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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chickasaw County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 19,440 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,950 100.0   Native 19,193 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 342 6.9       Born in United States 19,193 98.7
Kindergarten 397 8.0           State of residence 17,245 88.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,605 52.6           Different state 1,948 10.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,119 22.6       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 487 9.8   Foreign born 247 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 207 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 38 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 12,159 100.0       Not a citizen 209 1.1
Less than 9th grade 1,706 14.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,230 26.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,697 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 247 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,823 15.0   Europe 22 8.9
Associate degree 552 4.5   Asia 12 4.9
Bachelor's degree 841 6.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 310 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 207 83.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.4 (X)   Northern America 6 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,983 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,836 100.0   English only 17,517 97.4
Never married 3,820 25.7   Language other than English 466 2.6
Now married, except separated 7,711 52.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 238 1.3
Separated 370 2.5   Spanish 392 2.2
Widowed 1,330 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 198 1.1
 Female 1,111 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 47 0.3
Divorced 1,605 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.2
 Female 834 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,440 100.0
           under 18 years 680 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,290 78.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 397 58.4   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,883 100.0   Dutch 54 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,260 9.1   English 765 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 99 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 505 2.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,866 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 355 7.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,494 100.0   Irish¹ 856 4.4
With a disability 3,187 30.4   Italian 122 0.6
 Percent employed 50.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,307 69.6   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 76.8 (X)   Polish 59 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,433 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,439 59.1   Russian 28 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 148 0.8
        Scottish 182 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,983 100.0   Subsaharan African 219 1.1
Same house in 1995 12,407 69.0   Swedish 20 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,453 30.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,319 18.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,134 11.9   United States or American 3,665 18.9
  Same state 1,611 9.0   Welsh 24 0.1
  Different state 523 2.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 123 0.7   Other ancestries 8,494 43.7
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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