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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataArizona

Social Statistics

Tempe, Arizona

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school54,762100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,2274.1
Kindergarten1,6793.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,94325.5
High school (grades 9-12)6,67312.2
College or graduate school30,24055.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over93,273100.0
Less than 9th grade3,3933.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,8746.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)16,67717.9
Some college, no degree23,36225.0
Associate degree7,0017.5
Bachelor's degree23,34725.0
Graduate or professional degree13,61914.6
Percent high school graduate or higher90.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher39.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over132,180100.0
Never married58,15144.0
Now married, except separated54,64941.3
Separated1,8661.4
Widowed4,3393.3
Female
3,6152.7
Divorced13,17510.0
Female
7,3505.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,131100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren87341.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over127,265100.0
Civilian veterans12,81910.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years37,400100.0
With a disability2,5776.9
Population 21 to 64 years100,797100.0
With a disability15,47515.4
Percent employed
67.3(X)
No disability85,32284.6
Percent employed
80.1(X)
Population 65 years and over11,010100.0
With a disability4,25638.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over149,719100.0
Same house in 199557,61338.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199583,84956.0
Same county
47,39031.7
Different county
36,45924.4
Same state
4,9763.3
Different state
31,48321.0
Elsewhere in 19958,2575.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population158,426100.0
Native138,00487.1
Born in United States
135,94385.8
State of residence
46,73329.5
Different state
89,21056.3
Born outside United States
2,0611.3
Foreign born20,42212.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
12,2437.7
Naturalized citizen
5,4783.5
Not a citizen
14,9449.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,422100.0
Europe2,42211.9
Asia6,97634.2
Africa5402.6
Oceania1040.5
Latin America9,69247.5
Northern America6883.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over149,719100.0
English only117,62778.6
Language other than English32,09221.4
Speak English less than 'very well
12,9978.7
Spanish
19,81713.2
Speak English less than "very well"
9,0676.1
Other Indo-European languages
4,9393.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0970.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,2133.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2701.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population158,426100.0

Total ancestries reported

174,580110.2
Arab1,1870.7
Czech11,2480.8
Danish1,4170.9
Dutch2,7291.7
English17,73511.2
French (except Basque)14,6542.9
French Canadian11,1530.7
German28,04217.7
Greek6220.4
Hungarian9900.6
Irish119,06312.0
Italian8,6695.5
Lithuanian3520.2
Norwegian4,0982.6
Polish4,6702.9
Portuguese5520.3
Russian1,6551.0
Scotch-Irish2,9441.9
Scottish3,8052.4
Slovak2640.2
Subsaharan African6630.4
Swedish3,5732.3
Swiss4780.3
Ukrainian3760.2
United States or American6,3064.0
Welsh1,3190.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2420.2
Other ancestries55,77435.2
(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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