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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Lawndale, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,484100.0
Nursery school, preschool5685.4
Kindergarten7697.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,82446.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,12220.2
College or graduate school2,20121.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,353100.0
Less than 9th grade3,20717.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,51319.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,78526.1
Some college, no degree3,56119.4
Associate degree9895.4
Bachelor's degree1,5618.5
Graduate or professional degree7374.0
Percent high school graduate or higher63.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,941100.0
Never married8,16335.6
Now married, except separated10,52145.9
Separated9554.2
Widowed8053.5
Female
6803.0
Divorced2,49710.9
Female
1,5336.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,015100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren44143.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,643100.0
Civilian veterans1,4856.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,551100.0
With a disability6717.8
Population 21 to 64 years18,699100.0
With a disability4,49224.0
Percent employed
55.7(X)
No disability14,20776.0
Percent employed
67.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,601100.0
With a disability72945.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over28,851100.0
Same house in 199512,85144.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,49250.2
Same county
13,04845.2
Different county
1,4445.0
Same state
8432.9
Different state
6012.1
Elsewhere in 19951,5085.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population31,729100.0
Native19,44061.3
Born in United States
19,04460.0
State of residence
15,15347.8
Different state
3,89112.3
Born outside United States
3961.2
Foreign born12,28938.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,08212.9
Naturalized citizen
4,73714.9
Not a citizen
7,55223.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,285100.0
Europe2922.4
Asia2,45520.0
Africa3032.5
Oceania410.3
Latin America9,14374.4
Northern America510.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over28,851100.0
English only12,26342.5
Language other than English16,58857.5
Speak English less than 'very well
8,60829.8
Spanish
13,04445.2
Speak English less than "very well"
6,90823.9
Other Indo-European languages
5341.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2060.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,5678.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3944.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population31,729100.0

Total ancestries reported

31,00397.7
Arab3961.2
Czech11400.4
Danish860.3
Dutch1990.6
English7912.5
French (except Basque)13171.0
French Canadian11470.5
German1,0933.4
Greek550.2
Hungarian640.2
Irish11,1353.6
Italian6312.0
Lithuanian660.2
Norwegian1650.5
Polish1590.5
Portuguese630.2
Russian1130.4
Scotch-Irish2770.9
Scottish1900.6
Slovak370.1
Subsaharan African5021.6
Swedish1140.4
Swiss60.0
Ukrainian90.0
United States or American8002.5
Welsh680.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1720.5
Other ancestries23,20873.1
(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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