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Social Statistics for Newton County, Mississippi

Newton county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,028100.0
Nursery school, preschool3385.6
Kindergarten2974.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,79946.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,15119.1
College or graduate school1,44323.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,663100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2639.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,43917.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,55933.4
Some college, no degree2,80620.5
Associate degree9386.9
Bachelor's degree9677.1
Graduate or professional degree6915.1
Percent high school graduate or higher72.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,006100.0
Never married4,14624.4
Now married, except separated9,45155.6
Separated4372.6
Widowed1,5269.0
Female
1,2357.3
Divorced1,4468.5
Female
7334.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years598100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren34657.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,970100.0
Civilian veterans2,07713.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,459100.0
With a disability4428.1
Population 21 to 64 years11,475100.0
With a disability2,73023.8
Percent employed
45.9(X)
No disability8,74576.2
Percent employed
76.8(X)
Population 65 years and over3,074100.0
With a disability1,79158.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over20,300100.0
Same house in 199512,83363.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,38336.4
Same county
4,31721.3
Different county
3,06615.1
Same state
2,21110.9
Different state
8554.2
Elsewhere in 1995840.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population21,838100.0
Native21,73099.5
Born in United States
21,62199.0
State of residence
18,28483.7
Different state
3,33715.3
Born outside United States
1090.5
Foreign born1080.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
280.1
Naturalized citizen
520.2
Not a citizen
560.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)108100.0
Europe3936.1
Asia5147.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1312.0
Northern America54.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over20,300100.0
English only19,42695.7
Language other than English8744.3
Speak English less than 'very well
4162.0
Spanish
1900.9
Speak English less than "very well"
550.3
Other Indo-European languages
1270.6
Speak English less than "very well"
220.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
570.3
Speak English less than "very well"
140.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population21,838100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,11973.8
Arab90.0
Czech180.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1400.6
English1,2575.8
French (except Basque)11900.9
French Canadian1370.2
German7463.4
Greek50.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,7878.2
Italian680.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian540.2
Polish360.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian260.1
Scotch-Irish5172.4
Scottish2941.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1330.6
Swedish240.1
Swiss30.0
Ukrainian10.0
United States or American3,13914.4
Welsh400.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries7,60034.8
(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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