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Social Statistics for Choctaw County, Mississippi

Choctaw county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,513100.0
Nursery school, preschool1465.8
Kindergarten943.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,33553.1
High school (grades 9-12)66226.3
College or graduate school27611.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,171100.0
Less than 9th grade78612.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,37022.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,01532.7
Some college, no degree1,08617.6
Associate degree2223.6
Bachelor's degree4527.3
Graduate or professional degree2403.9
Percent high school graduate or higher65.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,594100.0
Never married1,78523.5
Now married, except separated4,29756.6
Separated2082.7
Widowed7129.4
Female
5947.8
Divorced5927.8
Female
3094.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years299100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16254.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,042100.0
Civilian veterans86312.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,497100.0
With a disability2489.9
Population 21 to 64 years5,131100.0
With a disability1,49729.2
Percent employed
37.1(X)
No disability3,63470.8
Percent employed
73.1(X)
Population 65 years and over1,366100.0
With a disability77556.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,093100.0
Same house in 19956,30069.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,73330.1
Same county
1,47916.3
Different county
1,25413.8
Same state
8399.2
Different state
4154.6
Elsewhere in 1995600.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,758100.0
Native9,72499.7
Born in United States
9,69199.3
State of residence
8,35885.7
Different state
1,33313.7
Born outside United States
330.3
Foreign born340.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
220.2
Naturalized citizen
160.2
Not a citizen
180.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)34100.0
Europe1338.2
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America2161.8
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,093100.0
English only8,89397.8
Language other than English2002.2
Speak English less than 'very well
850.9
Spanish
1281.4
Speak English less than "very well"
540.6
Other Indo-European languages
680.7
Speak English less than "very well"
290.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,758100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,74669.1
Arab00.0
Czech130.0
Danish40.0
Dutch410.4
English5005.1
French (except Basque)1920.9
French Canadian1310.3
German3663.8
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish19599.8
Italian380.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian100.1
Polish350.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish2222.3
Scottish1161.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African630.6
Swedish130.1
Swiss20.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,10611.3
Welsh60.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,13932.2
(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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