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Simpson county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,941100.0
Nursery school, preschool3625.2
Kindergarten4847.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,65252.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,66624.0
College or graduate school77711.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,269100.0
Less than 9th grade2,02011.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,36719.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,10135.3
Some college, no degree3,15318.3
Associate degree7514.3
Bachelor's degree1,3107.6
Graduate or professional degree5673.3
Percent high school graduate or higher68.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,288100.0
Never married5,01223.5
Now married, except separated12,04456.6
Separated4442.1
Widowed1,8098.5
Female
1,5427.2
Divorced1,9799.3
Female
1,0364.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years800100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren53066.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,868100.0
Civilian veterans2,35311.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,628100.0
With a disability5197.8
Population 21 to 64 years15,045100.0
With a disability4,21128.0
Percent employed
41.7(X)
No disability10,83472.0
Percent employed
72.5(X)
Population 65 years and over3,331100.0
With a disability1,79453.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,698100.0
Same house in 199516,83965.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,69833.8
Same county
4,91719.1
Different county
3,78114.7
Same state
2,77010.8
Different state
1,0113.9
Elsewhere in 19951610.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,639100.0
Native27,38199.1
Born in United States
27,29698.8
State of residence
23,98186.8
Different state
3,31512.0
Born outside United States
850.3
Foreign born2580.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1500.5
Naturalized citizen
670.2
Not a citizen
1910.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)258100.0
Europe3614.0
Asia6625.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America15459.7
Northern America20.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,698100.0
English only25,20498.1
Language other than English4941.9
Speak English less than 'very well
1630.6
Spanish
2881.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1170.5
Other Indo-European languages
1250.5
Speak English less than "very well"
400.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
630.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,639100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,11269.1
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish20.0
Dutch1110.4
English9383.4
French (except Basque)11640.6
French Canadian100.0
German6152.2
Greek00.0
Hungarian230.1
Irish11,4385.2
Italian1390.5
Lithuanian60.0
Norwegian410.1
Polish460.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish4951.8
Scottish2340.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1200.4
Swedish230.1
Swiss40.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American5,24119.0
Welsh1050.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.0
Other ancestries9,35933.9
(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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