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Table DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area:  Public And Individual Assistance Area - Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi
 
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Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

    Total population 4,354,044 100.0%   HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
            Total population 4,354,044 100.0%
SEX AND AGE       Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 104,979 2.4%
Male 2,109,568 48.5%     Mexican 30,089 0.7%
Female 2,244,476 51.5%     Puerto Rican 7,631 0.2%
          Cuban 8,753 0.2%
Under 5 years 308,020 7.1%     Other Hispanic or Latino 58,506 1.3%
5 to 9 years 329,409 7.6%   Not Hispanic or Latino 4,249,065 97.6%
10 to 14 years 336,144 7.7%     White alone 2,820,477 64.8%
15 to 19 years 349,270 8.0%        
20 to 24 years 314,140 7.2%   RELATIONSHIP    
25 to 34 years 592,065 13.6%       Total population 4,354,044 100.0%
35 to 44 years 684,115 15.7%   In households 4,242,577 97.4%
45 to 54 years 578,551 13.3%     Householder 1,617,020 37.1%
55 to 59 years 205,708 4.7%     Spouse 803,167 18.4%
60 to 64 years 166,101 3.8%     Child 1,368,097 31.4%
65 to 74 years 272,289 6.3%       Own child under 18 years 1,020,700 23.4%
75 to 84 years 165,408 3.8%     Other relatives 272,606 6.3%
85 years and over 52,824 1.2%       Under 18 years 136,554 3.1%
          Nonrelatives 181,687 4.2%
Median age (years) 34.1 (X)       Unmarried partner 81,716 1.9%
        In group quarters 111,467 2.6%
18 years and over 3,172,378 72.9%     Institutionalized population 67,156 1.5%
  Male 1,505,998 34.6%     Noninstitutionalized population 44,311 1.0%
  Female 1,666,380 38.3%        
21 years and over 2,962,477 68.0%   HOUSEHOLD BY TYPE    
62 years and over 586,361 13.5%       Total households 1,617,020 100.0%
65 years and over 490,521 11.3%   Family households (families) 1,134,513 70.2%
  Male 200,261 4.6%       With own children under 18 years 560,306 34.7%
  Female 290,260 6.7%     Married couple family 803,167 49.7%
            With own children under 18 years 371,999 23.0%
RACE         Female householder, no husband present 260,881 16.1%
One race 4,305,961 98.9%       With own children under 18 years 152,788 9.4%
  White 2,881,333 66.2%   Nonfamily households 482,507 29.8%
  Black or African American 1,306,894 30.0%     Householder living alone 400,883 24.8%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 24,374 0.6%       Householder 65 years and over 136,537 8.4%
  Asian 61,702 1.4%        
    Asian Indian 8,318 0.2%   Households with individuals under 18 years 634,020 39.2%
    Chinese 7,612 0.2%   Households with individuals 65 years and over 354,989 22.0%
    Filipino 5,134 0.1%        
    Japanese 1,722 0.0%   Average household size 2.62 (X)
    Korean 2,722 0.1%   Average family size 3.15 (X)
    Vietnamese 29,688 0.7%        
    Other Asian1 6,506 0.1%   HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
  Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 1,146 0.0%       Total housing units 1,804,785 100.0%
    Native Hawaiian 362 0.0%   Occupied housing units 1,617,020 89.6%
    Guamanian or Chamorro 322 0.0%   Vacant housing units 187,765 10.4%
    Samoan 227 0.0%     For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 43,920 2.4%
    Other Pacific Islander2 235 0.0%        
  Some other race 30,512 0.7%   Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 1.6% (X)
Two or more races 48,083 1.1%   Rental vacancy rate (percent) 9.7% (X)
             
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races:3       HOUSING TENURE    
White 2,920,404 67.1%       Occupied housing units 1,617,020 100.0%
Black or African American 1,322,599 30.4%   Owner-occupied housing units 1,111,682 68.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 41,648 1.0%   Renter-occupied housing units 505,338 31.3%
Asian 71,745 1.6%        
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 3,025 0.1%   Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.71 (X)
Some other race 46,771 1.1%   Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.44 (X)

Date: September 8, 2005
- Represents zero or rounds to zero. (X) Not applicable.
1Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3In combination with one or more of the other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.