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Lee county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,509100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,4977.7
Kindergarten1,1515.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,95951.0
High school (grades 9-12)4,32822.2
College or graduate school2,57413.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over48,382100.0
Less than 9th grade3,9178.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,31417.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,65628.2
Some college, no degree10,90022.5
Associate degree2,8185.8
Bachelor's degree5,93212.3
Graduate or professional degree2,8455.9
Percent high school graduate or higher74.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over58,133100.0
Never married12,71121.9
Now married, except separated32,83256.5
Separated1,2852.2
Widowed4,1827.2
Female
3,4926.0
Divorced7,12312.3
Female
4,0386.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,600100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren79849.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over54,756100.0
Civilian veterans6,19611.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years17,985100.0
With a disability1,2997.2
Population 21 to 64 years43,021100.0
With a disability9,66122.5
Percent employed
57.9(X)
No disability33,36077.5
Percent employed
80.6(X)
Population 65 years and over7,968100.0
With a disability3,83348.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over70,111100.0
Same house in 199538,68555.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199530,97344.2
Same county
19,22327.4
Different county
11,75016.8
Same state
6,8649.8
Different state
4,8867.0
Elsewhere in 19954530.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population75,755100.0
Native74,90098.9
Born in United States
74,56098.4
State of residence
57,12775.4
Different state
17,43323.0
Born outside United States
3400.4
Foreign born8551.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4710.6
Naturalized citizen
3260.4
Not a citizen
5290.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)855100.0
Europe21925.6
Asia19723.0
Africa91.1
Oceania101.2
Latin America39045.6
Northern America303.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over70,111100.0
English only67,87496.8
Language other than English2,2373.2
Speak English less than 'very well
9031.3
Spanish
1,5882.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6330.9
Other Indo-European languages
4360.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1670.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1550.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1030.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population75,755100.0

Total ancestries reported

60,47279.8
Arab560.1
Czech1680.1
Danish340.0
Dutch6700.9
English5,8597.7
French (except Basque)18891.2
French Canadian1560.1
German3,4204.5
Greek1100.1
Hungarian530.1
Irish16,6478.8
Italian6380.8
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian2510.3
Polish2410.3
Portuguese130.0
Russian390.1
Scotch-Irish1,4421.9
Scottish1,2321.6
Slovak200.0
Subsaharan African6550.9
Swedish1870.2
Swiss400.1
Ukrainian140.0
United States or American14,64619.3
Welsh2550.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)190.0
Other ancestries22,91830.3
(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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