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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Noxubee 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 12,548 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,505 100.0   Native 12,428 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 163 4.7       Born in United States 12,400 98.8
Kindergarten 204 5.8           State of residence 10,710 85.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,849 52.8           Different state 1,690 13.5
High school (grades 9-12) 902 25.7       Born outside United States 28 0.2
College or graduate school 387 11.0   Foreign born 120 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 87 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 21 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,456 100.0       Not a citizen 99 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,395 18.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,707 22.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,283 30.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 120 100.0
Some college, no degree 989 13.3   Europe 17 14.2
Associate degree 268 3.6   Asia 8 6.7
Bachelor's degree 571 7.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 243 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 70 58.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.4 (X)   Northern America 25 20.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,531 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,337 100.0   English only 11,213 97.2
Never married 3,273 35.1   Language other than English 318 2.8
Now married, except separated 4,178 44.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.9
Separated 344 3.7   Spanish 177 1.5
Widowed 885 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 59 0.5
 Female 727 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 128 1.1
Divorced 657 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.4
 Female 362 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1 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 12,548 100.0
           under 18 years 595 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,008 79.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 325 54.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,695 100.0   Dutch 30 0.2
Civilian veterans 632 7.3   English 375 3.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 51 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 478 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,412 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 290 8.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,388 100.0   Irish¹ 208 1.7
With a disability 2,080 32.6   Italian 9 0.1
 Percent employed 44.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,308 67.4   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 63.6 (X)   Polish 101 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,549 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 773 49.9   Russian 57 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 121 1.0
        Scottish 38 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,531 100.0   Subsaharan African 70 0.6
Same house in 1995 8,247 71.5   Swedish 27 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,192 27.7   Swiss 85 0.7
 Same county 2,252 19.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 940 8.2   United States or American 932 7.4
  Same state 450 3.9   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 490 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 92 0.8   Other ancestries 7,418 59.1
 
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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