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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McNairy 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 24,653 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,328 100.0   Native 24,419 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 343 6.4       Born in United States 24,342 98.7
Kindergarten 354 6.6           State of residence 17,173 69.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,737 51.4           Different state 7,169 29.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,302 24.4       Born outside United States 77 0.3
College or graduate school 592 11.1   Foreign born 234 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 102 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 70 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 16,787 100.0       Not a citizen 164 0.7
Less than 9th grade 2,297 13.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,985 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,753 40.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 234 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,710 16.1   Europe 67 28.6
Associate degree 569 3.4   Asia 46 19.7
Bachelor's degree 891 5.3   Africa 6 2.6
Graduate or professional degree 582 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 113 48.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.5 (X)   Northern America 2 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,127 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,809 100.0   English only 22,586 97.7
Never married 3,211 16.2   Language other than English 541 2.3
Now married, except separated 11,997 60.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 228 1.0
Separated 375 1.9   Spanish 334 1.4
Widowed 1,879 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 0.7
 Female 1,600 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 160 0.7
Divorced 2,347 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.3
 Female 1,191 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.1
                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 24,653 100.0
           under 18 years 541 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,250 70.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 284 52.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,799 100.0   Dutch 329 1.3
Civilian veterans 2,721 14.5   English 1,736 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 317 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,497 6.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,107 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 341 6.7   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,030 100.0   Irish¹ 2,973 12.1
With a disability 3,653 26.0   Italian 202 0.8
 Percent employed 44.0 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 10,377 74.0   Norwegian 52 0.2
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 95 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,618 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,972 54.5   Russian 37 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 327 1.3
        Scottish 295 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,127 100.0   Subsaharan African 55 0.2
Same house in 1995 14,225 61.5   Swedish 28 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,829 38.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 4,684 20.3   Ukrainian 12 0.0
 Different county 4,145 17.9   United States or American 5,550 22.5
  Same state 2,012 8.7   Welsh 37 0.2
  Different state 2,133 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 24 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 73 0.3   Other ancestries 3,633 14.7
 
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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