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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Palo Alto, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,020100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1988.0
Kindergarten8375.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,75838.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,90919.4
College or graduate school4,31828.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over43,566100.0
Less than 9th grade7441.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9082.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,4285.6
Some college, no degree5,29412.2
Associate degree1,7864.1
Bachelor's degree13,65831.4
Graduate or professional degree18,74843.0
Percent high school graduate or higher96.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher74.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over48,572100.0
Never married13,29327.4
Now married, except separated26,87455.3
Separated5951.2
Widowed3,1366.5
Female
2,5765.3
Divorced4,6749.6
Female
3,0516.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years661100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15623.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over46,401100.0
Civilian veterans4,1979.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,553100.0
With a disability5375.1
Population 21 to 64 years35,900100.0
With a disability3,4009.5
Percent employed
69.3(X)
No disability32,50090.5
Percent employed
81.4(X)
Population 65 years and over8,929100.0
With a disability2,98333.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over55,823100.0
Same house in 199530,90655.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199520,25136.3
Same county
9,03916.2
Different county
11,21220.1
Same state
6,04810.8
Different state
5,1649.3
Elsewhere in 19954,6668.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population58,783100.0
Native43,21073.5
Born in United States
42,37372.1
State of residence
21,24136.1
Different state
21,13235.9
Born outside United States
8371.4
Foreign born15,57326.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,82611.6
Naturalized citizen
6,76811.5
Not a citizen
8,80515.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,573100.0
Europe5,32134.2
Asia7,52948.3
Africa3932.5
Oceania1741.1
Latin America1,3808.9
Northern America7765.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over55,823100.0
English only39,83971.4
Language other than English15,98428.6
Speak English less than 'very well
5,3099.5
Spanish
2,4884.5
Speak English less than "very well"
9021.6
Other Indo-European languages
6,24711.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6172.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,59611.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6544.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population58,783100.0

Total ancestries reported

68,369116.3
Arab2600.4
Czech14140.7
Danish7661.3
Dutch7761.3
English8,08413.8
French (except Basque)12,1983.7
French Canadian11810.3
German8,28114.1
Greek4090.7
Hungarian5550.9
Irish15,6219.6
Italian2,5324.3
Lithuanian2500.4
Norwegian1,1652.0
Polish1,9653.3
Portuguese3160.5
Russian2,6464.5
Scotch-Irish1,0911.9
Scottish1,9033.2
Slovak820.1
Subsaharan African2570.4
Swedish1,6762.9
Swiss5430.9
Ukrainian3620.6
United States or American1,6492.8
Welsh5881.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)420.1
Other ancestries23,75740.4
(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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