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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMississippi

Social Statistics

Columbus, Mississippi

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,724100.0
Nursery school, preschool7489.7
Kindergarten3955.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,17641.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,48819.3
College or graduate school1,91724.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,069100.0
Less than 9th grade1,76511.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,71516.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,29826.7
Some college, no degree3,03918.9
Associate degree5733.6
Bachelor's degree2,44515.2
Graduate or professional degree1,2347.7
Percent high school graduate or higher72.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,322100.0
Never married6,52432.1
Now married, except separated9,33645.9
Separated6963.4
Widowed1,8599.1
Female
1,6087.9
Divorced1,9079.4
Female
1,0405.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years682100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren40859.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,979100.0
Civilian veterans2,51613.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,056100.0
With a disability5178.5
Population 21 to 64 years13,483100.0
With a disability2,80520.8
Percent employed
43.8(X)
No disability10,67879.2
Percent employed
73.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,398100.0
With a disability1,63348.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,159100.0
Same house in 199513,24054.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,57343.8
Same county
6,56227.2
Different county
4,01116.6
Same state
1,6246.7
Different state
2,3879.9
Elsewhere in 19953461.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,032100.0
Native25,67298.6
Born in United States
25,54898.1
State of residence
19,03873.1
Different state
6,51025.0
Born outside United States
1240.5
Foreign born3601.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1950.7
Naturalized citizen
1230.5
Not a citizen
2370.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)360100.0
Europe10027.8
Asia10830.0
Africa143.9
Oceania61.7
Latin America11030.6
Northern America226.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,159100.0
English only23,35896.7
Language other than English8013.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2331.0
Spanish
4141.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2020.8
Other Indo-European languages
2591.1
Speak English less than "very well"
110.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
870.4
Speak English less than "very well"
130.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,032100.0

Total ancestries reported

21,84183.9
Arab630.2
Czech1200.1
Danish560.2
Dutch2941.1
English1,5966.1
French (except Basque)12420.9
French Canadian1250.1
German8693.3
Greek120.0
Hungarian300.1
Irish11,5145.8
Italian1370.5
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian620.2
Polish1100.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian360.1
Scotch-Irish4381.7
Scottish3111.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1560.6
Swedish670.3
Swiss300.1
Ukrainian420.2
United States or American2,3699.1
Welsh980.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries13,25950.9
(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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