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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Cerritos, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school17,168100.0
Nursery school, preschool7414.3
Kindergarten6283.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,19436.1
High school (grades 9-12)3,83322.3
College or graduate school5,77233.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,351100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3734.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,8345.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,53916.1
Some college, no degree7,16520.9
Associate degree3,44510.0
Bachelor's degree10,09229.4
Graduate or professional degree4,90314.3
Percent high school graduate or higher90.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher43.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over41,631100.0
Never married11,47127.6
Now married, except separated25,36660.9
Separated4271.0
Widowed2,0074.8
Female
1,6654.0
Divorced2,3605.7
Female
1,6674.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,372100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren51221.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over38,913100.0
Civilian veterans3,2288.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,205100.0
With a disability5844.8
Population 21 to 64 years31,987100.0
With a disability4,35013.6
Percent employed
59.4(X)
No disability27,63786.4
Percent employed
73.2(X)
Population 65 years and over4,895100.0
With a disability1,90338.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over49,135100.0
Same house in 199532,06265.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,80830.1
Same county
11,25922.9
Different county
3,5497.2
Same state
2,5915.3
Different state
9581.9
Elsewhere in 19952,2654.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population51,507100.0
Native28,05254.5
Born in United States
27,57253.5
State of residence
20,45839.7
Different state
7,11413.8
Born outside United States
4800.9
Foreign born23,45545.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,82111.3
Naturalized citizen
14,90928.9
Not a citizen
8,54616.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)23,455100.0
Europe5642.4
Asia20,41187.0
Africa4792.0
Oceania90.0
Latin America1,8407.8
Northern America1520.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over49,135100.0
English only19,66340.0
Language other than English29,47260.0
Speak English less than 'very well
12,84926.2
Spanish
3,5407.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0252.1
Other Indo-European languages
3,2826.7
Speak English less than "very well"
7521.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
21,87644.5
Speak English less than "very well"
10,83622.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population51,507100.0

Total ancestries reported

53,756104.4
Arab5011.0
Czech1790.2
Danish1420.3
Dutch6101.2
English1,7803.5
French (except Basque)14260.8
French Canadian11340.3
German2,4404.7
Greek970.2
Hungarian990.2
Irish11,9133.7
Italian8261.6
Lithuanian380.1
Norwegian2190.4
Polish1890.4
Portuguese3990.8
Russian1660.3
Scotch-Irish4830.9
Scottish3260.6
Slovak370.1
Subsaharan African4090.8
Swedish4800.9
Swiss1040.2
Ukrainian220.0
United States or American7751.5
Welsh1030.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)800.2
Other ancestries40,87979.4
(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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