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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

El Centro, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,531100.0
Nursery school, preschool7805.8
Kindergarten7015.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,94744.0
High school (grades 9-12)3,45325.5
College or graduate school2,65019.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,582100.0
Less than 9th grade4,83622.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,17914.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,10019.0
Some college, no degree4,79022.2
Associate degree1,6527.7
Bachelor's degree1,8068.4
Graduate or professional degree1,2195.6
Percent high school graduate or higher62.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,327100.0
Never married7,78028.5
Now married, except separated14,78854.1
Separated1,0463.8
Widowed1,7586.4
Female
1,4225.2
Divorced1,9557.2
Female
1,1664.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,657100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren53932.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,064100.0
Civilian veterans2,2819.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,188100.0
With a disability8167.3
Population 21 to 64 years19,095100.0
With a disability4,44623.3
Percent employed
45.3(X)
No disability14,64976.7
Percent employed
66.7(X)
Population 65 years and over3,486100.0
With a disability1,80351.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over34,635100.0
Same house in 199517,17349.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,43244.6
Same county
11,19532.3
Different county
4,23712.2
Same state
3,3429.6
Different state
8952.6
Elsewhere in 19952,0305.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population37,801100.0
Native24,78465.6
Born in United States
24,32564.4
State of residence
19,46551.5
Different state
4,86012.9
Born outside United States
4591.2
Foreign born13,01734.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,29411.4
Naturalized citizen
5,31714.1
Not a citizen
7,70020.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)13,017100.0
Europe1200.9
Asia8336.4
Africa260.2
Oceania60.0
Latin America11,98192.0
Northern America510.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over34,635100.0
English only9,82328.4
Language other than English24,81271.6
Speak English less than 'very well
11,85334.2
Spanish
23,77368.6
Speak English less than "very well"
11,28932.6
Other Indo-European languages
2570.7
Speak English less than "very well"
780.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7592.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4791.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population37,801100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,23295.8
Arab00.0
Czech1310.1
Danish1020.3
Dutch2570.7
English1,0952.9
French (except Basque)13891.0
French Canadian1700.2
German1,4523.8
Greek80.0
Hungarian340.1
Irish11,3373.5
Italian4261.1
Lithuanian100.0
Norwegian1440.4
Polish1570.4
Portuguese160.0
Russian630.2
Scotch-Irish1970.5
Scottish2140.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African840.2
Swedish1180.3
Swiss1290.3
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American8842.3
Welsh350.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries28,98076.7
(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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