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Social Statistics

Lee county florida dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school81,283100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,8267.2
Kindergarten5,0796.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)40,16049.4
High school (grades 9-12)17,67921.7
College or graduate school12,53915.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over327,672100.0
Less than 9th grade16,3935.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma41,62712.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)106,62332.5
Some college, no degree74,18922.6
Associate degree19,6876.0
Bachelor's degree44,19313.5
Graduate or professional degree24,9607.6
Percent high school graduate or higher82.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over368,561100.0
Never married64,98417.6
Now married, except separated223,37960.6
Separated6,1861.7
Widowed33,1909.0
Female
26,0857.1
Divorced40,82211.1
Female
21,9025.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,108100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,23245.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over354,439100.0
Civilian veterans68,16819.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years74,636100.0
With a disability6,4688.7
Population 21 to 64 years229,414100.0
With a disability47,99020.9
Percent employed
60.3(X)
No disability181,42479.1
Percent employed
73.8(X)
Population 65 years and over109,415100.0
With a disability36,46733.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over417,783100.0
Same house in 1995199,15647.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995205,70449.2
Same county
102,00024.4
Different county
103,70424.8
Same state
25,5906.1
Different state
78,11418.7
Elsewhere in 199512,9233.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population440,888100.0
Native400,52690.8
Born in United States
392,08888.9
State of residence
99,88822.7
Different state
292,20066.3
Born outside United States
8,4381.9
Foreign born40,3629.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
17,8584.1
Naturalized citizen
15,3803.5
Not a citizen
24,9825.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)40,362100.0
Europe10,77926.7
Asia2,9557.3
Africa3630.9
Oceania940.2
Latin America22,01554.5
Northern America4,15610.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over417,783100.0
English only361,20886.5
Language other than English56,57513.5
Speak English less than 'very well
24,4245.8
Spanish
36,0868.6
Speak English less than "very well"
17,3774.2
Other Indo-European languages
17,1774.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5,8221.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,1140.5
Speak English less than "very well"
8860.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population440,888100.0

Total ancestries reported

475,893107.9
Arab1,2500.3
Czech13,0330.7
Danish1,8800.4
Dutch8,6192.0
English57,73613.1
French (except Basque)115,9423.6
French Canadian15,5801.3
German83,13118.9
Greek2,1350.5
Hungarian3,6320.8
Irish160,68313.8
Italian35,4598.0
Lithuanian1,6150.4
Norwegian5,4081.2
Polish15,9993.6
Portuguese1,9360.4
Russian3,3870.8
Scotch-Irish7,9891.8
Scottish10,4472.4
Slovak1,8570.4
Subsaharan African8980.2
Swedish6,5581.5
Swiss1,6070.4
Ukrainian1,4640.3
United States or American36,2418.2
Welsh3,5510.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5,2811.2
Other ancestries92,57521.0
(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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