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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yazoo 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 28,149 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,155 100.0   Native 27,054 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 420 5.9       Born in United States 27,006 95.9
Kindergarten 488 6.8           State of residence 23,136 82.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,853 53.9           Different state 3,870 13.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,776 24.8       Born outside United States 48 0.2
College or graduate school 618 8.6   Foreign born 1,095 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 296 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 85 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 17,308 100.0       Not a citizen 1,010 3.6
Less than 9th grade 2,469 14.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,585 20.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,369 31.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,095 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,137 18.1   Europe 73 6.7
Associate degree 712 4.1   Asia 57 5.2
Bachelor's degree 1,420 8.2   Africa 5 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 616 3.6   Oceania 6 0.5
        Latin America 954 87.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,041 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,544 100.0   English only 24,516 94.1
Never married 7,639 35.5   Language other than English 1,525 5.9
Now married, except separated 9,026 41.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 731 2.8
Separated 960 4.5   Spanish 1,218 4.7
Widowed 2,141 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 659 2.5
 Female 1,700 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 209 0.8
Divorced 1,778 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.2
 Female 879 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 73 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,149 100.0
           under 18 years 1,053 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,800 77.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 622 59.1   Arab 22 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,141 100.0   Dutch 148 0.5
Civilian veterans 2,173 10.8   English 1,174 4.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 242 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 593 2.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,126 100.0   Greek 9 0.0
With a disability 691 9.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,252 100.0   Irish¹ 1,490 5.3
With a disability 3,684 27.8   Italian 151 0.5
 Percent employed 40.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,568 72.2   Norwegian 74 0.3
 Percent employed 71.2 (X)   Polish 24 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,319 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,789 53.9   Russian 14 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 407 1.4
        Scottish 189 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,041 100.0   Subsaharan African 197 0.7
Same house in 1995 15,039 57.8   Swedish 4 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,558 40.5   Swiss 4 0.0
 Same county 6,353 24.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,205 16.1   United States or American 2,583 9.2
  Same state 2,889 11.1   Welsh 2 0.0
  Different state 1,316 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 43 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 444 1.7   Other ancestries 14,400 51.2
 
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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