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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mississippi 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 13,427 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,143 100.0   Native 13,358 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 240 7.6       Born in United States 13,328 99.3
Kindergarten 235 7.5           State of residence 9,886 73.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,564 49.8           Different state 3,442 25.6
High school (grades 9-12) 793 25.2       Born outside United States 30 0.2
College or graduate school 311 9.9   Foreign born 69 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 32 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 37 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 8,702 100.0       Not a citizen 32 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,527 17.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,854 21.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,286 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 69 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,088 12.5   Europe 23 33.3
Associate degree 109 1.3   Asia 46 66.7
Bachelor's degree 623 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 215 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,462 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,532 100.0   English only 12,347 99.1
Never married 2,369 22.5   Language other than English 115 0.9
Now married, except separated 5,550 52.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.3
Separated 227 2.2   Spanish 36 0.3
Widowed 1,260 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
 Female 1,037 9.8   Other Indo-European languages 17 0.1
Divorced 1,126 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 620 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 51 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,427 100.0
           under 18 years 472 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,004 74.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 321 68.0   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 25 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,887 100.0   Dutch 282 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,041 10.5   English 906 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 337 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 984 7.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,105 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 232 7.5   Hungarian 1 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,113 100.0   Irish¹ 1,396 10.4
With a disability 2,162 30.4   Italian 114 0.8
 Percent employed 51.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,951 69.6   Norwegian 13 0.1
 Percent employed 74.7 (X)   Polish 58 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,974 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,055 53.4   Russian 28 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 73 0.5
        Scottish 116 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,462 100.0   Subsaharan African 164 1.2
Same house in 1995 7,491 60.1   Swedish 31 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,904 39.4   Swiss 17 0.1
 Same county 3,297 26.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,607 12.9   United States or American 1,668 12.4
  Same state 881 7.1   Welsh 18 0.1
  Different state 726 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 67 0.5   Other ancestries 3,764 28.0
 
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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