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Social Statistics

Jackson county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school34,736100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,1516.2
Kindergarten2,1366.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)17,38350.0
High school (grades 9-12)7,66922.1
College or graduate school5,39715.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over82,818100.0
Less than 9th grade4,0404.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,70414.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26,57932.1
Some college, no degree20,32824.5
Associate degree6,5407.9
Bachelor's degree8,86310.7
Graduate or professional degree4,7645.8
Percent high school graduate or higher81.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over101,302100.0
Never married23,60423.3
Now married, except separated57,87457.1
Separated2,2392.2
Widowed6,1606.1
Female
5,0185.0
Divorced11,42511.3
Female
6,0746.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,779100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,21058.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over92,583100.0
Civilian veterans15,92417.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years32,259100.0
With a disability2,6378.2
Population 21 to 64 years73,283100.0
With a disability15,96021.8
Percent employed
53.5(X)
No disability57,32378.2
Percent employed
74.3(X)
Population 65 years and over13,358100.0
With a disability6,78250.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over122,189100.0
Same house in 199569,11956.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199551,25741.9
Same county
28,43623.3
Different county
22,82118.7
Same state
7,8406.4
Different state
14,98112.3
Elsewhere in 19951,8131.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population131,420100.0
Native127,93697.3
Born in United States
126,38296.2
State of residence
78,15159.5
Different state
48,23136.7
Born outside United States
1,5541.2
Foreign born3,4842.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,4021.1
Naturalized citizen
1,7491.3
Not a citizen
1,7351.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,484100.0
Europe88325.3
Asia1,39440.0
Africa471.3
Oceania50.1
Latin America1,01329.1
Northern America1424.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over122,189100.0
English only115,95794.9
Language other than English6,2325.1
Speak English less than 'very well
2,3461.9
Spanish
2,9732.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1691.0
Other Indo-European languages
1,4991.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4230.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5531.3
Speak English less than "very well"
7230.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population131,420100.0

Total ancestries reported

118,27090.0
Arab2870.2
Czech14000.3
Danish3610.3
Dutch8200.6
English11,5948.8
French (except Basque)17,7595.9
French Canadian11,1930.9
German10,9878.4
Greek1980.2
Hungarian2370.2
Irish112,2339.3
Italian3,2492.5
Lithuanian830.1
Norwegian7410.6
Polish1,1390.9
Portuguese1330.1
Russian2270.2
Scotch-Irish2,7962.1
Scottish2,1611.6
Slovak600.0
Subsaharan African6590.5
Swedish6560.5
Swiss1080.1
Ukrainian470.0
United States or American19,36714.7
Welsh5490.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)950.1
Other ancestries40,13130.5
(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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