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Social Statistics

Lawrence county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,493100.0
Nursery school, preschool2276.5
Kindergarten2527.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,62746.6
High school (grades 9-12)92926.6
College or graduate school45813.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,394100.0
Less than 9th grade7408.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,53118.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,86734.2
Some college, no degree1,67119.9
Associate degree5806.9
Bachelor's degree7358.8
Graduate or professional degree2703.2
Percent high school graduate or higher72.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,323100.0
Never married2,18221.1
Now married, except separated6,01858.3
Separated2592.5
Widowed9879.6
Female
7937.7
Divorced8778.5
Female
4844.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years414100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren29070.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,590100.0
Civilian veterans1,17512.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,300100.0
With a disability2828.5
Population 21 to 64 years7,268100.0
With a disability1,95226.9
Percent employed
42.0(X)
No disability5,31673.1
Percent employed
69.4(X)
Population 65 years and over1,669100.0
With a disability94956.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,356100.0
Same house in 19958,42868.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,85331.2
Same county
2,10617.0
Different county
1,74714.1
Same state
1,0178.2
Different state
7305.9
Elsewhere in 1995750.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population13,258100.0
Native13,17899.4
Born in United States
13,14299.1
State of residence
10,99282.9
Different state
2,15016.2
Born outside United States
360.3
Foreign born800.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
200.2
Naturalized citizen
480.4
Not a citizen
320.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)80100.0
Europe3037.5
Asia3341.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1518.8
Northern America22.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,356100.0
English only12,10598.0
Language other than English2512.0
Speak English less than 'very well
570.5
Spanish
1311.1
Speak English less than "very well"
350.3
Other Indo-European languages
1050.8
Speak English less than "very well"
170.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
100.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population13,258100.0

Total ancestries reported

9,47571.5
Arab20.0
Czech180.1
Danish50.0
Dutch750.6
English7675.8
French (except Basque)11891.4
French Canadian11000.8
German2972.2
Greek10.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish18476.4
Italian480.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian220.2
Polish180.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian10.0
Scotch-Irish1721.3
Scottish550.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African880.7
Swedish20.0
Swiss30.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,11716.0
Welsh240.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4,63435.0
(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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