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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

La Mirada, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,577100.0
Nursery school, preschool7254.7
Kindergarten7154.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,06138.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,93218.8
College or graduate school5,14433.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over29,489100.0
Less than 9th grade1,7445.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,8329.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,25824.6
Some college, no degree7,86026.7
Associate degree2,3658.0
Bachelor's degree4,99716.9
Graduate or professional degree2,4338.3
Percent high school graduate or higher84.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over36,585100.0
Never married9,74126.6
Now married, except separated20,97657.3
Separated6601.8
Widowed2,4446.7
Female
2,1045.8
Divorced2,7647.6
Female
1,7154.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,586100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren42726.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over34,528100.0
Civilian veterans3,96511.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,192100.0
With a disability8847.3
Population 21 to 64 years25,505100.0
With a disability4,25316.7
Percent employed
58.4(X)
No disability21,25283.3
Percent employed
75.4(X)
Population 65 years and over6,127100.0
With a disability2,37738.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over44,070100.0
Same house in 199526,73160.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,17436.7
Same county
10,88924.7
Different county
5,28512.0
Same state
4,0279.1
Different state
1,2582.9
Elsewhere in 19951,1652.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population46,782100.0
Native36,15677.3
Born in United States
35,69976.3
State of residence
26,03155.6
Different state
9,66820.7
Born outside United States
4571.0
Foreign born10,62622.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,3014.9
Naturalized citizen
6,13213.1
Not a citizen
4,4949.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,626100.0
Europe7346.9
Asia5,02647.3
Africa2432.3
Oceania250.2
Latin America4,35841.0
Northern America2402.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over44,070100.0
English only27,79463.1
Language other than English16,27636.9
Speak English less than 'very well
5,95813.5
Spanish
9,45521.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0957.0
Other Indo-European languages
1,4823.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4551.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,03811.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3655.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population46,782100.0

Total ancestries reported

50,275107.5
Arab3110.7
Czech11390.3
Danish1960.4
Dutch8951.9
English3,8228.2
French (except Basque)19091.9
French Canadian12580.6
German5,30711.3
Greek1810.4
Hungarian1570.3
Irish13,3477.2
Italian1,8804.0
Lithuanian760.2
Norwegian7201.5
Polish6371.4
Portuguese1760.4
Russian2850.6
Scotch-Irish6551.4
Scottish8971.9
Slovak440.1
Subsaharan African1360.3
Swedish6741.4
Swiss810.2
Ukrainian980.2
United States or American1,9134.1
Welsh2470.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)590.1
Other ancestries26,17556.0
(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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