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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tunica 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 9,227 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,471 100.0   Native 9,147 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 173 7.0       Born in United States 9,119 98.8
Kindergarten 134 5.4           State of residence 7,018 76.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,448 58.6           Different state 2,101 22.8
High school (grades 9-12) 584 23.6       Born outside United States 28 0.3
College or graduate school 132 5.3   Foreign born 80 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 65 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 5,263 100.0       Not a citizen 71 0.8
Less than 9th grade 878 16.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,199 22.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,588 30.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 80 100.0
Some college, no degree 968 18.4   Europe 2 2.5
Associate degree 151 2.9   Asia 19 23.8
Bachelor's degree 348 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 131 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 57 71.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.5 (X)   Northern America 2 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,451 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,821 100.0   English only 8,247 97.6
Never married 2,631 38.6   Language other than English 204 2.4
Now married, except separated 2,525 37.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.8
Separated 373 5.5   Spanish 109 1.3
Widowed 655 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.5
 Female 544 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 58 0.7
Divorced 637 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 296 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.4
                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 9,227 100.0
           under 18 years 506 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,833 84.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 243 48.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,319 100.0   Dutch 16 0.2
Civilian veterans 581 9.2   English 306 3.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 69 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 246 2.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,546 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 247 9.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,937 100.0   Irish¹ 396 4.3
With a disability 1,503 30.4   Italian 56 0.6
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,434 69.6   Norwegian 20 0.2
 Percent employed 69.2 (X)   Polish 6 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 859 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 414 48.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 40 0.4
        Scottish 45 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 8,451 100.0   Subsaharan African 101 1.1
Same house in 1995 4,790 56.7   Swedish 10 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,595 42.5   Swiss 8 0.1
 Same county 1,981 23.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,614 19.1   United States or American 614 6.7
  Same state 525 6.2   Welsh 20 0.2
  Different state 1,089 12.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 66 0.8   Other ancestries 5,861 63.5
 
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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