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Desoto county florida dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,014100.0
Nursery school, preschool3716.2
Kindergarten4096.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,42557.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,25320.8
College or graduate school5569.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,222100.0
Less than 9th grade4,12119.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,61517.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,49735.3
Some college, no degree3,47016.4
Associate degree7403.5
Bachelor's degree1,1005.2
Graduate or professional degree6793.2
Percent high school graduate or higher63.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,256100.0
Never married6,40324.4
Now married, except separated15,18157.8
Separated7392.8
Widowed1,6066.1
Female
1,1784.5
Divorced2,3278.9
Female
1,0313.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years631100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren34654.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over24,944100.0
Civilian veterans3,74015.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,766100.0
With a disability6069.0
Population 21 to 64 years15,308100.0
With a disability3,60823.6
Percent employed
59.3(X)
No disability11,70076.4
Percent employed
71.3(X)
Population 65 years and over6,042100.0
With a disability2,42040.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over30,331100.0
Same house in 199514,66248.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,25543.7
Same county
6,26520.7
Different county
6,99023.0
Same state
3,62211.9
Different state
3,36811.1
Elsewhere in 19952,4148.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population32,209100.0
Native26,17281.3
Born in United States
25,76380.0
State of residence
13,28941.3
Different state
12,47438.7
Born outside United States
4091.3
Foreign born6,03718.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,00512.4
Naturalized citizen
7612.4
Not a citizen
5,27616.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,037100.0
Europe1662.7
Asia1242.1
Africa150.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America5,44590.2
Northern America2874.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over30,331100.0
English only23,00875.9
Language other than English7,32324.1
Speak English less than 'very well
4,71915.6
Spanish
6,69322.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4,51114.9
Other Indo-European languages
5111.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1730.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
600.2
Speak English less than "very well"
160.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population32,209100.0

Total ancestries reported

28,67189.0
Arab160.0
Czech1920.3
Danish330.1
Dutch3901.2
English2,6288.2
French (except Basque)18262.6
French Canadian12400.7
German2,8969.0
Greek110.0
Hungarian510.2
Irish12,5888.0
Italian7222.2
Lithuanian360.1
Norwegian1150.4
Polish4271.3
Portuguese530.2
Russian480.1
Scotch-Irish3261.0
Scottish4831.5
Slovak250.1
Subsaharan African1560.5
Swedish1510.5
Swiss410.1
Ukrainian230.1
United States or American4,04012.5
Welsh1170.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1540.5
Other ancestries11,98337.2
(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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