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Social Statistics

Marion county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,517100.0
Nursery school, preschool3595.5
Kindergarten4697.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,37951.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,58424.3
College or graduate school72611.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,025100.0
Less than 9th grade1,91612.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,45521.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,34633.4
Some college, no degree2,74217.1
Associate degree7254.5
Bachelor's degree1,1977.5
Graduate or professional degree6444.0
Percent high school graduate or higher66.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over19,785100.0
Never married4,31521.8
Now married, except separated10,96855.4
Separated6303.2
Widowed1,9089.6
Female
1,6368.3
Divorced1,9649.9
Female
9454.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years873100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren56164.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,480100.0
Civilian veterans2,20511.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,128100.0
With a disability4397.2
Population 21 to 64 years13,492100.0
With a disability3,93029.1
Percent employed
44.9(X)
No disability9,56270.9
Percent employed
72.0(X)
Population 65 years and over3,349100.0
With a disability1,87155.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,878100.0
Same house in 199514,22759.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,56040.0
Same county
6,23026.1
Different county
3,33013.9
Same state
2,0878.7
Different state
1,2435.2
Elsewhere in 1995910.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,595100.0
Native25,39999.2
Born in United States
25,30998.9
State of residence
21,25283.0
Different state
4,05715.9
Born outside United States
900.4
Foreign born1960.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
680.3
Naturalized citizen
1460.6
Not a citizen
500.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)196100.0
Europe5528.1
Asia7035.7
Africa94.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America6231.6
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,878100.0
English only23,45498.2
Language other than English4241.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1610.7
Spanish
2321.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1060.4
Other Indo-European languages
1470.6
Speak English less than "very well"
300.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
220.1
Speak English less than "very well"
110.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,595100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,54376.4
Arab310.1
Czech160.0
Danish210.1
Dutch590.2
English1,8447.2
French (except Basque)14561.8
French Canadian1620.2
German8483.3
Greek140.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,3345.2
Italian2300.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian250.1
Polish450.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian150.1
Scotch-Irish4951.9
Scottish2370.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2250.9
Swedish420.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American5,22120.4
Welsh450.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40.0
Other ancestries8,28432.4
(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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