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Social Statistics

Jefferson davis county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,815100.0
Nursery school, preschool3799.9
Kindergarten2035.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,87149.0
High school (grades 9-12)91724.0
College or graduate school44511.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,613100.0
Less than 9th grade90810.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,98223.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,00234.9
Some college, no degree1,49117.3
Associate degree3343.9
Bachelor's degree5776.7
Graduate or professional degree3193.7
Percent high school graduate or higher66.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,739100.0
Never married2,97927.7
Now married, except separated5,25248.9
Separated4223.9
Widowed1,13410.6
Female
9198.6
Divorced9528.9
Female
5204.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years665100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren42063.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,005100.0
Civilian veterans1,08010.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,579100.0
With a disability3379.4
Population 21 to 64 years7,378100.0
With a disability2,47933.6
Percent employed
37.7(X)
No disability4,89966.4
Percent employed
67.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,897100.0
With a disability1,08357.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,971100.0
Same house in 19959,01069.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,94430.4
Same county
2,18216.8
Different county
1,76213.6
Same state
1,1048.5
Different state
6585.1
Elsewhere in 1995170.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population13,962100.0
Native13,92299.7
Born in United States
13,90499.6
State of residence
12,27987.9
Different state
1,62511.6
Born outside United States
180.1
Foreign born400.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
150.1
Naturalized citizen
230.2
Not a citizen
170.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)40100.0
Europe717.5
Asia2972.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America25.0
Northern America25.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,971100.0
English only12,69897.9
Language other than English2732.1
Speak English less than 'very well
610.5
Spanish
1481.1
Speak English less than "very well"
240.2
Other Indo-European languages
910.7
Speak English less than "very well"
220.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
180.1
Speak English less than "very well"
130.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population13,962100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,04179.1
Arab00.0
Czech150.0
Danish40.0
Dutch220.2
English3862.8
French (except Basque)1820.6
French Canadian190.1
German2251.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish16394.6
Italian800.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian350.3
Polish510.4
Portuguese50.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish2251.6
Scottish1210.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African710.5
Swedish50.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian70.1
United States or American1,62711.7
Welsh260.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries7,41653.1
(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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