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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Los Altos, California,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,012100.0
Nursery school, preschool72610.4
Kindergarten3384.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,43148.9
High school (grades 9-12)1,18316.9
College or graduate school1,33419.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,128100.0
Less than 9th grade1400.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4142.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,5247.6
Some college, no degree2,82914.1
Associate degree8704.3
Bachelor's degree7,15035.5
Graduate or professional degree7,20135.8
Percent high school graduate or higher97.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher71.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,021100.0
Never married3,75517.1
Now married, except separated15,31269.5
Separated1750.8
Widowed1,4156.4
Female
1,1745.3
Divorced1,3646.2
Female
7893.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years270100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5821.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,067100.0
Civilian veterans2,85413.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,323100.0
With a disability2103.9
Population 21 to 64 years15,268100.0
With a disability1,3438.8
Percent employed
68.5(X)
No disability13,92591.2
Percent employed
77.4(X)
Population 65 years and over5,059100.0
With a disability1,41327.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,023100.0
Same house in 199517,30366.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,97030.6
Same county
4,92918.9
Different county
3,04111.7
Same state
1,6956.5
Different state
1,3465.2
Elsewhere in 19957502.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,585100.0
Native22,72882.4
Born in United States
22,33581.0
State of residence
12,21844.3
Different state
10,11736.7
Born outside United States
3931.4
Foreign born4,85717.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,0934.0
Naturalized citizen
2,96710.8
Not a citizen
1,8906.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,857100.0
Europe1,40228.9
Asia2,74456.5
Africa891.8
Oceania250.5
Latin America2855.9
Northern America3126.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,023100.0
English only20,76079.8
Language other than English5,26320.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2664.9
Spanish
5832.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1130.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,7616.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3151.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,67810.3
Speak English less than "very well"
8023.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,585100.0

Total ancestries reported

32,277117.0
Arab1260.5
Czech12280.8
Danish3721.3
Dutch5512.0
English4,13415.0
French (except Basque)19913.6
French Canadian11500.5
German4,54116.5
Greek1000.4
Hungarian1900.7
Irish13,04511.0
Italian1,8666.8
Lithuanian970.4
Norwegian6502.4
Polish8082.9
Portuguese2090.8
Russian7902.9
Scotch-Irish5972.2
Scottish8823.2
Slovak660.2
Subsaharan African320.1
Swedish7692.8
Swiss3411.2
Ukrainian1130.4
United States or American1,1194.1
Welsh2951.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries9,21533.4
(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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