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Social Statistics for De Soto Parish Louisiana

De soto parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,702100.0
Nursery school, preschool4106.1
Kindergarten4516.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,44651.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,61324.1
College or graduate school78211.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,118100.0
Less than 9th grade1,66610.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,12619.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,54540.6
Some college, no degree2,68016.6
Associate degree4492.8
Bachelor's degree1,1317.0
Graduate or professional degree5213.2
Percent high school graduate or higher70.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over19,592100.0
Never married4,74124.2
Now married, except separated10,41453.2
Separated6723.4
Widowed1,8939.7
Female
1,4777.5
Divorced1,8729.6
Female
9694.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years834100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren57568.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,254100.0
Civilian veterans2,17911.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,370100.0
With a disability5408.5
Population 21 to 64 years13,488100.0
With a disability3,32324.6
Percent employed
46.6(X)
No disability10,16575.4
Percent employed
71.1(X)
Population 65 years and over3,538100.0
With a disability1,85452.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,700100.0
Same house in 199515,53565.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,03033.9
Same county
4,38318.5
Different county
3,64715.4
Same state
2,74711.6
Different state
9003.8
Elsewhere in 19951350.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,494100.0
Native25,24799.0
Born in United States
25,17398.7
State of residence
20,64681.0
Different state
4,52717.8
Born outside United States
740.3
Foreign born2471.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1090.4
Naturalized citizen
610.2
Not a citizen
1860.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)247100.0
Europe3915.8
Asia187.3
Africa00.0
Oceania62.4
Latin America18474.5
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,700100.0
English only22,76796.1
Language other than English9333.9
Speak English less than 'very well
4031.7
Spanish
5692.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2911.2
Other Indo-European languages
3141.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1010.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
350.1
Speak English less than "very well"
110.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,494100.0

Total ancestries reported

21,47784.2
Arab470.2
Czech1170.1
Danish00.0
Dutch1140.4
English1,3315.2
French (except Basque)19513.7
French Canadian12060.8
German1,0144.0
Greek70.0
Hungarian20.0
Irish11,6366.4
Italian2871.1
Lithuanian60.0
Norwegian380.1
Polish440.2
Portuguese170.1
Russian90.0
Scotch-Irish3691.4
Scottish2451.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1840.7
Swedish150.1
Swiss90.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,55413.9
Welsh520.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.0
Other ancestries11,31644.4
(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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