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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 10,117 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,901 100.0   Native 10,097 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 231 8.0       Born in United States 10,084 99.7
Kindergarten 165 5.7           State of residence 9,038 89.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,606 55.4           Different state 1,046 10.3
High school (grades 9-12) 662 22.8       Born outside United States 13 0.1
College or graduate school 237 8.2   Foreign born 20 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 5,906 100.0       Not a citizen 11 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,184 20.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,467 24.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,477 25.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 20 100.0
Some college, no degree 863 14.6   Europe 2 10.0
Associate degree 289 4.9   Asia 8 40.0
Bachelor's degree 454 7.7   Africa 2 10.0
Graduate or professional degree 172 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 40.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 55.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,306 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,422 100.0   English only 9,172 98.6
Never married 2,531 34.1   Language other than English 134 1.4
Now married, except separated 3,022 40.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.7
Separated 416 5.6   Spanish 88 0.9
Widowed 802 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.6
 Female 639 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 35 0.4
Divorced 651 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
 Female 353 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,117 100.0
           under 18 years 545 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,267 81.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 269 49.4   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,884 100.0   Dutch 26 0.3
Civilian veterans 601 8.7   English 200 2.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 49 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 132 1.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,849 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 300 10.5   Hungarian 4 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,037 100.0   Irish¹ 320 3.2
With a disability 1,562 31.0   Italian 35 0.3
 Percent employed 47.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 3,475 69.0   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 68.9 (X)   Polish 2 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,290 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 687 53.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 57 0.6
        Scottish 28 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,306 100.0   Subsaharan African 69 0.7
Same house in 1995 6,231 67.0   Swedish 5 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,053 32.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,824 19.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,229 13.2   United States or American 860 8.5
  Same state 776 8.3   Welsh 9 0.1
  Different state 453 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.2   Other ancestries 6,463 63.9
 
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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