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Social Statistics

Tupelo, Mississippi,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,248100.0
Nursery school, preschool8729.4
Kindergarten5195.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,60649.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,89020.4
College or graduate school1,36114.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,187100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2455.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,93013.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,04222.7
Some college, no degree5,67025.6
Associate degree1,3836.2
Bachelor's degree4,04118.2
Graduate or professional degree1,8768.5
Percent high school graduate or higher81.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,314100.0
Never married6,23123.7
Now married, except separated14,10453.6
Separated5121.9
Widowed2,0377.7
Female
1,7866.8
Divorced3,43013.0
Female
2,1028.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years742100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren35648.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over24,885100.0
Civilian veterans2,89211.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,956100.0
With a disability5977.5
Population 21 to 64 years19,109100.0
With a disability3,70619.4
Percent employed
59.9(X)
No disability15,40380.6
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,751100.0
With a disability1,63443.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,809100.0
Same house in 199515,86949.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,66049.2
Same county
9,12228.7
Different county
6,53820.6
Same state
3,51111.0
Different state
3,0279.5
Elsewhere in 19952800.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population34,418100.0
Native33,88298.4
Born in United States
33,73698.0
State of residence
24,71371.8
Different state
9,02326.2
Born outside United States
1460.4
Foreign born5361.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2820.8
Naturalized citizen
2020.6
Not a citizen
3341.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)536100.0
Europe15929.7
Asia12523.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America22241.4
Northern America305.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,809100.0
English only30,56596.1
Language other than English1,2443.9
Speak English less than 'very well
5181.6
Spanish
8602.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3571.1
Other Indo-European languages
2750.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1010.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
690.2
Speak English less than "very well"
600.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population34,418100.0

Total ancestries reported

29,52385.8
Arab380.1
Czech1640.2
Danish200.1
Dutch3230.9
English3,4149.9
French (except Basque)15011.5
French Canadian1480.1
German1,8285.3
Greek380.1
Hungarian530.2
Irish13,0158.8
Italian3120.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1670.5
Polish1190.3
Portuguese100.0
Russian280.1
Scotch-Irish8362.4
Scottish8062.3
Slovak200.1
Subsaharan African3861.1
Swedish1120.3
Swiss320.1
Ukrainian140.0
United States or American6,06617.6
Welsh1710.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries11,10232.3
(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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