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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Compton, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school33,171100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8315.5
Kindergarten2,0526.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)17,36152.3
High school (grades 9-12)7,52922.7
College or graduate school4,39813.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over46,604100.0
Less than 9th grade14,05130.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,17421.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,84521.1
Some college, no degree7,77316.7
Associate degree2,0144.3
Bachelor's degree1,8984.1
Graduate or professional degree8491.8
Percent high school graduate or higher48.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher5.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over62,193100.0
Never married23,82338.3
Now married, except separated27,47144.2
Separated2,9284.7
Widowed3,5345.7
Female
2,6984.3
Divorced4,4377.1
Female
2,8414.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,390100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,92935.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over57,379100.0
Civilian veterans3,6666.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years31,166100.0
With a disability2,7288.8
Population 21 to 64 years45,714100.0
With a disability13,53929.6
Percent employed
45.3(X)
No disability32,17570.4
Percent employed
55.7(X)
Population 65 years and over6,648100.0
With a disability3,43451.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over83,615100.0
Same house in 199549,30059.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199530,71336.7
Same county
28,05833.6
Different county
2,6553.2
Same state
1,9322.3
Different state
7230.9
Elsewhere in 19953,6024.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population93,226100.0
Native63,94568.6
Born in United States
62,91967.5
State of residence
48,64352.2
Different state
14,27615.3
Born outside United States
1,0261.1
Foreign born29,28131.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
10,01810.7
Naturalized citizen
7,0417.6
Not a citizen
22,24023.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)29,281100.0
Europe410.1
Asia2590.9
Africa510.2
Oceania2660.9
Latin America28,66097.9
Northern America40.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over83,615100.0
English only37,48544.8
Language other than English46,13055.2
Speak English less than 'very well
28,90734.6
Spanish
44,78053.6
Speak English less than "very well"
28,27433.8
Other Indo-European languages
1650.2
Speak English less than "very well"
310.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,0021.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5470.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population93,226100.0

Total ancestries reported

81,70087.6
Arab310.0
Czech1190.0
Danish00.0
Dutch00.0
English1100.1
French (except Basque)11580.2
French Canadian1290.0
German1390.1
Greek210.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11980.2
Italian690.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian00.0
Polish30.0
Portuguese240.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish00.0
Scottish200.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1,5351.6
Swedish00.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American8690.9
Welsh00.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2870.3
Other ancestries78,18883.9
(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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