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Jefferson county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,748100.0
Nursery school, preschool1967.1
Kindergarten2198.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,17042.6
High school (grades 9-12)74427.1
College or graduate school41915.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,785100.0
Less than 9th grade77013.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,56227.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,62828.1
Some college, no degree1,08318.7
Associate degree1272.2
Bachelor's degree3636.3
Graduate or professional degree2524.4
Percent high school graduate or higher59.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,500100.0
Never married3,30444.1
Now married, except separated2,61234.8
Separated2763.7
Widowed6298.4
Female
4806.4
Divorced6799.1
Female
4075.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years466100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24251.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,957100.0
Civilian veterans5297.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,561100.0
With a disability2088.1
Population 21 to 64 years4,746100.0
With a disability1,60233.8
Percent employed
37.5(X)
No disability3,14466.2
Percent employed
59.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,085100.0
With a disability57452.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,029100.0
Same house in 19956,41471.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,47427.4
Same county
1,37615.2
Different county
1,09812.2
Same state
7408.2
Different state
3584.0
Elsewhere in 19951411.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,740100.0
Native9,71499.7
Born in United States
9,68899.5
State of residence
8,78690.2
Different state
9029.3
Born outside United States
260.3
Foreign born260.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
20.0
Naturalized citizen
130.1
Not a citizen
130.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)26100.0
Europe1142.3
Asia311.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1246.2
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,029100.0
English only8,83397.8
Language other than English1962.2
Speak English less than 'very well
790.9
Spanish
1201.3
Speak English less than "very well"
460.5
Other Indo-European languages
650.7
Speak English less than "very well"
310.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
90.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,740100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,61778.2
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch40.0
English1351.4
French (except Basque)1370.4
French Canadian1170.2
German770.8
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11972.0
Italian620.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian00.0
Polish00.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish460.5
Scottish80.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2022.1
Swedish140.1
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2782.9
Welsh160.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)100.1
Other ancestries6,51466.9
(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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