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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMississippi

Social Statistics

Gulfport, Mississippi

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,387100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,4778.0
Kindergarten1,1706.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,53146.4
High school (grades 9-12)3,80020.7
College or graduate school3,40918.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over44,790100.0
Less than 9th grade2,8186.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,47814.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,62228.2
Some college, no degree11,35825.4
Associate degree2,9576.6
Bachelor's degree5,52912.3
Graduate or professional degree3,0286.8
Percent high school graduate or higher79.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over55,646100.0
Never married15,31127.5
Now married, except separated26,15247.0
Separated1,6162.9
Widowed4,4748.0
Female
3,5886.4
Divorced8,09314.5
Female
4,5238.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,925100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,15960.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over50,385100.0
Civilian veterans9,49318.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,850100.0
With a disability1,68910.7
Population 21 to 64 years38,142100.0
With a disability10,24626.9
Percent employed
52.3(X)
No disability27,89673.1
Percent employed
76.9(X)
Population 65 years and over8,068100.0
With a disability4,11551.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over65,852100.0
Same house in 199531,88048.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199532,76649.8
Same county
17,81827.1
Different county
14,94822.7
Same state
3,4075.2
Different state
11,54117.5
Elsewhere in 19951,2061.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population70,986100.0
Native69,10897.4
Born in United States
68,25296.1
State of residence
40,53957.1
Different state
27,71339.0
Born outside United States
8561.2
Foreign born1,8782.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8301.2
Naturalized citizen
8921.3
Not a citizen
9861.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,878100.0
Europe47425.2
Asia69136.8
Africa1246.6
Oceania110.6
Latin America45024.0
Northern America1286.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over65,852100.0
English only62,42394.8
Language other than English3,4295.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1,1121.7
Spanish
1,6632.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5120.8
Other Indo-European languages
9791.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2880.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5940.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2460.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population70,986100.0

Total ancestries reported

65,62492.4
Arab2520.4
Czech1820.1
Danish2610.4
Dutch7181.0
English5,3527.5
French (except Basque)13,7665.3
French Canadian14280.6
German5,3657.6
Greek790.1
Hungarian1190.2
Irish16,0868.6
Italian2,1813.1
Lithuanian660.1
Norwegian3170.4
Polish4270.6
Portuguese510.1
Russian1920.3
Scotch-Irish1,3561.9
Scottish1,0591.5
Slovak170.0
Subsaharan African8501.2
Swedish3500.5
Swiss400.1
Ukrainian230.0
United States or American7,46710.5
Welsh4160.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1670.2
Other ancestries28,13739.6
(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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