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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Carson, California,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school28,559100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,4215.0
Kindergarten1,4395.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,49143.7
High school (grades 9-12)6,20921.7
College or graduate school6,99924.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over55,241100.0
Less than 9th grade7,68913.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,52815.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,84021.4
Some college, no degree12,77323.1
Associate degree4,4298.0
Bachelor's degree7,58513.7
Graduate or professional degree2,3974.3
Percent high school graduate or higher70.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over68,417100.0
Never married21,71331.7
Now married, except separated35,36851.7
Separated2,1623.2
Widowed4,0385.9
Female
3,3634.9
Divorced5,1367.5
Female
3,2534.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,583100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,71630.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over64,226100.0
Civilian veterans6,3299.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years23,279100.0
With a disability1,6207.0
Population 21 to 64 years50,658100.0
With a disability12,34424.4
Percent employed
53.7(X)
No disability38,31475.6
Percent employed
70.9(X)
Population 65 years and over9,248100.0
With a disability4,71351.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over83,499100.0
Same house in 199551,79662.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199529,31335.1
Same county
25,96231.1
Different county
3,3514.0
Same state
2,1062.5
Different state
1,2451.5
Elsewhere in 19952,3902.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population89,549100.0
Native60,11767.1
Born in United States
58,32665.1
State of residence
42,33147.3
Different state
15,99517.9
Born outside United States
1,7912.0
Foreign born29,43232.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,9728.9
Naturalized citizen
15,72817.6
Not a citizen
13,70415.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)29,432100.0
Europe4241.4
Asia14,46949.2
Africa4681.6
Oceania2290.8
Latin America13,74646.7
Northern America960.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over83,499100.0
English only41,85850.1
Language other than English41,64149.9
Speak English less than 'very well
18,14121.7
Spanish
24,26029.1
Speak English less than "very well"
11,32513.6
Other Indo-European languages
7770.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2990.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
16,10019.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6,4517.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population89,549100.0

Total ancestries reported

84,89794.8
Arab1770.2
Czech1480.1
Danish1370.2
Dutch5280.6
English1,6611.9
French (except Basque)16040.7
French Canadian11480.2
German2,3302.6
Greek1110.1
Hungarian1080.1
Irish11,7131.9
Italian1,0231.1
Lithuanian690.1
Norwegian2370.3
Polish2180.2
Portuguese1240.1
Russian610.1
Scotch-Irish3240.4
Scottish3240.4
Slovak280.0
Subsaharan African1,2461.4
Swedish2250.3
Swiss210.0
Ukrainian360.0
United States or American1,2971.4
Welsh1130.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3530.4
Other ancestries71,63380.0
(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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