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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Palmdale, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school42,184100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8854.5
Kindergarten2,2425.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)22,36353.0
High school (grades 9-12)9,39722.3
College or graduate school6,29714.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over63,006100.0
Less than 9th grade6,0659.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,29016.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)15,69524.9
Some college, no degree18,12528.8
Associate degree4,4417.0
Bachelor's degree5,9689.5
Graduate or professional degree2,4223.8
Percent high school graduate or higher74.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over79,180100.0
Never married21,89827.7
Now married, except separated44,65556.4
Separated2,2512.8
Widowed3,2254.1
Female
2,6103.3
Divorced7,1519.0
Female
4,3955.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,548100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,52242.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over72,602100.0
Civilian veterans8,10511.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years38,304100.0
With a disability2,9157.6
Population 21 to 64 years60,763100.0
With a disability12,65920.8
Percent employed
50.3(X)
No disability48,10479.2
Percent employed
69.7(X)
Population 65 years and over6,708100.0
With a disability3,04845.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over105,886100.0
Same house in 199549,13646.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199554,33251.3
Same county
45,14242.6
Different county
9,1908.7
Same state
5,0304.8
Different state
4,1603.9
Elsewhere in 19952,4182.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population116,573100.0
Native93,49980.2
Born in United States
92,58079.4
State of residence
69,25259.4
Different state
23,32820.0
Born outside United States
9190.8
Foreign born23,07419.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,0555.2
Naturalized citizen
10,1138.7
Not a citizen
12,96111.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)23,074100.0
Europe1,1795.1
Asia3,78016.4
Africa4011.7
Oceania2040.9
Latin America17,29174.9
Northern America2190.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over105,886100.0
English only69,17365.3
Language other than English36,71334.7
Speak English less than 'very well
15,64114.8
Spanish
30,45628.8
Speak English less than "very well"
13,52612.8
Other Indo-European languages
2,3432.2
Speak English less than "very well"
6670.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,1443.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2311.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population116,573100.0

Total ancestries reported

121,311104.1
Arab5970.5
Czech14980.4
Danish8500.7
Dutch1,0690.9
English7,4656.4
French (except Basque)12,5772.2
French Canadian14200.4
German10,4068.9
Greek5560.5
Hungarian5270.5
Irish18,0726.9
Italian5,1454.4
Lithuanian930.1
Norwegian1,2091.0
Polish1,5861.4
Portuguese1510.1
Russian9240.8
Scotch-Irish1,0870.9
Scottish1,4981.3
Slovak410.0
Subsaharan African1,0450.9
Swedish1,2281.1
Swiss1120.1
Ukrainian750.1
United States or American4,3303.7
Welsh4370.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3860.3
Other ancestries68,92759.1
(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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