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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pemiscot 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 20,047 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,262 100.0   Native 19,862 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 407 7.7       Born in United States 19,822 98.9
Kindergarten 328 6.2           State of residence 12,768 63.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,793 53.1           Different state 7,054 35.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,235 23.5       Born outside United States 40 0.2
College or graduate school 499 9.5   Foreign born 185 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 111 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 12,228 100.0       Not a citizen 119 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,372 19.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,738 22.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,129 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 185 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,591 13.0   Europe 61 33.0
Associate degree 376 3.1   Asia 54 29.2
Bachelor's degree 741 6.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 281 2.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 70 37.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,397 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,992 100.0   English only 17,953 97.6
Never married 3,631 24.2   Language other than English 444 2.4
Now married, except separated 7,657 51.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 240 1.3
Separated 457 3.0   Spanish 329 1.8
Widowed 1,588 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 214 1.2
 Female 1,292 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 81 0.4
Divorced 1,659 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 848 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,047 100.0
           under 18 years 592 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,980 74.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 329 55.6   Arab 15 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 26 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,050 100.0   Dutch 170 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,676 11.9   English 998 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 166 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 948 4.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,160 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 461 8.9   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,162 100.0   Irish¹ 1,471 7.3
With a disability 2,942 29.0   Italian 105 0.5
 Percent employed 43.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,220 71.0   Norwegian 12 0.1
 Percent employed 71.3 (X)   Polish 31 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,832 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,520 53.7   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 79 0.4
        Scottish 86 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,397 100.0   Subsaharan African 118 0.6
Same house in 1995 10,103 54.9   Swedish 18 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,172 44.4   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 5,781 31.4   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 2,391 13.0   United States or American 4,296 21.4
  Same state 1,098 6.0   Welsh 44 0.2
  Different state 1,293 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 122 0.7   Other ancestries 6,362 31.7
 
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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