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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataArizona

Social Statistics

Mesa, Arizona,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school110,289100.0
Nursery school, preschool6,8186.2
Kindergarten6,1805.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)47,90243.4
High school (grades 9-12)22,07120.0
College or graduate school27,31824.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over245,104100.0
Less than 9th grade13,5645.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma24,0319.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)62,90725.7
Some college, no degree72,71429.7
Associate degree18,9597.7
Bachelor's degree36,43814.9
Graduate or professional degree16,4916.7
Percent high school graduate or higher84.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over305,159100.0
Never married78,76825.8
Now married, except separated169,58655.6
Separated5,3391.7
Widowed19,1746.3
Female
15,3895.0
Divorced32,29210.6
Female
18,2386.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,165100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,87540.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over288,457100.0
Civilian veterans41,80414.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years93,592100.0
With a disability7,2387.7
Population 21 to 64 years217,931100.0
With a disability37,70517.3
Percent employed
63.3(X)
No disability180,22682.7
Percent employed
78.2(X)
Population 65 years and over50,860100.0
With a disability19,85339.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over364,927100.0
Same house in 1995146,78140.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995203,81055.8
Same county
126,31134.6
Different county
77,49921.2
Same state
13,0393.6
Different state
64,46017.7
Elsewhere in 199514,3363.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population397,215100.0
Native352,66988.8
Born in United States
348,55087.7
State of residence
131,07333.0
Different state
217,47754.8
Born outside United States
4,1191.0
Foreign born44,54611.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
23,9966.0
Naturalized citizen
11,5732.9
Not a citizen
32,9738.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)44,546100.0
Europe4,3839.8
Asia5,11711.5
Africa4321.0
Oceania3500.8
Latin America31,57370.9
Northern America2,6916.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over364,927100.0
English only296,29881.2
Language other than English68,62918.8
Speak English less than 'very well
31,9738.8
Spanish
54,01014.8
Speak English less than "very well"
27,4237.5
Other Indo-European languages
7,2172.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8250.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,8601.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1060.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population397,215100.0

Total ancestries reported

419,160105.5
Arab1,1090.3
Czech12,3810.6
Danish5,2971.3
Dutch7,4611.9
English54,55413.7
French (except Basque)112,8423.2
French Canadian12,8510.7
German68,64717.3
Greek1,1490.3
Hungarian1,4340.4
Irish142,92410.8
Italian17,7244.5
Lithuanian7070.2
Norwegian10,7092.7
Polish9,9742.5
Portuguese8120.2
Russian1,8610.5
Scotch-Irish5,7351.4
Scottish9,4692.4
Slovak4280.1
Subsaharan African1,0860.3
Swedish9,1522.3
Swiss1,5800.4
Ukrainian1,0430.3
United States or American21,6655.5
Welsh3,5160.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4520.1
Other ancestries122,59830.9
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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