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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tallahatchie 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 14,903 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,489 100.0   Native 14,825 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 306 6.8       Born in United States 14,812 99.4
Kindergarten 369 8.2           State of residence 13,491 90.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,219 49.4           Different state 1,321 8.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,076 24.0       Born outside United States 13 0.1
College or graduate school 519 11.6   Foreign born 78 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 24 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 29 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,979 100.0       Not a citizen 49 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,888 21.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,208 24.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,175 24.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 78 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,387 15.4   Europe 31 39.7
Associate degree 341 3.8   Asia 31 39.7
Bachelor's degree 600 6.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 380 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 16 20.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 54.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,893 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,223 100.0   English only 13,557 97.6
Never married 3,712 33.1   Language other than English 336 2.4
Now married, except separated 5,002 44.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 0.7
Separated 584 5.2   Spanish 188 1.4
Widowed 1,156 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.4
 Female 950 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 107 0.8
Divorced 769 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.3
 Female 407 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 41 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,903 100.0
           under 18 years 710 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,186 75.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 463 65.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,420 100.0   Dutch 64 0.4
Civilian veterans 940 9.0   English 456 3.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 77 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 371 2.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,126 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 502 12.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,748 100.0   Irish¹ 550 3.7
With a disability 2,727 35.2   Italian 34 0.2
 Percent employed 42.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,021 64.8   Norwegian 21 0.1
 Percent employed 68.2 (X)   Polish 9 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,917 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,111 58.0   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 180 1.2
        Scottish 101 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,893 100.0   Subsaharan African 97 0.7
Same house in 1995 9,814 70.6   Swedish 7 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,019 28.9   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,462 17.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,557 11.2   United States or American 1,393 9.3
  Same state 1,116 8.0   Welsh 26 0.2
  Different state 441 3.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 60 0.4   Other ancestries 7,779 52.2
 
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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