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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Palm Desert, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,152100.0
Nursery school, preschool4385.4
Kindergarten3404.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,38141.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,50118.4
College or graduate school2,49230.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over31,802100.0
Less than 9th grade9523.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,5798.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,24719.6
Some college, no degree9,68530.5
Associate degree2,3397.4
Bachelor's degree6,39920.1
Graduate or professional degree3,60111.3
Percent high school graduate or higher88.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over35,431100.0
Never married7,09520.0
Now married, except separated20,17256.9
Separated5751.6
Widowed3,0418.6
Female
2,4426.9
Divorced4,54812.8
Female
2,9098.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years527100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24746.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over34,330100.0
Civilian veterans5,96617.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,320100.0
With a disability4276.8
Population 21 to 64 years21,670100.0
With a disability3,90118.0
Percent employed
66.0(X)
No disability17,76982.0
Percent employed
69.6(X)
Population 65 years and over11,293100.0
With a disability3,50531.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over39,464100.0
Same house in 199515,92540.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,15656.1
Same county
11,12028.2
Different county
11,03628.0
Same state
6,56716.6
Different state
4,46911.3
Elsewhere in 19951,3833.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population41,284100.0
Native34,66384.0
Born in United States
34,33183.2
State of residence
15,91438.5
Different state
18,41744.6
Born outside United States
3320.8
Foreign born6,62116.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,5086.1
Naturalized citizen
2,5536.2
Not a citizen
4,0689.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,621100.0
Europe1,46922.2
Asia94114.2
Africa540.8
Oceania320.5
Latin America3,20448.4
Northern America92113.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over39,464100.0
English only31,41979.6
Language other than English8,04520.4
Speak English less than 'very well
3,4528.7
Spanish
5,76214.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6816.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,3623.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4301.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7431.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2950.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population41,284100.0

Total ancestries reported

46,165111.8
Arab2010.5
Czech13080.7
Danish3150.8
Dutch6471.6
English5,88814.3
French (except Basque)11,6103.9
French Canadian13190.8
German6,78216.4
Greek1650.4
Hungarian3390.8
Irish15,05712.2
Italian2,1105.1
Lithuanian1290.3
Norwegian1,2783.1
Polish1,0722.6
Portuguese1960.5
Russian1,2062.9
Scotch-Irish9122.2
Scottish1,3043.2
Slovak390.1
Subsaharan African1310.3
Swedish1,1502.8
Swiss1990.5
Ukrainian1220.3
United States or American1,9734.8
Welsh4621.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)580.1
Other ancestries12,19329.5
(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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