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Social Statistics for Yazoo County, Mississippi

Yazoo county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,155100.0
Nursery school, preschool4205.9
Kindergarten4886.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,85353.9
High school (grades 9-12)1,77624.8
College or graduate school6188.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,308100.0
Less than 9th grade2,46914.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,58520.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,36931.0
Some college, no degree3,13718.1
Associate degree7124.1
Bachelor's degree1,4208.2
Graduate or professional degree6163.6
Percent high school graduate or higher65.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,544100.0
Never married7,63935.5
Now married, except separated9,02641.9
Separated9604.5
Widowed2,1419.9
Female
1,7007.9
Divorced1,7788.3
Female
8794.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,053100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren62259.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,141100.0
Civilian veterans2,17310.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,126100.0
With a disability6919.7
Population 21 to 64 years13,252100.0
With a disability3,68427.8
Percent employed
40.6(X)
No disability9,56872.2
Percent employed
71.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,319100.0
With a disability1,78953.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,041100.0
Same house in 199515,03957.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,55840.5
Same county
6,35324.4
Different county
4,20516.1
Same state
2,88911.1
Different state
1,3165.1
Elsewhere in 19954441.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,149100.0
Native27,05496.1
Born in United States
27,00695.9
State of residence
23,13682.2
Different state
3,87013.7
Born outside United States
480.2
Foreign born1,0953.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2961.1
Naturalized citizen
850.3
Not a citizen
1,0103.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,095100.0
Europe736.7
Asia575.2
Africa50.5
Oceania60.5
Latin America95487.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,041100.0
English only24,51694.1
Language other than English1,5255.9
Speak English less than 'very well
7312.8
Spanish
1,2184.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6592.5
Other Indo-European languages
2090.8
Speak English less than "very well"
430.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
730.3
Speak English less than "very well"
230.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,149100.0

Total ancestries reported

21,80077.4
Arab220.1
Czech100.0
Danish50.0
Dutch1480.5
English1,1744.2
French (except Basque)12420.9
French Canadian1250.1
German5932.1
Greek90.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,4905.3
Italian1510.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian740.3
Polish240.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian140.0
Scotch-Irish4071.4
Scottish1890.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1970.7
Swedish40.0
Swiss40.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,5839.2
Welsh20.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)430.2
Other ancestries14,40051.2
(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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