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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Bakersfield, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school81,155100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,2135.2
Kindergarten4,3575.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)37,90746.7
High school (grades 9-12)18,44522.7
College or graduate school16,23320.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over142,060100.0
Less than 9th grade14,16310.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma20,10014.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)33,16523.3
Some college, no degree36,81325.9
Associate degree10,3327.3
Bachelor's degree18,33912.9
Graduate or professional degree9,1486.4
Percent high school graduate or higher75.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over179,497100.0
Never married48,51527.0
Now married, except separated97,74254.5
Separated4,4862.5
Widowed9,4485.3
Female
7,6254.2
Divorced19,30610.8
Female
11,6956.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,998100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,68444.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over166,739100.0
Civilian veterans18,68011.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years70,017100.0
With a disability5,3407.6
Population 21 to 64 years133,386100.0
With a disability29,68922.3
Percent employed
51.5(X)
No disability103,69777.7
Percent employed
74.0(X)
Population 65 years and over20,493100.0
With a disability9,41545.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over226,174100.0
Same house in 199599,26443.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995121,63353.8
Same county
91,26940.4
Different county
30,36413.4
Same state
21,1879.4
Different state
9,1774.1
Elsewhere in 19955,2772.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population247,385100.0
Native213,75486.4
Born in United States
211,49985.5
State of residence
158,47964.1
Different state
53,02021.4
Born outside United States
2,2550.9
Foreign born33,63113.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
12,7855.2
Naturalized citizen
11,2294.5
Not a citizen
22,4029.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)33,631100.0
Europe1,5824.7
Asia7,43622.1
Africa5241.6
Oceania1540.5
Latin America23,33069.4
Northern America6051.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over226,174100.0
English only164,97972.9
Language other than English61,19527.1
Speak English less than 'very well
26,89711.9
Spanish
49,98622.1
Speak English less than "very well"
22,3329.9
Other Indo-European languages
4,7782.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9060.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,1832.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2841.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population247,385100.0

Total ancestries reported

241,32397.5
Arab1,1610.5
Czech14350.2
Danish1,2610.5
Dutch3,0701.2
English17,6637.1
French (except Basque)15,1472.1
French Canadian18980.4
German25,54110.3
Greek7160.3
Hungarian3130.1
Irish119,1157.7
Italian7,4003.0
Lithuanian1010.0
Norwegian2,2940.9
Polish1,7460.7
Portuguese1,3300.5
Russian7290.3
Scotch-Irish2,8091.1
Scottish3,5461.4
Slovak460.0
Subsaharan African1,7220.7
Swedish2,6791.1
Swiss6230.3
Ukrainian1920.1
United States or American13,9355.6
Welsh1,4340.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1200.0
Other ancestries125,29750.6
(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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