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Forrest county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school24,754100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2625.1
Kindergarten1,1974.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,10832.8
High school (grades 9-12)3,68114.9
College or graduate school10,50642.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over41,526100.0
Less than 9th grade2,6446.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,95614.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,57827.9
Some college, no degree9,59423.1
Associate degree2,2725.5
Bachelor's degree5,93414.3
Graduate or professional degree3,5488.5
Percent high school graduate or higher79.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over57,967100.0
Never married20,52635.4
Now married, except separated25,38843.8
Separated1,3142.3
Widowed4,2827.4
Female
3,6626.3
Divorced6,45711.1
Female
3,7876.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,721100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,00858.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over54,472100.0
Civilian veterans6,49611.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years18,533100.0
With a disability1,87810.1
Population 21 to 64 years39,975100.0
With a disability8,84922.1
Percent employed
49.5(X)
No disability31,12677.9
Percent employed
74.1(X)
Population 65 years and over7,474100.0
With a disability3,79350.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over67,835100.0
Same house in 199532,95148.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199533,80149.8
Same county
15,44922.8
Different county
18,35227.1
Same state
11,71917.3
Different state
6,6339.8
Elsewhere in 19951,0831.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population72,604100.0
Native71,14898.0
Born in United States
70,66797.3
State of residence
54,36674.9
Different state
16,30122.5
Born outside United States
4810.7
Foreign born1,4562.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9811.4
Naturalized citizen
3530.5
Not a citizen
1,1031.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,456100.0
Europe42028.8
Asia63443.5
Africa322.2
Oceania151.0
Latin America32122.0
Northern America342.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over67,835100.0
English only65,06995.9
Language other than English2,7664.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,0711.6
Spanish
1,4362.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4990.7
Other Indo-European languages
6661.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1600.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5380.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3620.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population72,604100.0

Total ancestries reported

61,58984.8
Arab2080.3
Czech1360.0
Danish730.1
Dutch4750.7
English4,7026.5
French (except Basque)11,8112.5
French Canadian13820.5
German4,4336.1
Greek970.1
Hungarian1330.2
Irish16,2408.6
Italian1,1511.6
Lithuanian130.0
Norwegian2540.3
Polish3550.5
Portuguese420.1
Russian1760.2
Scotch-Irish2,3213.2
Scottish1,4081.9
Slovak360.0
Subsaharan African6860.9
Swedish2030.3
Swiss360.0
Ukrainian260.0
United States or American9,34212.9
Welsh2890.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)610.1
Other ancestries26,60036.6
(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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