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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Long Beach, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school148,745100.0
Nursery school, preschool8,0935.4
Kindergarten8,8896.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)62,38741.9
High school (grades 9-12)28,42819.1
College or graduate school40,94827.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over277,410100.0
Less than 9th grade39,48214.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma36,35013.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)52,19818.8
Some college, no degree63,62822.9
Associate degree19,3287.0
Bachelor's degree43,69615.8
Graduate or professional degree22,7288.2
Percent high school graduate or higher72.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over345,661100.0
Never married129,38637.4
Now married, except separated148,85343.1
Separated12,1233.5
Widowed20,1595.8
Female
16,4734.8
Divorced35,14010.2
Female
20,1905.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years12,372100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,09933.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over327,044100.0
Civilian veterans31,1759.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years117,893100.0
With a disability9,7768.3
Population 21 to 64 years262,541100.0
With a disability59,43222.6
Percent employed
49.7(X)
No disability203,10977.4
Percent employed
70.8(X)
Population 65 years and over38,984100.0
With a disability18,56547.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over423,544100.0
Same house in 1995191,42645.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995214,37950.6
Same county
172,01640.6
Different county
42,36310.0
Same state
28,6946.8
Different state
13,6693.2
Elsewhere in 199517,7394.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population461,381100.0
Native329,21371.4
Born in United States
323,96470.2
State of residence
227,04349.2
Different state
96,92121.0
Born outside United States
5,2491.1
Foreign born132,16828.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
46,56010.1
Naturalized citizen
45,7139.9
Not a citizen
86,45518.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)132,168100.0
Europe5,7144.3
Asia39,58930.0
Africa1,0240.8
Oceania1,6791.3
Latin America82,69762.6
Northern America1,4651.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over423,544100.0
English only236,22155.8
Language other than English187,32344.2
Speak English less than 'very well
101,96124.1
Spanish
128,71330.4
Speak English less than "very well"
74,74017.6
Other Indo-European languages
9,1642.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3310.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
47,46211.2
Speak English less than "very well"
24,2535.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population461,381100.0

Total ancestries reported

471,359102.2
Arab1,6240.4
Czech11,2740.3
Danish2,0420.4
Dutch4,4201.0
English25,7475.6
French (except Basque)18,5901.9
French Canadian11,6220.4
German33,6347.3
Greek1,6670.4
Hungarian1,4910.3
Irish127,6446.0
Italian13,5762.9
Lithuanian4360.1
Norwegian5,2171.1
Polish5,1921.1
Portuguese1,1880.3
Russian3,6260.8
Scotch-Irish4,5001.0
Scottish5,3591.2
Slovak2890.1
Subsaharan African3,5050.8
Swedish4,6581.0
Swiss9010.2
Ukrainian5700.1
United States or American10,6392.3
Welsh1,9840.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,6910.4
Other ancestries298,27364.6
(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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