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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Merced, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school22,238100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2355.6
Kindergarten1,2545.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,67548.0
High school (grades 9-12)4,99822.5
College or graduate school4,07618.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,422100.0
Less than 9th grade6,23818.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,61313.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,73722.5
Some college, no degree8,32824.2
Associate degree2,8308.2
Bachelor's degree3,0318.8
Graduate or professional degree1,6454.8
Percent high school graduate or higher68.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over45,277100.0
Never married14,28131.5
Now married, except separated21,74948.0
Separated1,4443.2
Widowed3,0856.8
Female
2,5535.6
Divorced4,71810.4
Female
2,9426.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,718100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren63436.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over41,885100.0
Civilian veterans4,94711.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years19,590100.0
With a disability1,6908.6
Population 21 to 64 years32,175100.0
With a disability8,44926.3
Percent employed
47.2(X)
No disability23,72673.7
Percent employed
66.2(X)
Population 65 years and over5,617100.0
With a disability2,57845.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over58,268100.0
Same house in 199525,36843.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199530,94553.1
Same county
22,91139.3
Different county
8,03413.8
Same state
6,38611.0
Different state
1,6482.8
Elsewhere in 19951,9553.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population63,991100.0
Native49,83977.9
Born in United States
49,10476.7
State of residence
37,92459.3
Different state
11,18017.5
Born outside United States
7351.1
Foreign born14,15222.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,7379.0
Naturalized citizen
4,6637.3
Not a citizen
9,48914.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)14,152100.0
Europe5624.0
Asia4,70933.3
Africa700.5
Oceania590.4
Latin America8,68361.4
Northern America690.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over58,268100.0
English only34,05858.5
Language other than English24,21041.5
Speak English less than 'very well
12,23921.0
Spanish
17,27729.7
Speak English less than "very well"
8,12313.9
Other Indo-European languages
8011.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2300.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,99010.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3,8316.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population63,991100.0

Total ancestries reported

63,47299.2
Arab1470.2
Czech11470.2
Danish1670.3
Dutch6601.0
English3,4005.3
French (except Basque)11,0051.6
French Canadian11310.2
German5,2318.2
Greek1640.3
Hungarian1240.2
Irish14,3336.8
Italian1,8923.0
Lithuanian330.1
Norwegian4190.7
Polish2990.5
Portuguese1,3392.1
Russian920.1
Scotch-Irish5380.8
Scottish7711.2
Slovak310.0
Subsaharan African2640.4
Swedish5180.8
Swiss1570.2
Ukrainian830.1
United States or American2,1263.3
Welsh1620.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)780.1
Other ancestries39,16161.2
(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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