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Pontotoc county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,412100.0
Nursery school, preschool3585.6
Kindergarten4467.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,43453.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,38721.6
College or graduate school78712.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,082100.0
Less than 9th grade1,83410.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,85722.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,77533.8
Some college, no degree2,84816.7
Associate degree8184.8
Bachelor's degree1,4108.3
Graduate or professional degree5403.2
Percent high school graduate or higher66.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,512100.0
Never married3,72018.1
Now married, except separated12,61361.5
Separated4752.3
Widowed1,5807.7
Female
1,3476.6
Divorced2,12410.4
Female
1,1125.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years754100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren46962.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,372100.0
Civilian veterans2,27611.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,504100.0
With a disability6099.4
Population 21 to 64 years14,839100.0
With a disability3,03920.5
Percent employed
48.8(X)
No disability11,80079.5
Percent employed
80.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,217100.0
With a disability1,64651.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,760100.0
Same house in 199515,08060.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,47738.3
Same county
5,22621.1
Different county
4,25117.2
Same state
2,95011.9
Different state
1,3015.3
Elsewhere in 19952030.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,726100.0
Native26,42398.9
Born in United States
26,37698.7
State of residence
21,54280.6
Different state
4,83418.1
Born outside United States
470.2
Foreign born3031.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1950.7
Naturalized citizen
680.3
Not a citizen
2350.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)303100.0
Europe5518.2
Asia3611.9
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America18360.4
Northern America299.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,760100.0
English only23,99196.9
Language other than English7693.1
Speak English less than 'very well
3011.2
Spanish
4411.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2250.9
Other Indo-European languages
3091.2
Speak English less than "very well"
720.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
160.1
Speak English less than "very well"
40.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,726100.0

Total ancestries reported

20,99078.5
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1380.5
English1,5625.8
French (except Basque)13401.3
French Canadian1100.0
German1,0393.9
Greek170.1
Hungarian70.0
Irish12,1758.1
Italian2410.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian130.0
Polish620.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian120.0
Scotch-Irish2581.0
Scottish2320.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1400.5
Swedish640.2
Swiss220.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American9,38535.1
Welsh560.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)300.1
Other ancestries5,18719.4
(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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