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Hancock county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,176100.0
Nursery school, preschool6456.3
Kindergarten5835.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,08049.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,40523.6
College or graduate school1,46314.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over28,840100.0
Less than 9th grade2,2647.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,12214.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,45029.3
Some college, no degree7,13324.7
Associate degree1,8936.6
Bachelor's degree3,13010.9
Graduate or professional degree1,8486.4
Percent high school graduate or higher77.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over34,004100.0
Never married7,17921.1
Now married, except separated19,27156.7
Separated7562.2
Widowed2,5177.4
Female
2,0185.9
Divorced4,28112.6
Female
2,2406.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,097100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren59254.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over32,018100.0
Civilian veterans5,81718.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,596100.0
With a disability8709.1
Population 21 to 64 years24,312100.0
With a disability7,20529.6
Percent employed
52.4(X)
No disability17,10770.4
Percent employed
70.6(X)
Population 65 years and over5,855100.0
With a disability2,70146.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over40,235100.0
Same house in 199522,76856.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,22342.8
Same county
7,37818.3
Different county
9,84524.5
Same state
3,2798.1
Different state
6,56616.3
Elsewhere in 19952440.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population42,967100.0
Native42,37898.6
Born in United States
42,14698.1
State of residence
19,17944.6
Different state
22,96753.5
Born outside United States
2320.5
Foreign born5891.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1860.4
Naturalized citizen
3300.8
Not a citizen
2590.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)589100.0
Europe19232.6
Asia14624.8
Africa183.1
Oceania223.7
Latin America15125.6
Northern America6010.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over40,235100.0
English only38,45995.6
Language other than English1,7764.4
Speak English less than 'very well
5101.3
Spanish
8532.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2600.6
Other Indo-European languages
7351.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1510.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1530.4
Speak English less than "very well"
870.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population42,967100.0

Total ancestries reported

42,31598.5
Arab260.1
Czech11430.3
Danish1070.2
Dutch4391.0
English3,8118.9
French (except Basque)16,99916.3
French Canadian18662.0
German5,45012.7
Greek380.1
Hungarian520.1
Irish15,24512.2
Italian2,8956.7
Lithuanian350.1
Norwegian2610.6
Polish4311.0
Portuguese490.1
Russian1250.3
Scotch-Irish8361.9
Scottish5011.2
Slovak250.1
Subsaharan African80.0
Swedish3840.9
Swiss790.2
Ukrainian520.1
United States or American5,65813.2
Welsh2800.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)240.1
Other ancestries7,49617.4
(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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