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Leflore county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,798100.0
Nursery school, preschool8437.1
Kindergarten7196.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,25944.6
High school (grades 9-12)2,55921.7
College or graduate school2,41820.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,581100.0
Less than 9th grade3,27815.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,93422.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,54325.7
Some college, no degree3,58916.6
Associate degree8113.8
Bachelor's degree2,24810.4
Graduate or professional degree1,1785.5
Percent high school graduate or higher61.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,613100.0
Never married11,04838.6
Now married, except separated11,16739.0
Separated1,4415.0
Widowed2,5458.9
Female
2,0787.3
Divorced2,4128.4
Female
1,3104.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,507100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren87458.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,642100.0
Civilian veterans2,2188.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,595100.0
With a disability1,08610.3
Population 21 to 64 years18,495100.0
With a disability5,21028.2
Percent employed
44.2(X)
No disability13,28571.8
Percent employed
66.3(X)
Population 65 years and over4,230100.0
With a disability2,34755.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over34,986100.0
Same house in 199519,91556.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,52041.5
Same county
10,18029.1
Different county
4,34012.4
Same state
2,7858.0
Different state
1,5554.4
Elsewhere in 19955511.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population37,947100.0
Native37,54198.9
Born in United States
37,47998.8
State of residence
33,76389.0
Different state
3,7169.8
Born outside United States
620.2
Foreign born4061.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2310.6
Naturalized citizen
830.2
Not a citizen
3230.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)406100.0
Europe11027.1
Asia12330.3
Africa133.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America16039.4
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over34,986100.0
English only33,94897.0
Language other than English1,0383.0
Speak English less than 'very well
3381.0
Spanish
6211.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2270.6
Other Indo-European languages
2130.6
Speak English less than "very well"
650.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1240.4
Speak English less than "very well"
270.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population37,947100.0

Total ancestries reported

29,37077.4
Arab410.1
Czech100.0
Danish120.0
Dutch1190.3
English1,0502.8
French (except Basque)11990.5
French Canadian1350.1
German6021.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,2743.4
Italian3300.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian120.0
Polish00.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish4071.1
Scottish1810.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African3951.0
Swedish270.1
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian230.1
United States or American2,0555.4
Welsh480.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)230.1
Other ancestries22,53759.4
(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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