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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Benicia, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,494100.0
Nursery school, preschool3534.2
Kindergarten4645.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,85645.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,90922.5
College or graduate school1,91222.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,930100.0
Less than 9th grade4692.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,0205.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,16017.6
Some college, no degree4,84127.0
Associate degree1,7519.8
Bachelor's degree4,36624.4
Graduate or professional degree2,32313.0
Percent high school graduate or higher91.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher37.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,038100.0
Never married5,05824.0
Now married, except separated11,85556.4
Separated5572.6
Widowed1,1025.2
Female
9004.3
Divorced2,46611.7
Female
1,4416.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years314100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14144.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,587100.0
Civilian veterans2,82514.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,899100.0
With a disability4366.3
Population 21 to 64 years16,193100.0
With a disability2,68116.6
Percent employed
67.1(X)
No disability13,51283.4
Percent employed
83.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,483100.0
With a disability93037.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,626100.0
Same house in 199514,35156.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,90842.6
Same county
5,51221.5
Different county
5,39621.1
Same state
4,04915.8
Different state
1,3475.3
Elsewhere in 19953671.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,967100.0
Native24,43790.6
Born in United States
24,16689.6
State of residence
16,19360.0
Different state
7,97329.6
Born outside United States
2711.0
Foreign born2,5309.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5692.1
Naturalized citizen
1,5295.7
Not a citizen
1,0013.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,530100.0
Europe51620.4
Asia1,22148.3
Africa491.9
Oceania50.2
Latin America60323.8
Northern America1365.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,626100.0
English only22,39387.4
Language other than English3,23312.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,0964.3
Spanish
1,2825.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4471.7
Other Indo-European languages
6972.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1580.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,1494.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4451.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,967100.0

Total ancestries reported

33,361123.7
Arab1340.5
Czech11730.6
Danish3031.1
Dutch3521.3
English3,83614.2
French (except Basque)19733.6
French Canadian12881.1
German4,74317.6
Greek2220.8
Hungarian1530.6
Irish14,26615.8
Italian2,2118.2
Lithuanian780.3
Norwegian7912.9
Polish7102.6
Portuguese9423.5
Russian4081.5
Scotch-Irish6992.6
Scottish9613.6
Slovak1310.5
Subsaharan African930.3
Swedish7352.7
Swiss580.2
Ukrainian60.0
United States or American8303.1
Welsh2070.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)440.2
Other ancestries9,01433.4
(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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