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Social Statistics for Sharkey County, Mississippi

Sharkey county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,026100.0
Nursery school, preschool1547.6
Kindergarten1607.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,03551.1
High school (grades 9-12)52125.7
College or graduate school1567.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,704100.0
Less than 9th grade62316.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma83822.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,06528.8
Some college, no degree56415.2
Associate degree1474.0
Bachelor's degree3439.3
Graduate or professional degree1243.3
Percent high school graduate or higher60.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,829100.0
Never married1,90439.4
Now married, except separated1,88539.0
Separated2314.8
Widowed53411.1
Female
3968.2
Divorced2755.7
Female
1513.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years372100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren28175.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,405100.0
Civilian veterans3528.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,885100.0
With a disability1236.5
Population 21 to 64 years3,382100.0
With a disability95928.4
Percent employed
41.9(X)
No disability2,42371.6
Percent employed
69.0(X)
Population 65 years and over697100.0
With a disability40157.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,032100.0
Same house in 19954,18369.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,81930.2
Same county
1,11418.5
Different county
70511.7
Same state
5218.6
Different state
1843.1
Elsewhere in 1995300.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,580100.0
Native6,55599.6
Born in United States
6,55399.6
State of residence
5,89489.6
Different state
65910.0
Born outside United States
20.0
Foreign born250.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
60.1
Naturalized citizen
110.2
Not a citizen
140.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)25100.0
Europe00.0
Asia1456.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1144.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,032100.0
English only5,93298.3
Language other than English1001.7
Speak English less than 'very well
480.8
Spanish
661.1
Speak English less than "very well"
350.6
Other Indo-European languages
120.2
Speak English less than "very well"
50.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
220.4
Speak English less than "very well"
80.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,580100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,13478.0
Arab50.1
Czech180.1
Danish00.0
Dutch310.5
English1752.7
French (except Basque)1500.8
French Canadian170.1
German1041.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11271.9
Italian691.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian20.0
Polish110.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish560.9
Scottish1151.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African801.2
Swedish30.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3244.9
Welsh20.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,96560.3
(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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