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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Walthall 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 15,156 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,094 100.0   Native 15,079 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 272 6.6       Born in United States 15,070 99.4
Kindergarten 300 7.3           State of residence 12,068 79.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,067 50.5           Different state 3,002 19.8
High school (grades 9-12) 962 23.5       Born outside United States 9 0.1
College or graduate school 493 12.0   Foreign born 77 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 33 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 40 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 9,366 100.0       Not a citizen 37 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,089 11.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,004 21.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,189 34.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 77 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,624 17.3   Europe 12 15.6
Associate degree 485 5.2   Asia 43 55.8
Bachelor's degree 595 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 380 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 22 28.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,081 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,599 100.0   English only 13,773 97.8
Never married 2,764 23.8   Language other than English 308 2.2
Now married, except separated 6,350 54.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.7
Separated 350 3.0   Spanish 194 1.4
Widowed 1,046 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.5
 Female 894 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 86 0.6
Divorced 1,089 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
 Female 577 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 28 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,156 100.0
           under 18 years 578 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,123 73.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 336 58.1   Arab 10 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,829 100.0   Dutch 67 0.4
Civilian veterans 1,087 10.0   English 611 4.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 324 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 63 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 470 3.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,962 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 430 10.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,966 100.0   Irish¹ 726 4.8
With a disability 2,170 27.2   Italian 116 0.8
 Percent employed 38.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,796 72.8   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 71.8 (X)   Polish 9 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,979 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.1
With a disability 1,135 57.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 250 1.6
        Scottish 107 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,081 100.0   Subsaharan African 269 1.8
Same house in 1995 9,596 68.1   Swedish 15 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,401 31.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,697 19.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,704 12.1   United States or American 2,189 14.4
  Same state 841 6.0   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 863 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 84 0.6   Other ancestries 5,871 38.7
 
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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