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Social Statistics

Arizona

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,401,840100.0
Nursery school, preschool81,9235.8
Kindergarten77,9305.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)624,76644.6
High school (grades 9-12)286,12220.4
College or graduate school331,09923.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,256,184100.0
Less than 9th grade254,6967.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma364,85111.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)791,90424.3
Some college, no degree859,16526.4
Associate degree219,3566.7
Bachelor's degree493,41915.2
Graduate or professional degree272,7938.4
Percent high school graduate or higher81.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over3,979,336100.0
Never married1,037,53226.1
Now married, except separated2,188,68955.0
Separated73,3291.8
Widowed238,8966.0
Female
188,5634.7
Divorced440,89011.1
Female
247,9386.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years114,990100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren52,21045.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,747,180100.0
Civilian veterans562,91615.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,199,960100.0
With a disability95,9588.0
Population 21 to 64 years2,813,449100.0
With a disability546,77319.4
Percent employed
56.9(X)
No disability2,266,67680.6
Percent employed
74.2(X)
Population 65 years and over653,778100.0
With a disability259,52139.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over4,752,724100.0
Same house in 19952,103,90744.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,465,83551.9
Same county
1,456,34530.6
Different county
1,009,49021.2
Same state
213,0704.5
Different state
796,42016.8
Elsewhere in 1995182,9823.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,130,632100.0
Native4,474,44987.2
Born in United States
4,418,76786.1
State of residence
1,779,49234.7
Different state
2,639,27551.4
Born outside United States
55,6821.1
Foreign born656,18312.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
317,3816.2
Naturalized citizen
193,9443.8
Not a citizen
462,2399.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)656,183100.0
Europe71,67410.9
Asia77,45011.8
Africa8,4751.3
Oceania3,1560.5
Latin America469,03371.5
Northern America26,3954.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over4,752,724100.0
English only3,523,48774.1
Language other than English1,229,23725.9
Speak English less than 'very well
539,93711.4
Spanish
927,39519.5
Speak English less than "very well"
435,1869.2
Other Indo-European languages
102,0042.1
Speak English less than "very well"
26,5270.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
62,2041.3
Speak English less than "very well"
28,2800.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,130,632100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,397,030105.2
Arab17,2230.3
Czech130,3910.6
Danish39,4820.8
Dutch83,6861.6
English532,15310.4
French (except Basque)1147,3582.9
French Canadian135,0500.7
German799,77715.6
Greek16,5010.3
Hungarian23,5710.5
Irish1525,99710.3
Italian224,7954.4
Lithuanian10,1430.2
Norwegian106,7712.1
Polish126,6652.5
Portuguese11,6000.2
Russian40,6160.8
Scotch-Irish79,1651.5
Scottish102,8792.0
Slovak8,1140.2
Subsaharan African14,5040.3
Swedish94,6011.8
Swiss17,5310.3
Ukrainian10,8170.2
United States or American240,3924.7
Welsh38,6710.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4,6710.1
Other ancestries2,013,90639.3
(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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