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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Buena Park, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school24,501100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,3065.3
Kindergarten1,5916.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,88044.4
High school (grades 9-12)4,69819.2
College or graduate school6,02624.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over48,066100.0
Less than 9th grade5,40111.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,23913.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,76924.5
Some college, no degree11,72324.4
Associate degree3,4807.2
Bachelor's degree6,98614.5
Graduate or professional degree2,4685.1
Percent high school graduate or higher75.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over58,711100.0
Never married17,21029.3
Now married, except separated31,46653.6
Separated1,3902.4
Widowed3,2925.6
Female
2,6484.5
Divorced5,3539.1
Female
3,2805.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,293100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren83925.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over55,337100.0
Civilian veterans5,0109.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years19,929100.0
With a disability1,1335.7
Population 21 to 64 years44,949100.0
With a disability8,89019.8
Percent employed
59.0(X)
No disability36,05980.2
Percent employed
72.5(X)
Population 65 years and over6,841100.0
With a disability2,90742.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over72,135100.0
Same house in 199536,66150.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199531,17343.2
Same county
19,32226.8
Different county
11,85116.4
Same state
10,32614.3
Different state
1,5252.1
Elsewhere in 19954,3016.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population78,358100.0
Native52,52167.0
Born in United States
51,71866.0
State of residence
37,88548.3
Different state
13,83317.7
Born outside United States
8031.0
Foreign born25,83733.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,98512.7
Naturalized citizen
10,67813.6
Not a citizen
15,15919.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)25,837100.0
Europe1,2584.9
Asia12,93550.1
Africa4171.6
Oceania1850.7
Latin America10,78141.7
Northern America2611.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over72,135100.0
English only37,27251.7
Language other than English34,86348.3
Speak English less than 'very well
17,13623.8
Spanish
17,93424.9
Speak English less than "very well"
9,03512.5
Other Indo-European languages
3,6025.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3301.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
12,41117.2
Speak English less than "very well"
6,4128.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population78,358100.0

Total ancestries reported

80,678103.0
Arab8131.0
Czech11880.2
Danish2690.3
Dutch1,0051.3
English4,5275.8
French (except Basque)11,3701.7
French Canadian12640.3
German6,2147.9
Greek1960.3
Hungarian1980.3
Irish15,1936.6
Italian2,8733.7
Lithuanian260.0
Norwegian7350.9
Polish1,1691.5
Portuguese2910.4
Russian2720.3
Scotch-Irish7971.0
Scottish8681.1
Slovak480.1
Subsaharan African3130.4
Swedish9811.3
Swiss1000.1
Ukrainian770.1
United States or American2,7413.5
Welsh3180.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1730.2
Other ancestries48,65962.1
(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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