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Social Statistics for Amite County, Mississippi

Amite county mississippi dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,261100.0
Nursery school, preschool1725.3
Kindergarten2036.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,71852.7
High school (grades 9-12)77623.8
College or graduate school39212.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,981100.0
Less than 9th grade1,10112.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,84120.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,19735.6
Some college, no degree1,66218.5
Associate degree3363.7
Bachelor's degree6216.9
Graduate or professional degree2232.5
Percent high school graduate or higher67.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,721100.0
Never married2,59624.2
Now married, except separated5,93155.3
Separated2972.8
Widowed9679.0
Female
8057.5
Divorced9308.7
Female
4934.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years441100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren27662.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,074100.0
Civilian veterans1,27312.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,218100.0
With a disability32910.2
Population 21 to 64 years7,401100.0
With a disability2,43232.9
Percent employed
45.4(X)
No disability4,96967.1
Percent employed
68.3(X)
Population 65 years and over2,116100.0
With a disability1,20957.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,772100.0
Same house in 19959,50274.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,25025.4
Same county
1,40911.0
Different county
1,84114.4
Same state
9627.5
Different state
8796.9
Elsewhere in 1995200.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population13,599100.0
Native13,54699.6
Born in United States
13,52099.4
State of residence
10,60077.9
Different state
2,92021.5
Born outside United States
260.2
Foreign born530.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
80.1
Naturalized citizen
330.2
Not a citizen
200.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)53100.0
Europe815.1
Asia1630.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America815.1
Northern America2139.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,772100.0
English only12,50897.9
Language other than English2642.1
Speak English less than 'very well
580.5
Spanish
1691.3
Speak English less than "very well"
390.3
Other Indo-European languages
710.6
Speak English less than "very well"
100.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
240.2
Speak English less than "very well"
90.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population13,599100.0

Total ancestries reported

10,60878.0
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch410.3
English8406.2
French (except Basque)12651.9
French Canadian1420.3
German2892.1
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish15444.0
Italian1771.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian230.2
Polish00.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish3422.5
Scottish1461.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2571.9
Swedish230.2
Swiss10.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,03114.9
Welsh90.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries5,57841.0
(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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