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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

La Mesa, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,967100.0
Nursery school, preschool8936.0
Kindergarten5633.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,97633.2
High school (grades 9-12)2,21714.8
College or graduate school6,31842.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over38,412100.0
Less than 9th grade9762.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,0357.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,03920.9
Some college, no degree12,46432.4
Associate degree3,2838.5
Bachelor's degree6,98718.2
Graduate or professional degree3,6289.4
Percent high school graduate or higher89.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over45,472100.0
Never married13,24329.1
Now married, except separated20,81045.8
Separated9872.2
Widowed3,9588.7
Female
3,2307.1
Divorced6,47414.2
Female
3,9278.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years696100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren19928.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over43,133100.0
Civilian veterans6,62015.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,688100.0
With a disability5725.9
Population 21 to 64 years31,712100.0
With a disability4,87815.4
Percent employed
59.7(X)
No disability26,83484.6
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over8,623100.0
With a disability3,61942.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over51,668100.0
Same house in 199524,07746.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199525,88150.1
Same county
18,13035.1
Different county
7,75115.0
Same state
3,1986.2
Different state
4,5538.8
Elsewhere in 19951,7103.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population54,751100.0
Native48,37888.4
Born in United States
47,52286.8
State of residence
26,65348.7
Different state
20,86938.1
Born outside United States
8561.6
Foreign born6,37311.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,5154.6
Naturalized citizen
3,0175.5
Not a citizen
3,3566.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,373100.0
Europe1,58024.8
Asia2,28435.8
Africa1442.3
Oceania550.9
Latin America2,04532.1
Northern America2654.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over51,668100.0
English only42,77382.8
Language other than English8,89517.2
Speak English less than 'very well
3,3106.4
Spanish
4,6188.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2202.4
Other Indo-European languages
2,2084.3
Speak English less than "very well"
9431.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5953.1
Speak English less than "very well"
9681.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population54,751100.0

Total ancestries reported

62,261113.7
Arab5281.0
Czech13450.6
Danish4090.7
Dutch7201.3
English6,50711.9
French (except Basque)12,2334.1
French Canadian14290.8
German9,08616.6
Greek3020.6
Hungarian3710.7
Irish17,28913.3
Italian2,9055.3
Lithuanian1770.3
Norwegian1,1242.1
Polish1,3202.4
Portuguese3710.7
Russian8601.6
Scotch-Irish1,3172.4
Scottish1,5642.9
Slovak1070.2
Subsaharan African2490.5
Swedish1,3802.5
Swiss3170.6
Ukrainian2830.5
United States or American2,4404.5
Welsh4730.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1660.3
Other ancestries18,98934.7
(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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