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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Gardena, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,631100.0
Nursery school, preschool9785.9
Kindergarten8695.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,22043.4
High school (grades 9-12)3,13318.8
College or graduate school4,43126.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over38,196100.0
Less than 9th grade4,23711.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,70014.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,84125.8
Some college, no degree9,38924.6
Associate degree2,6757.0
Bachelor's degree4,90412.8
Graduate or professional degree1,4503.8
Percent high school graduate or higher74.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over44,848100.0
Never married14,50332.3
Now married, except separated21,71648.4
Separated1,5263.4
Widowed2,7846.2
Female
2,3055.1
Divorced4,3199.6
Female
2,5535.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,710100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren61936.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over43,073100.0
Civilian veterans4,1989.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,616100.0
With a disability7926.3
Population 21 to 64 years33,380100.0
With a disability6,93020.8
Percent employed
56.2(X)
No disability26,45079.2
Percent employed
68.0(X)
Population 65 years and over6,820100.0
With a disability2,91342.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over53,399100.0
Same house in 199530,28456.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,34440.0
Same county
19,34636.2
Different county
1,9983.7
Same state
1,0011.9
Different state
9971.9
Elsewhere in 19951,7713.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population57,818100.0
Native38,83267.2
Born in United States
38,32466.3
State of residence
27,85348.2
Different state
10,47118.1
Born outside United States
5080.9
Foreign born18,98632.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,00110.4
Naturalized citizen
8,10614.0
Not a citizen
10,88018.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)18,986100.0
Europe4012.1
Asia8,46644.6
Africa4462.3
Oceania280.1
Latin America9,55650.3
Northern America890.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over53,399100.0
English only27,69151.9
Language other than English25,70848.1
Speak English less than 'very well
14,52027.2
Spanish
14,34826.9
Speak English less than "very well"
7,75414.5
Other Indo-European languages
8731.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3000.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
10,09318.9
Speak English less than "very well"
6,36011.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population57,818100.0

Total ancestries reported

55,57996.1
Arab1750.3
Czech11060.2
Danish1520.3
Dutch2570.4
English9401.6
French (except Basque)15340.9
French Canadian11130.2
German1,6172.8
Greek460.1
Hungarian1410.2
Irish11,1161.9
Italian6271.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1880.3
Polish1720.3
Portuguese1840.3
Russian970.2
Scotch-Irish1900.3
Scottish1490.3
Slovak50.0
Subsaharan African9611.7
Swedish3220.6
Swiss600.1
Ukrainian150.0
United States or American7691.3
Welsh990.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4530.8
Other ancestries46,09179.7
(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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