045.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,6412.0
Speak English less than "very well"
5370.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6300.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2710.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population87,366100.0

Total ancestries reported

84,96697.3
Arab2040.2
Czech13720.4
Danish3850.4
Dutch1,5871.8
English10,94112.5
French (except Basque)12,6143.0
French Canadian17730.9
German12,71814.6
Greek1940.2
Hungarian5300.6
Irish19,60311.0
Italian3,1193.6
Lithuanian1630.2
Norwegian6490.7
Polish1,7362.0
Portuguese1620.2
Russian2390.3
Scotch-Irish1,7772.0
Scottish1,8942.2
Slovak1970.2
Subsaharan African4270.5
Swedish1,0241.2
Swiss2310.3
Ukrainian1070.1
United States or American9,77911.2
Welsh5280.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)9531.1
Other ancestries22,06025.3
(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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