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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Quitman 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 2,598 100.0
      enrolled in school 609 100.0   Native 2,579 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 40 6.6       Born in United States 2,567 98.8
Kindergarten 28 4.6           State of residence 1,397 53.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 334 54.8           Different state 1,170 45.0
High school (grades 9-12) 173 28.4       Born outside United States 12 0.5
College or graduate school 34 5.6   Foreign born 19 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 14 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,773 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.5
Less than 9th grade 288 16.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 461 26.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 604 34.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 19 100.0
Some college, no degree 250 14.1   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 61 3.4   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 72 4.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 37 2.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 89.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 57.8 (X)   Northern America 2 10.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,457 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,081 100.0   English only 2,401 97.7
Never married 506 24.3   Language other than English 56 2.3
Now married, except separated 1,111 53.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.8
Separated 79 3.8   Spanish 38 1.5
Widowed 228 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.8
 Female 188 9.0   Other Indo-European languages 18 0.7
Divorced 157 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 79 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,598 100.0
           under 18 years 106 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,979 76.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 74 69.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,975 100.0   Dutch 10 0.4
Civilian veterans 289 14.6   English 117 4.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 29 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 104 4.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 569 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 59 10.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,374 100.0   Irish¹ 125 4.8
With a disability 468 34.1   Italian 22 0.8
 Percent employed 50.4 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.2
No disability 906 65.9   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 67.0 (X)   Polish 18 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 514 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 248 48.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 19 0.7
        Scottish 6 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,457 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.7
Same house in 1995 1,542 62.8   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 909 37.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 321 13.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 588 23.9   United States or American 372 14.3
  Same state 210 8.5   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 378 15.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 6 0.2   Other ancestries 1,125 43.3
 
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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