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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Oakland, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school114,457100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,0546.2
Kindergarten6,0025.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)47,55541.5
High school (grades 9-12)22,60219.7
College or graduate school31,24427.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over261,402100.0
Less than 9th grade34,76213.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma33,33512.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)46,16417.7
Some college, no degree51,94219.9
Associate degree14,4225.5
Bachelor's degree47,07718.0
Graduate or professional degree33,70012.9
Percent high school graduate or higher73.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over314,479100.0
Never married123,60639.3
Now married, except separated126,56840.2
Separated10,7483.4
Widowed20,0026.4
Female
16,0405.1
Divorced33,55510.7
Female
20,0946.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years11,773100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,07934.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over299,998100.0
Civilian veterans24,2098.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years87,050100.0
With a disability7,3938.5
Population 21 to 64 years241,004100.0
With a disability56,90923.6
Percent employed
51.0(X)
No disability184,09576.4
Percent employed
71.9(X)
Population 65 years and over40,715100.0
With a disability20,15049.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over371,551100.0
Same house in 1995191,50451.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995158,91342.8
Same county
101,38127.3
Different county
57,53215.5
Same state
39,84410.7
Different state
17,6884.8
Elsewhere in 199521,1345.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population399,477100.0
Native293,36173.4
Born in United States
289,02972.4
State of residence
188,30847.1
Different state
100,72125.2
Born outside United States
4,3321.1
Foreign born106,11626.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
46,80511.7
Naturalized citizen
37,7839.5
Not a citizen
68,33317.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)106,116100.0
Europe5,6125.3
Asia43,87441.3
Africa3,4943.3
Oceania1,1201.1
Latin America50,82347.9
Northern America1,1931.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over371,551100.0
English only234,73763.2
Language other than English136,81436.8
Speak English less than 'very well
82,73122.3
Spanish
71,64519.3
Speak English less than "very well"
44,40712.0
Other Indo-European languages
9,7822.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,9240.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
50,75913.7
Speak English less than "very well"
33,9229.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population399,477100.0

Total ancestries reported

395,33699.0
Arab1,0310.3
Czech11,1030.3
Danish1,4530.4
Dutch2,1450.5
English15,9914.0
French (except Basque)15,3121.3
French Canadian18380.2
German19,4514.9
Greek1,1220.3
Hungarian1,1370.3
Irish117,1724.3
Italian8,8352.2
Lithuanian6850.2
Norwegian2,6550.7
Polish4,1121.0
Portuguese2,4890.6
Russian4,7601.2
Scotch-Irish2,6890.7
Scottish4,5471.1
Slovak2750.1
Subsaharan African10,6832.7
Swedish3,1170.8
Swiss8990.2
Ukrainian6490.2
United States or American5,0731.3
Welsh1,5790.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,6700.4
Other ancestries273,86468.6
(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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