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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Porterville, California,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,166100.0
Nursery school, preschool4533.4
Kindergarten8956.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,34448.2
High school (grades 9-12)3,20824.4
College or graduate school2,26617.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,791100.0
Less than 9th grade4,87022.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,46615.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,04323.1
Some college, no degree4,89722.5
Associate degree1,1115.1
Bachelor's degree1,6107.4
Graduate or professional degree7943.6
Percent high school graduate or higher61.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,436100.0
Never married7,72427.2
Now married, except separated15,32053.9
Separated1,0063.5
Widowed1,6325.7
Female
1,2764.5
Divorced2,7549.7
Female
1,7526.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,124100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren37833.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,108100.0
Civilian veterans2,5859.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,886100.0
With a disability8026.7
Population 21 to 64 years19,702100.0
With a disability5,05525.7
Percent employed
49.0(X)
No disability14,64774.3
Percent employed
69.9(X)
Population 65 years and over3,415100.0
With a disability1,60146.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over36,175100.0
Same house in 199516,74346.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,02649.8
Same county
14,35139.7
Different county
3,67510.2
Same state
2,7887.7
Different state
8872.5
Elsewhere in 19951,4063.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population40,025100.0
Native30,98477.4
Born in United States
30,58776.4
State of residence
24,13360.3
Different state
6,45416.1
Born outside United States
3971.0
Foreign born9,04122.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,6279.1
Naturalized citizen
2,4336.1
Not a citizen
6,60816.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,041100.0
Europe1731.9
Asia1,63618.1
Africa90.1
Oceania400.4
Latin America7,14679.0
Northern America370.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over36,175100.0
English only20,51756.7
Language other than English15,65843.3
Speak English less than 'very well
7,96622.0
Spanish
13,43237.1
Speak English less than "very well"
6,89219.1
Other Indo-European languages
5111.4
Speak English less than "very well"
780.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,6054.4
Speak English less than "very well"
9532.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population40,025100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,47391.1
Arab1120.3
Czech170.0
Danish1020.3
Dutch3630.9
English2,3025.8
French (except Basque)16021.5
French Canadian1620.2
German2,0925.2
Greek240.1
Hungarian20.0
Irish12,0385.1
Italian6251.6
Lithuanian110.0
Norwegian3470.9
Polish1470.4
Portuguese1960.5
Russian570.1
Scotch-Irish2830.7
Scottish2570.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African340.1
Swedish4091.0
Swiss950.2
Ukrainian250.1
United States or American2,6316.6
Welsh290.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)130.0
Other ancestries23,60859.0
(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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