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Social Statistics for Sunflower County, Mississippi

Sunflower county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,048100.0
Nursery school, preschool6856.8
Kindergarten6026.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,52545.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,56325.5
College or graduate school1,67316.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,976100.0
Less than 9th grade3,39817.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,72623.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,11425.6
Some college, no degree3,36516.8
Associate degree9714.9
Bachelor's degree1,7208.6
Graduate or professional degree6823.4
Percent high school graduate or higher59.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,649100.0
Never married11,15941.9
Now married, except separated10,04537.7
Separated1,2384.6
Widowed2,0677.8
Female
1,6496.2
Divorced2,1408.0
Female
8383.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,756100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,06060.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over24,750100.0
Civilian veterans2,1478.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,049100.0
With a disability8769.7
Population 21 to 64 years14,907100.0
With a disability4,45429.9
Percent employed
43.6(X)
No disability10,45370.1
Percent employed
70.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,075100.0
With a disability1,60552.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,979100.0
Same house in 199519,98862.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,78936.9
Same county
6,50020.3
Different county
5,28916.5
Same state
3,99712.5
Different state
1,2924.0
Elsewhere in 19952020.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population34,369100.0
Native34,14999.4
Born in United States
34,06199.1
State of residence
30,57188.9
Different state
3,49010.2
Born outside United States
880.3
Foreign born2200.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1470.4
Naturalized citizen
760.2
Not a citizen
1440.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)220100.0
Europe146.4
Asia5123.2
Africa73.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America14867.3
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,979100.0
English only30,89296.6
Language other than English1,0873.4
Speak English less than 'very well
3631.1
Spanish
6732.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3101.0
Other Indo-European languages
2790.9
Speak English less than "very well"
380.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
440.1
Speak English less than "very well"
60.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population34,369100.0

Total ancestries reported

27,55080.2
Arab210.1
Czech160.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1260.4
English8472.5
French (except Basque)11330.4
French Canadian1280.1
German4791.4
Greek00.0
Hungarian20.0
Irish11,0223.0
Italian2340.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian100.0
Polish510.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian320.1
Scotch-Irish3691.1
Scottish2130.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African4101.2
Swedish590.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,8935.5
Welsh350.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)180.1
Other ancestries21,56262.7
(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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