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Choctaw county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,792100.0
Nursery school, preschool2125.6
Kindergarten1935.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,89049.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,07328.3
College or graduate school42411.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,569100.0
Less than 9th grade1,64815.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,05619.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,67034.7
Some college, no degree1,70616.1
Associate degree4764.5
Bachelor's degree6836.5
Graduate or professional degree3303.1
Percent high school graduate or higher65.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,593100.0
Never married2,69621.4
Now married, except separated7,16456.9
Separated3342.7
Widowed1,39811.1
Female
1,1208.9
Divorced1,0017.9
Female
5134.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years459100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren30065.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over11,770100.0
Civilian veterans1,21110.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,594100.0
With a disability36510.2
Population 21 to 64 years8,874100.0
With a disability2,56028.8
Percent employed
37.9(X)
No disability6,31471.2
Percent employed
65.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,224100.0
With a disability1,36161.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,849100.0
Same house in 199510,34469.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,42029.8
Same county
3,04720.5
Different county
1,3739.2
Same state
7194.8
Different state
6544.4
Elsewhere in 1995850.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,922100.0
Native15,83499.4
Born in United States
15,78799.2
State of residence
9,66860.7
Different state
6,11938.4
Born outside United States
470.3
Foreign born880.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
450.3
Naturalized citizen
280.2
Not a citizen
600.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)88100.0
Europe2022.7
Asia2427.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America4247.7
Northern America22.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,849100.0
English only14,53797.9
Language other than English3122.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1521.0
Spanish
1991.3
Speak English less than "very well"
940.6
Other Indo-European languages
920.6
Speak English less than "very well"
510.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
210.1
Speak English less than "very well"
70.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,922100.0

Total ancestries reported

10,72067.3
Arab130.1
Czech140.0
Danish00.0
Dutch730.5
English5913.7
French (except Basque)1810.5
French Canadian1140.1
German3172.0
Greek150.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish16203.9
Italian520.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian80.1
Polish310.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish2131.3
Scottish1290.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2951.9
Swedish210.1
Swiss30.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,41415.2
Welsh120.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries5,81436.5
(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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