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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Coahoma 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 30,622 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,446 100.0   Native 30,349 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 943 10.0       Born in United States 30,298 98.9
Kindergarten 618 6.5           State of residence 26,307 85.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,639 49.1           Different state 3,991 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,147 22.7       Born outside United States 51 0.2
College or graduate school 1,099 11.6   Foreign born 273 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 147 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 104 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 17,403 100.0       Not a citizen 169 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,749 15.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,830 22.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,740 21.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 273 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,216 18.5   Europe 42 15.4
Associate degree 1,054 6.1   Asia 91 33.3
Bachelor's degree 1,969 11.3   Africa 2 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 845 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 114 41.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.2 (X)   Northern America 24 8.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,875 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,271 100.0   English only 27,120 97.3
Never married 8,056 36.2   Language other than English 755 2.7
Now married, except separated 8,867 39.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 264 0.9
Separated 1,078 4.8   Spanish 390 1.4
Widowed 2,533 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 163 0.6
 Female 2,026 9.1   Other Indo-European languages 221 0.8
Divorced 1,737 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.3
 Female 1,041 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 127 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 30,622 100.0
           under 18 years 1,449 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,903 81.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 835 57.6   Arab 112 0.4
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,500 100.0   Dutch 115 0.4
Civilian veterans 1,794 8.8   English 985 3.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 103 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 401 1.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,844 100.0   Greek 44 0.1
With a disability 975 11.0   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,994 100.0   Irish¹ 999 3.3
With a disability 4,373 29.2   Italian 463 1.5
 Percent employed 42.7 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 10,621 70.8   Norwegian 49 0.2
 Percent employed 66.0 (X)   Polish 58 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,544 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,870 52.8   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 457 1.5
        Scottish 93 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,875 100.0   Subsaharan African 410 1.3
Same house in 1995 16,947 60.8   Swedish 81 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,716 38.4   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 7,870 28.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,846 10.2   United States or American 1,955 6.4
  Same state 1,378 4.9   Welsh 46 0.2
  Different state 1,468 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 212 0.8   Other ancestries 18,476 60.3
 
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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