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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeSoto 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 107,199 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,677 100.0   Native 105,148 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,909 6.9       Born in United States 104,542 97.5
Kindergarten 2,155 7.8           State of residence 28,772 26.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,844 50.0           Different state 75,770 70.7
High school (grades 9-12) 5,614 20.3       Born outside United States 606 0.6
College or graduate school 4,155 15.0   Foreign born 2,051 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,266 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 703 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 68,302 100.0       Not a citizen 1,348 1.3
Less than 9th grade 3,565 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,003 13.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,260 34.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,051 100.0
Some college, no degree 18,232 26.7   Europe 282 13.7
Associate degree 4,452 6.5   Asia 569 27.7
Bachelor's degree 7,014 10.3   Africa 74 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 2,776 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,087 53.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 39 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 98,866 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 81,498 100.0   English only 95,270 96.4
Never married 16,236 19.9   Language other than English 3,596 3.6
Now married, except separated 51,046 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,683 1.7
Separated 1,388 1.7   Spanish 2,258 2.3
Widowed 4,251 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,181 1.2
 Female 3,529 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 762 0.8
Divorced 8,577 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 244 0.2
 Female 4,784 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 508 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 227 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 107,199 100.0
           under 18 years 2,552 100.0     Total ancestries reported 89,317 83.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,279 50.1   Arab 153 0.1
        Czech¹ 179 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 173 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 76,960 100.0   Dutch 1,764 1.6
Civilian veterans 10,560 13.7   English 9,314 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,290 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 230 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,655 8.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,468 100.0   Greek 142 0.1
With a disability 1,575 6.2   Hungarian 180 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 63,446 100.0   Irish¹ 13,580 12.7
With a disability 10,780 17.0   Italian 3,085 2.9
 Percent employed 60.3 (X)   Lithuanian 31 0.0
No disability 52,666 83.0   Norwegian 501 0.5
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 733 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 9,365 100.0   Portuguese 64 0.1
With a disability 4,086 43.6   Russian 86 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,541 2.4
        Scottish 1,663 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 27 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 98,866 100.0   Subsaharan African 505 0.5
Same house in 1995 47,984 48.5   Swedish 719 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 49,846 50.4   Swiss 106 0.1
 Same county 19,470 19.7   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 30,376 30.7   United States or American 18,265 17.0
  Same state 6,719 6.8   Welsh 259 0.2
  Different state 23,657 23.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 41 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,036 1.0   Other ancestries 24,021 22.4
 
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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