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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tishomingo 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 19,163 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,842 100.0   Native 18,972 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 239 6.2       Born in United States 18,877 98.5
Kindergarten 249 6.5           State of residence 12,403 64.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,141 55.7           Different state 6,474 33.8
High school (grades 9-12) 838 21.8       Born outside United States 95 0.5
College or graduate school 375 9.8   Foreign born 191 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 124 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 50 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,276 100.0       Not a citizen 141 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,961 14.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,737 20.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,773 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 191 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,990 15.0   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 659 5.0   Asia 28 14.7
Bachelor's degree 651 4.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 505 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 163 85.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,057 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,512 100.0   English only 17,598 97.5
Never married 2,492 16.1   Language other than English 459 2.5
Now married, except separated 9,591 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 191 1.1
Separated 321 2.1   Spanish 324 1.8
Widowed 1,446 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 143 0.8
 Female 1,211 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 73 0.4
Divorced 1,662 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
 Female 866 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 44 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,163 100.0
           under 18 years 373 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,197 74.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 214 57.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,778 100.0   Dutch 156 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,814 12.3   English 1,317 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 194 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 771 4.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,862 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 327 8.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,918 100.0   Irish¹ 1,794 9.4
With a disability 2,698 24.7   Italian 156 0.8
 Percent employed 39.1 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.1
No disability 8,220 75.3   Norwegian 34 0.2
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 30 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,997 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,621 54.1   Russian 18 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 226 1.2
        Scottish 226 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,057 100.0   Subsaharan African 23 0.1
Same house in 1995 12,189 67.5   Swedish 48 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,735 31.8   Swiss 16 0.1
 Same county 3,364 18.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,371 13.1   United States or American 6,269 32.7
  Same state 1,022 5.7   Welsh 42 0.2
  Different state 1,349 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 133 0.7   Other ancestries 2,840 14.8
 
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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