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Social Statistics

Perry county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,986100.0
Nursery school, preschool1906.4
Kindergarten1896.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,44248.3
High school (grades 9-12)83928.1
College or graduate school32610.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,400100.0
Less than 9th grade7039.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,36618.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,82338.1
Some college, no degree1,52820.6
Associate degree4115.6
Bachelor's degree3825.2
Graduate or professional degree1872.5
Percent high school graduate or higher72.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over9,407100.0
Never married2,03821.7
Now married, except separated5,58259.3
Separated2772.9
Widowed7267.7
Female
5535.9
Divorced7848.3
Female
4084.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years468100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren30865.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over8,651100.0
Civilian veterans1,13613.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,117100.0
With a disability33610.8
Population 21 to 64 years6,731100.0
With a disability2,02830.1
Percent employed
46.1(X)
No disability4,70369.9
Percent employed
69.4(X)
Population 65 years and over1,269100.0
With a disability71856.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over11,226100.0
Same house in 19957,34065.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,85834.4
Same county
1,73415.4
Different county
2,12418.9
Same state
1,64814.7
Different state
4764.2
Elsewhere in 1995280.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,138100.0
Native12,08399.5
Born in United States
12,05399.3
State of residence
9,96182.1
Different state
2,09217.2
Born outside United States
300.2
Foreign born550.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
70.1
Naturalized citizen
250.2
Not a citizen
300.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)55100.0
Europe2036.4
Asia2749.1
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America814.5
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over11,226100.0
English only10,97097.7
Language other than English2562.3
Speak English less than 'very well
840.7
Spanish
1131.0
Speak English less than "very well"
470.4
Other Indo-European languages
690.6
Speak English less than "very well"
140.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
530.5
Speak English less than "very well"
230.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,138100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,56562.3
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch860.7
English4283.5
French (except Basque)11841.5
French Canadian1250.2
German3603.0
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish15394.4
Italian1271.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian680.6
Polish190.2
Portuguese160.1
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish1401.2
Scottish1231.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African400.3
Swedish270.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian50.0
United States or American1,99116.4
Welsh110.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,37627.8
(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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