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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,896100.0
Nursery school, preschool6459.4
Kindergarten2814.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,80640.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,33719.4
College or graduate school1,82726.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,403100.0
Less than 9th grade3061.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5522.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,0859.7
Some college, no degree4,17619.5
Associate degree1,6787.8
Bachelor's degree7,18733.6
Graduate or professional degree5,41925.3
Percent high school graduate or higher96.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher58.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,608100.0
Never married5,80324.6
Now married, except separated13,27256.2
Separated3331.4
Widowed1,6527.0
Female
1,4086.0
Divorced2,54810.8
Female
1,5986.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years241100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren125.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,616100.0
Civilian veterans2,53611.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,040100.0
With a disability1973.9
Population 21 to 64 years17,615100.0
With a disability1,6519.4
Percent employed
72.3(X)
No disability15,96490.6
Percent employed
80.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,979100.0
With a disability1,33833.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,122100.0
Same house in 199514,84654.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,37741.9
Same county
6,62324.4
Different county
4,75417.5
Same state
2,6559.8
Different state
2,0997.7
Elsewhere in 19958993.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,683100.0
Native24,42385.1
Born in United States
24,08484.0
State of residence
13,81548.2
Different state
10,26935.8
Born outside United States
3391.2
Foreign born4,26014.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,4995.2
Naturalized citizen
2,1447.5
Not a citizen
2,1167.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,260100.0
Europe1,52935.9
Asia1,99946.9
Africa912.1
Oceania411.0
Latin America3418.0
Northern America2596.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,122100.0
English only22,40482.6
Language other than English4,71817.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1,4355.3
Spanish
9883.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3531.3
Other Indo-European languages
2,1347.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4591.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,3835.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5752.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,683100.0

Total ancestries reported

34,455120.1
Arab1850.6
Czech13041.1
Danish3831.3
Dutch5291.8
English4,22314.7
French (except Basque)11,3114.6
French Canadian11700.6
German5,21718.2
Greek3331.2
Hungarian1260.4
Irish14,21514.7
Italian2,4238.4
Lithuanian1070.4
Norwegian5612.0
Polish8653.0
Portuguese4611.6
Russian5922.1
Scotch-Irish5341.9
Scottish1,0463.6
Slovak320.1
Subsaharan African670.2
Swedish7362.6
Swiss2530.9
Ukrainian1390.5
United States or American9753.4
Welsh3351.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries8,33329.1
(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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