Percentage who moved from out of state: 50; from other parts of Sarasota and Manatee counties: 45; from other parts of Florida: 5

New York's rank as the state of origin: 1

Percentage for whom Lakewood Ranch is their primary residence: 91

Percentage who bought a single-family house: 71; who bought condominiums and apartments: 24

Percentage who work in Sarasota or Bradenton: 68 for males; 65 for females

Percentage who moved to their new Lakewood Ranch home after more than 20 years in a previous residence: 9; percentage who moved after one to four years in a previous residence: 47

Percentage whose oldest child is under seven years of age: 56

Percentage who moved to Lakewood Ranch to retire in the first quarter of 2004: 36; for job relocation: 16.

In 1996, percentage who made a salary between $25,000 and $50,000: 21; in 2004: 0

In 1996, percentage who earned between $150,000 and $200,000: 2; in 2004: 24.

Based on statistics provided by Lakewood Ranch Communities, and collected and compiled by David Parker and Stephen Parker of Parker Associates in Jacksonville, Fla. Income figures are approximate. Unless otherwise mentioned, all figures are for 2004.

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