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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMississippi

Social Statistics

Southaven, Mississippi

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,504100.0
Nursery school, preschool5387.2
Kindergarten6628.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,48946.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,47019.6
College or graduate school1,34517.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,550100.0
Less than 9th grade6853.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,54513.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,53435.2
Some college, no degree4,96826.8
Associate degree1,1636.3
Bachelor's degree1,97510.6
Graduate or professional degree6803.7
Percent high school graduate or higher82.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,372100.0
Never married4,41919.8
Now married, except separated13,58460.7
Separated3971.8
Widowed1,2825.7
Female
1,0814.8
Divorced2,69012.0
Female
1,5577.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years660100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren40160.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,216100.0
Civilian veterans2,89313.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,693100.0
With a disability5348.0
Population 21 to 64 years17,713100.0
With a disability2,84416.1
Percent employed
66.2(X)
No disability14,86983.9
Percent employed
79.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,323100.0
With a disability1,20251.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,856100.0
Same house in 199512,76547.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,83451.5
Same county
5,87221.9
Different county
7,96229.6
Same state
1,6796.3
Different state
6,28323.4
Elsewhere in 19952571.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,086100.0
Native28,46097.8
Born in United States
28,32597.4
State of residence
7,58126.1
Different state
20,74471.3
Born outside United States
1350.5
Foreign born6262.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3501.2
Naturalized citizen
2781.0
Not a citizen
3481.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)626100.0
Europe8112.9
Asia20733.1
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America33854.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,856100.0
English only25,67595.6
Language other than English1,1814.4
Speak English less than 'very well
5492.0
Spanish
7302.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3921.5
Other Indo-European languages
2380.9
Speak English less than "very well"
670.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1770.7
Speak English less than "very well"
770.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,086100.0

Total ancestries reported

24,63684.7
Arab560.2
Czech1270.1
Danish680.2
Dutch5071.7
English2,6529.1
French (except Basque)15391.9
French Canadian1260.1
German2,3738.2
Greek310.1
Hungarian880.3
Irish14,21614.5
Italian1,0823.7
Lithuanian70.0
Norwegian1200.4
Polish1850.6
Portuguese100.0
Russian370.1
Scotch-Irish7202.5
Scottish4801.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African850.3
Swedish2070.7
Swiss130.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American5,31218.3
Welsh610.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries5,73419.7
(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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