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Lauderdale county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,890100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,5537.4
Kindergarten1,1155.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,62946.1
High school (grades 9-12)4,67222.4
College or graduate school3,92118.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over49,511100.0
Less than 9th grade3,8257.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,59517.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,90728.1
Some college, no degree11,45123.1
Associate degree3,7247.5
Bachelor's degree4,98210.1
Graduate or professional degree3,0276.1
Percent high school graduate or higher74.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over60,911100.0
Never married16,21026.6
Now married, except separated30,39149.9
Separated1,7942.9
Widowed5,8469.6
Female
4,8758.0
Divorced6,67011.0
Female
3,9086.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,668100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren99159.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over56,089100.0
Civilian veterans7,48113.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years18,496100.0
With a disability1,5118.2
Population 21 to 64 years40,383100.0
With a disability8,86221.9
Percent employed
49.8(X)
No disability31,52178.1
Percent employed
74.2(X)
Population 65 years and over10,017100.0
With a disability5,09950.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over72,554100.0
Same house in 199541,60357.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199530,30041.8
Same county
19,14526.4
Different county
11,15515.4
Same state
4,7206.5
Different state
6,4358.9
Elsewhere in 19956510.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population78,161100.0
Native77,57999.3
Born in United States
77,13098.7
State of residence
60,00276.8
Different state
17,12821.9
Born outside United States
4490.6
Foreign born5820.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2260.3
Naturalized citizen
2760.4
Not a citizen
3060.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)582100.0
Europe12721.8
Asia17429.9
Africa315.3
Oceania142.4
Latin America22939.3
Northern America71.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over72,554100.0
English only70,54297.2
Language other than English2,0122.8
Speak English less than 'very well
4330.6
Spanish
1,3061.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2950.4
Other Indo-European languages
4540.6
Speak English less than "very well"
800.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1880.3
Speak English less than "very well"
500.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population78,161100.0

Total ancestries reported

58,83175.3
Arab560.1
Czech1870.1
Danish1000.1
Dutch4270.5
English4,5915.9
French (except Basque)11,2611.6
French Canadian11600.2
German3,5424.5
Greek970.1
Hungarian220.0
Irish14,8206.2
Italian6870.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1240.2
Polish2240.3
Portuguese200.0
Russian450.1
Scotch-Irish1,7542.2
Scottish1,0941.4
Slovak90.0
Subsaharan African7010.9
Swedish1720.2
Swiss360.0
Ukrainian290.0
United States or American9,39312.0
Welsh1070.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)690.1
Other ancestries29,20437.4
(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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