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Wayne county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,535100.0
Nursery school, preschool3516.3
Kindergarten3907.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,85051.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,49126.9
College or graduate school4538.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,933100.0
Less than 9th grade1,58412.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,98723.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,49634.8
Some college, no degree2,07016.0
Associate degree5684.4
Bachelor's degree8546.6
Graduate or professional degree3742.9
Percent high school graduate or higher64.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over16,143100.0
Never married3,80523.6
Now married, except separated9,08256.3
Separated4813.0
Widowed1,3448.3
Female
1,1116.9
Divorced1,4318.9
Female
6694.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years617100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren44672.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,013100.0
Civilian veterans1,63910.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,515100.0
With a disability3927.1
Population 21 to 64 years11,513100.0
With a disability3,29728.6
Percent employed
43.8(X)
No disability8,21671.4
Percent employed
68.0(X)
Population 65 years and over2,397100.0
With a disability1,35756.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over19,608100.0
Same house in 199513,19367.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,29632.1
Same county
4,32022.0
Different county
1,97610.1
Same state
1,0235.2
Different state
9534.9
Elsewhere in 19951190.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population21,216100.0
Native21,14799.7
Born in United States
21,11499.5
State of residence
17,96384.7
Different state
3,15114.9
Born outside United States
330.2
Foreign born690.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
370.2
Naturalized citizen
320.2
Not a citizen
370.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)69100.0
Europe2536.2
Asia4463.8
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over19,608100.0
English only19,35498.7
Language other than English2541.3
Speak English less than 'very well
630.3
Spanish
810.4
Speak English less than "very well"
170.1
Other Indo-European languages
1290.7
Speak English less than "very well"
410.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
440.2
Speak English less than "very well"
50.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population21,216100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,63278.4
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch910.4
English8293.9
French (except Basque)1950.4
French Canadian1120.1
German4202.0
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish19854.6
Italian630.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian100.0
Polish300.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish2141.0
Scottish2621.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African930.4
Swedish00.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6,03928.5
Welsh110.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)180.1
Other ancestries7,46035.2
(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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