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Desoto county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school27,677100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9096.9
Kindergarten2,1557.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,84450.0
High school (grades 9-12)5,61420.3
College or graduate school4,15515.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over68,302100.0
Less than 9th grade3,5655.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,00313.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)23,26034.1
Some college, no degree18,23226.7
Associate degree4,4526.5
Bachelor's degree7,01410.3
Graduate or professional degree2,7764.1
Percent high school graduate or higher81.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over81,498100.0
Never married16,23619.9
Now married, except separated51,04662.6
Separated1,3881.7
Widowed4,2515.2
Female
3,5294.3
Divorced8,57710.5
Female
4,7845.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,552100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,27950.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over76,960100.0
Civilian veterans10,56013.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,468100.0
With a disability1,5756.2
Population 21 to 64 years63,446100.0
With a disability10,78017.0
Percent employed
60.3(X)
No disability52,66683.0
Percent employed
80.6(X)
Population 65 years and over9,365100.0
With a disability4,08643.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over98,866100.0
Same house in 199547,98448.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199549,84650.4
Same county
19,47019.7
Different county
30,37630.7
Same state
6,7196.8
Different state
23,65723.9
Elsewhere in 19951,0361.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population107,199100.0
Native105,14898.1
Born in United States
104,54297.5
State of residence
28,77226.8
Different state
75,77070.7
Born outside United States
6060.6
Foreign born2,0511.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,2661.2
Naturalized citizen
7030.7
Not a citizen
1,3481.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,051100.0
Europe28213.7
Asia56927.7
Africa743.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,08753.0
Northern America391.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over98,866100.0
English only95,27096.4
Language other than English3,5963.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,6831.7
Spanish
2,2582.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1811.2
Other Indo-European languages
7620.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2440.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5080.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2270.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population107,199100.0

Total ancestries reported

89,31783.3
Arab1530.1
Czech11790.2
Danish1730.2
Dutch1,7641.6
English9,3148.7
French (except Basque)12,2902.1
French Canadian12300.2
German8,6558.1
Greek1420.1
Hungarian1800.2
Irish113,58012.7
Italian3,0852.9
Lithuanian310.0
Norwegian5010.5
Polish7330.7
Portuguese640.1
Russian860.1
Scotch-Irish2,5412.4
Scottish1,6631.6
Slovak270.0
Subsaharan African5050.5
Swedish7190.7
Swiss1060.1
Ukrainian100.0
United States or American18,26517.0
Welsh2590.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)410.0
Other ancestries24,02122.4
(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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