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Social Statistics for Jasper County, Mississippi

Jasper county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,891100.0
Nursery school, preschool3517.2
Kindergarten2825.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,36848.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,31426.9
College or graduate school57611.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,263100.0
Less than 9th grade1,22310.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,52922.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,88434.5
Some college, no degree2,00917.8
Associate degree5164.6
Bachelor's degree8077.2
Graduate or professional degree2952.6
Percent high school graduate or higher66.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,022100.0
Never married3,72826.6
Now married, except separated7,21151.4
Separated4543.2
Widowed1,3089.3
Female
1,1087.9
Divorced1,3219.4
Female
6694.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years800100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren44856.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,069100.0
Civilian veterans1,45111.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,672100.0
With a disability4178.9
Population 21 to 64 years9,546100.0
With a disability2,80829.4
Percent employed
42.8(X)
No disability6,73870.6
Percent employed
69.7(X)
Population 65 years and over2,527100.0
With a disability1,44857.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,910100.0
Same house in 199512,30572.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,56527.0
Same county
2,40614.2
Different county
2,15912.8
Same state
1,4638.7
Different state
6964.1
Elsewhere in 1995400.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,149100.0
Native18,09399.7
Born in United States
18,01899.3
State of residence
16,01088.2
Different state
2,00811.1
Born outside United States
750.4
Foreign born560.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
430.2
Naturalized citizen
130.1
Not a citizen
430.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)56100.0
Europe916.1
Asia1017.9
Africa00.0
Oceania35.4
Latin America3460.7
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,910100.0
English only16,48797.5
Language other than English4232.5
Speak English less than 'very well
1901.1
Spanish
3271.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1701.0
Other Indo-European languages
750.4
Speak English less than "very well"
200.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,149100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,59074.9
Arab160.1
Czech180.0
Danish50.0
Dutch200.1
English7013.9
French (except Basque)1760.4
French Canadian180.0
German4442.4
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,0185.6
Italian1300.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian20.0
Polish350.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian50.0
Scotch-Irish1650.9
Scottish1961.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African3011.7
Swedish80.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,69714.9
Welsh100.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries7,74342.7
(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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