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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataArizona

Social Statistics

Phoenix, Arizona,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school362,719100.0
Nursery school, preschool21,9976.1
Kindergarten22,9216.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)170,37147.0
High school (grades 9-12)74,11520.4
College or graduate school73,31520.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over795,297100.0
Less than 9th grade86,88110.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma99,08712.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)181,85022.9
Some college, no degree194,67124.5
Associate degree52,3656.6
Bachelor's degree119,88615.1
Graduate or professional degree60,5577.6
Percent high school graduate or higher76.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over994,728100.0
Never married296,97029.9
Now married, except separated507,37951.0
Separated23,8242.4
Widowed48,0034.8
Female
37,9253.8
Divorced118,55211.9
Female
67,2786.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years32,129100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13,26241.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over938,558100.0
Civilian veterans108,74711.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years326,585100.0
With a disability29,0138.9
Population 21 to 64 years761,302100.0
With a disability153,33120.1
Percent employed
58.0(X)
No disability607,97179.9
Percent employed
75.5(X)
Population 65 years and over105,049100.0
With a disability45,69443.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,207,309100.0
Same house in 1995523,36343.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995607,59250.3
Same county
412,60734.2
Different county
194,98516.2
Same state
24,0472.0
Different state
170,93814.2
Elsewhere in 199576,3546.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,320,994100.0
Native1,063,66980.5
Born in United States
1,050,93679.6
State of residence
457,71734.6
Different state
593,21944.9
Born outside United States
12,7331.0
Foreign born257,32519.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
150,40611.4
Naturalized citizen
52,8744.0
Not a citizen
204,45115.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)257,325100.0
Europe21,1378.2
Asia22,3288.7
Africa3,1501.2
Oceania9750.4
Latin America204,40679.4
Northern America5,3292.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,207,309100.0
English only818,86467.8
Language other than English388,44532.2
Speak English less than 'very well
205,90917.1
Spanish
326,46927.0
Speak English less than "very well"
184,02615.2
Other Indo-European languages
30,4772.5
Speak English less than "very well"
9,7160.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
17,3161.4
Speak English less than "very well"
8,3490.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,320,994100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,357,108102.7
Arab5,1720.4
Czech17,7030.6
Danish7,1290.5
Dutch18,7651.4
English105,8358.0
French (except Basque)131,9872.4
French Canadian17,9180.6
German181,12413.7
Greek4,7700.4
Hungarian5,9250.4
Irish1123,9279.4
Italian58,5784.4
Lithuanian2,4670.2
Norwegian22,0521.7
Polish32,0502.4
Portuguese2,7220.2
Russian10,6010.8
Scotch-Irish15,7071.2
Scottish20,8731.6
Slovak1,9140.1
Subsaharan African5,9630.5
Swedish19,2941.5
Swiss3,4600.3
Ukrainian2,4170.2
United States or American53,4794.0
Welsh7,7280.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,6140.1
Other ancestries595,93445.1
(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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