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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Itawamba 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 22,770 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,744 100.0   Native 22,628 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 261 4.5       Born in United States 22,548 99.0
Kindergarten 313 5.4           State of residence 17,177 75.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,678 46.6           Different state 5,371 23.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,224 21.3       Born outside United States 80 0.4
College or graduate school 1,268 22.1   Foreign born 142 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 69 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 92 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 14,833 100.0       Not a citizen 50 0.2
Less than 9th grade 2,040 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,015 20.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,678 31.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 142 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,013 20.3   Europe 12 8.5
Associate degree 779 5.3   Asia 54 38.0
Bachelor's degree 873 5.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 435 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 72 50.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.9 (X)   Northern America 4 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,372 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,150 100.0   English only 20,854 97.6
Never married 3,263 18.0   Language other than English 518 2.4
Now married, except separated 11,393 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 147 0.7
Separated 357 2.0   Spanish 384 1.8
Widowed 1,365 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 0.5
 Female 1,141 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 103 0.5
Divorced 1,772 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.1
 Female 959 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 22 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,770 100.0
           under 18 years 371 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,554 68.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 217 58.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,219 100.0   Dutch 153 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,955 11.4   English 1,789 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 138 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 937 4.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,464 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 590 10.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,641 100.0   Irish¹ 1,918 8.4
With a disability 3,319 26.3   Italian 67 0.3
 Percent employed 49.8 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 9,322 73.7   Norwegian 31 0.1
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 45 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,073 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,503 48.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 228 1.0
        Scottish 230 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,372 100.0   Subsaharan African 37 0.2
Same house in 1995 14,145 66.2   Swedish 45 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,176 33.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,805 17.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,371 15.8   United States or American 6,412 28.2
  Same state 2,393 11.2   Welsh 31 0.1
  Different state 978 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 51 0.2   Other ancestries 3,462 15.2
 
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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