The Florida Scorecard: Metrics to help secure Florida's future.

Lee County Metrics (What is this?)

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Job Change

Jobs Year Over Year Change

9,619

Growth Rate

1.7%

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Net New Jobs Needed by 2030

70,953

Children in Poverty

17.2%

(Decreasing)

<10%

2030 Goal

22,593

(Decreasing)

3rd Grade Reading Scores

42%

(Declining)

4,692

# Not Reading at Grade Level
(Increasing)

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100%

2030 Goal

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Open Jobs

17,067

(Declining)

12,768

Unemployed Persons (Declining)

75

Unemployed People per 100 Jobs

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

(Declining)

Jobs Year Over Year Change

9,619

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Housing Permits

11,020

Permits (Improving)

Sales Tax Revenue

$97.17

Million per Year (Improving)

Poverty Rate

11.7%

(Better)

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High School Graduation Rate

85.1%

(Improving)

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Land in Conservation

21%

Population

802.18

Thousand

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