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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Leake 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 20,940 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,007 100.0   Native 20,649 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 320 6.4       Born in United States 20,626 98.5
Kindergarten 363 7.2           State of residence 18,380 87.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,591 51.7           Different state 2,246 10.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,297 25.9       Born outside United States 23 0.1
College or graduate school 436 8.7   Foreign born 291 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 226 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 92 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 13,160 100.0       Not a citizen 199 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,645 12.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,074 23.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,190 31.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 291 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,148 16.3   Europe 43 14.8
Associate degree 577 4.4   Asia 37 12.7
Bachelor's degree 1,030 7.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 496 3.8   Oceania 7 2.4
        Latin America 198 68.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.1 (X)   Northern America 6 2.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,452 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,242 100.0   English only 18,243 93.8
Never married 3,715 22.9   Language other than English 1,209 6.2
Now married, except separated 8,921 54.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 554 2.8
Separated 463 2.9   Spanish 473 2.4
Widowed 1,545 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 219 1.1
 Female 1,251 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 123 0.6
Divorced 1,598 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.2
 Female 823 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,940 100.0
           under 18 years 605 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,657 70.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 305 50.4   Arab 20 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,250 100.0   Dutch 52 0.2
Civilian veterans 1,317 8.6   English 813 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 235 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 400 1.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,999 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 549 11.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,817 100.0   Irish¹ 875 4.2
With a disability 2,944 27.2   Italian 56 0.3
 Percent employed 41.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,873 72.8   Norwegian 33 0.2
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,864 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.1
With a disability 1,530 53.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 182 0.9
        Scottish 148 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,452 100.0   Subsaharan African 124 0.6
Same house in 1995 13,004 66.9   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,307 32.4   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 3,776 19.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,531 13.0   United States or American 3,343 16.0
  Same state 1,800 9.3   Welsh 52 0.2
  Different state 731 3.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 141 0.7   Other ancestries 8,248 39.4
 
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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