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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Lancaster, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school39,101100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,7684.5
Kindergarten2,2345.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)18,53247.4
High school (grades 9-12)9,00523.0
College or graduate school7,56219.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over69,282100.0
Less than 9th grade4,1486.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,86915.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)18,00126.0
Some college, no degree19,67528.4
Associate degree5,6388.1
Bachelor's degree7,08810.2
Graduate or professional degree3,8635.6
Percent high school graduate or higher78.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over86,743100.0
Never married25,69329.6
Now married, except separated42,86949.4
Separated2,9533.4
Widowed4,7735.5
Female
3,8374.4
Divorced10,45512.1
Female
5,6866.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,823100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,32546.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over79,830100.0
Civilian veterans12,35615.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years33,310100.0
With a disability3,0129.0
Population 21 to 64 years59,270100.0
With a disability13,57122.9
Percent employed
50.0(X)
No disability45,69977.1
Percent employed
71.0(X)
Population 65 years and over9,719100.0
With a disability4,45345.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over109,259100.0
Same house in 199547,18043.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199560,42655.3
Same county
46,65442.7
Different county
13,77212.6
Same state
8,2927.6
Different state
5,4805.0
Elsewhere in 19951,6531.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population118,783100.0
Native103,30787.0
Born in United States
102,07385.9
State of residence
67,97657.2
Different state
34,09728.7
Born outside United States
1,2341.0
Foreign born15,47613.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,7364.0
Naturalized citizen
6,8445.8
Not a citizen
8,6327.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,476100.0
Europe1,3178.5
Asia3,48022.5
Africa3152.0
Oceania790.5
Latin America9,82863.5
Northern America4573.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over109,259100.0
English only85,59778.3
Language other than English23,66221.7
Speak English less than 'very well
9,6868.9
Spanish
17,93816.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7,8427.2
Other Indo-European languages
2,1161.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4880.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,7782.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0451.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population118,783100.0

Total ancestries reported

125,520105.7
Arab8410.7
Czech14220.4
Danish7030.6
Dutch1,8251.5
English9,2437.8
French (except Basque)13,0872.6
French Canadian17860.7
German15,43213.0
Greek3280.3
Hungarian5050.4
Irish111,0719.3
Italian4,9854.2
Lithuanian1300.1
Norwegian1,7731.5
Polish1,9291.6
Portuguese3160.3
Russian6620.6
Scotch-Irish1,8851.6
Scottish1,9161.6
Slovak1280.1
Subsaharan African8990.8
Swedish1,4701.2
Swiss1550.1
Ukrainian1220.1
United States or American6,1785.2
Welsh5420.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4590.4
Other ancestries57,72848.6
(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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