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Social Statistics for Pearl River County, Mississippi

Pearl river county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,637100.0
Nursery school, preschool7956.3
Kindergarten8646.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,19549.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,76821.9
College or graduate school2,01515.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over30,940100.0
Less than 9th grade2,6668.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,19116.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,65531.2
Some college, no degree6,86022.2
Associate degree2,2817.4
Bachelor's degree2,7618.9
Graduate or professional degree1,5264.9
Percent high school graduate or higher74.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over37,780100.0
Never married7,72820.5
Now married, except separated22,40559.3
Separated9622.5
Widowed2,9317.8
Female
2,4586.5
Divorced3,7549.9
Female
2,0855.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,251100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren70356.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over35,385100.0
Civilian veterans5,29315.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,791100.0
With a disability1,22610.4
Population 21 to 64 years27,085100.0
With a disability7,90229.2
Percent employed
43.0(X)
No disability19,18370.8
Percent employed
71.8(X)
Population 65 years and over5,866100.0
With a disability3,09352.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over45,197100.0
Same house in 199525,48656.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,40742.9
Same county
9,77521.6
Different county
9,63221.3
Same state
2,3205.1
Different state
7,31216.2
Elsewhere in 19953040.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population48,621100.0
Native48,01898.8
Born in United States
47,72198.1
State of residence
25,36552.2
Different state
22,35646.0
Born outside United States
2970.6
Foreign born6031.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1850.4
Naturalized citizen
3480.7
Not a citizen
2550.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)603100.0
Europe22637.5
Asia14423.9
Africa00.0
Oceania81.3
Latin America20634.2
Northern America193.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over45,197100.0
English only43,58096.4
Language other than English1,6173.6
Speak English less than 'very well
4431.0
Spanish
8761.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2270.5
Other Indo-European languages
6451.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1760.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
540.1
Speak English less than "very well"
280.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population48,621100.0

Total ancestries reported

42,81388.1
Arab930.2
Czech1830.2
Danish1410.3
Dutch3680.8
English4,1248.5
French (except Basque)14,4659.2
French Canadian14480.9
German4,0118.2
Greek1870.4
Hungarian370.1
Irish14,3579.0
Italian1,7833.7
Lithuanian60.0
Norwegian1160.2
Polish2100.4
Portuguese250.1
Russian1010.2
Scotch-Irish8901.8
Scottish5381.1
Slovak90.0
Subsaharan African1790.4
Swedish1980.4
Swiss390.1
Ukrainian390.1
United States or American9,03918.6
Welsh1280.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)510.1
Other ancestries11,14822.9
(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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