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Wilkinson county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,669100.0
Nursery school, preschool1776.6
Kindergarten1666.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,32349.6
High school (grades 9-12)75228.2
College or graduate school2519.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,515100.0
Less than 9th grade1,05216.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,67725.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,15433.1
Some college, no degree79412.2
Associate degree1882.9
Bachelor's degree4476.9
Graduate or professional degree2033.1
Percent high school graduate or higher58.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over8,163100.0
Never married3,09938.0
Now married, except separated3,29540.4
Separated2413.0
Widowed91111.2
Female
7058.6
Divorced6177.6
Female
3083.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years435100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren30069.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,637100.0
Civilian veterans5647.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,563100.0
With a disability32212.6
Population 21 to 64 years4,779100.0
With a disability1,51131.6
Percent employed
41.8(X)
No disability3,26868.4
Percent employed
63.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,337100.0
With a disability77257.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,723100.0
Same house in 19956,90271.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,71427.9
Same county
1,33713.8
Different county
1,37714.2
Same state
7557.8
Different state
6226.4
Elsewhere in 19951071.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population10,312100.0
Native10,30599.9
Born in United States
10,29099.8
State of residence
8,55082.9
Different state
1,74016.9
Born outside United States
150.1
Foreign born70.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
00.0
Naturalized citizen
50.0
Not a citizen
20.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7100.0
Europe00.0
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America7100.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,723100.0
English only9,37796.4
Language other than English3463.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1181.2
Spanish
2032.1
Speak English less than "very well"
820.8
Other Indo-European languages
1281.3
Speak English less than "very well"
290.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
80.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population10,312100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,09678.5
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish80.1
Dutch260.3
English2882.8
French (except Basque)11711.7
French Canadian1740.7
German1531.5
Greek00.0
Hungarian20.0
Irish12732.6
Italian1201.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian40.0
Polish00.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish1801.7
Scottish380.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African700.7
Swedish90.1
Swiss20.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6025.8
Welsh20.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries6,07458.9
(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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