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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Los Angeles, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,099,627100.0
Nursery school, preschool61,3525.6
Kindergarten64,4505.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)460,47541.9
High school (grades 9-12)225,81820.5
College or graduate school287,53226.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,308,887100.0
Less than 9th grade437,75819.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma332,41414.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)401,93817.4
Some college, no degree424,78518.4
Associate degree122,9315.3
Bachelor's degree379,63016.4
Graduate or professional degree209,4319.1
Percent high school graduate or higher66.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,853,991100.0
Never married1,058,95937.1
Now married, except separated1,300,18045.6
Separated100,9463.5
Widowed154,6785.4
Female
126,2004.4
Divorced239,2288.4
Female
140,0884.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years107,586100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren30,51128.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,714,608100.0
Civilian veterans173,6836.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years859,680100.0
With a disability72,1208.4
Population 21 to 64 years2,175,020100.0
With a disability503,73723.2
Percent employed
52.6(X)
No disability1,671,28376.8
Percent employed
67.6(X)
Population 65 years and over345,133100.0
With a disability157,76945.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,412,889100.0
Same house in 19951,689,89149.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,500,65544.0
Same county
1,260,39936.9
Different county
240,2567.0
Same state
109,5323.2
Different state
130,7243.8
Elsewhere in 1995222,3436.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,694,834100.0
Native2,182,11459.1
Born in United States
2,150,32258.2
State of residence
1,485,57640.2
Different state
664,74618.0
Born outside United States
31,7920.9
Foreign born1,512,72040.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
569,77115.4
Naturalized citizen
509,84113.8
Not a citizen
1,002,87927.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,512,708100.0
Europe100,2526.6
Asia376,76724.9
Africa20,7301.4
Oceania4,1040.3
Latin America996,99665.9
Northern America13,8590.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,412,889100.0
English only1,438,57342.2
Language other than English1,974,31657.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1,113,15332.6
Spanish
1,422,31641.7
Speak English less than "very well"
853,03825.0
Other Indo-European languages
225,3096.6
Speak English less than "very well"
92,7062.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
278,1738.2
Speak English less than "very well"
150,9124.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,694,834100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,664,15799.2
Arab25,9370.7
Czech19,3930.3
Danish10,2700.3
Dutch18,2000.5
English127,6323.5
French (except Basque)149,4151.3
French Canadian18,1780.2
German167,1604.5
Greek11,0160.3
Hungarian19,6120.5
Irish1139,1883.8
Italian95,2632.6
Lithuanian6,8000.2
Norwegian21,1110.6
Polish56,6701.5
Portuguese5,2280.1
Russian87,4192.4
Scotch-Irish22,0370.6
Scottish29,0480.8
Slovak1,7920.0
Subsaharan African29,9460.8
Swedish23,0260.6
Swiss6,1690.2
Ukrainian12,2920.3
United States or American94,2942.6
Welsh10,2330.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)17,2410.5
Other ancestries2,559,58769.3
(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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