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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

San Jose, California,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school262,348100.0
Nursery school, preschool14,8315.7
Kindergarten14,5795.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)105,45640.2
High school (grades 9-12)53,81320.5
College or graduate school73,66928.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over570,755100.0
Less than 9th grade61,61310.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma62,07110.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)103,52918.1
Some college, no degree119,20020.9
Associate degree44,2207.7
Bachelor's degree118,94820.8
Graduate or professional degree61,17410.7
Percent high school graduate or higher78.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over694,087100.0
Never married216,40331.2
Now married, except separated374,80554.0
Separated13,9152.0
Widowed30,5904.4
Female
25,2463.6
Divorced58,3748.4
Female
33,7064.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years29,903100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8,08027.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over658,051100.0
Civilian veterans50,6787.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years203,889100.0
With a disability14,4327.1
Population 21 to 64 years547,248100.0
With a disability107,38219.6
Percent employed
61.6(X)
No disability439,86680.4
Percent employed
76.2(X)
Population 65 years and over70,745100.0
With a disability30,27542.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over825,954100.0
Same house in 1995427,47051.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995341,88541.4
Same county
255,38830.9
Different county
86,49710.5
Same state
55,6906.7
Different state
30,8073.7
Elsewhere in 199556,5996.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population893,889100.0
Native564,13263.1
Born in United States
553,63161.9
State of residence
400,20444.8
Different state
153,42717.2
Born outside United States
10,5011.2
Foreign born329,75736.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
145,33816.3
Naturalized citizen
140,54215.7
Not a citizen
189,21521.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)329,750100.0
Europe21,9046.6
Asia182,71255.4
Africa5,1891.6
Oceania1,9560.6
Latin America114,30034.7
Northern America3,6891.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over825,954100.0
English only402,80448.8
Language other than English423,15051.2
Speak English less than 'very well
222,04226.9
Spanish
186,64722.6
Speak English less than "very well"
99,97512.1
Other Indo-European languages
48,7595.9
Speak English less than "very well"
15,7271.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
178,10121.6
Speak English less than "very well"
103,05212.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population893,889100.0

Total ancestries reported

923,169103.3
Arab4,3020.5
Czech12,2840.3
Danish4,3260.5
Dutch7,9200.9
English50,4485.6
French (except Basque)115,9831.8
French Canadian13,1490.4
German67,7127.6
Greek3,7340.4
Hungarian2,4360.3
Irish154,3396.1
Italian43,1654.8
Lithuanian9190.1
Norwegian9,5061.1
Polish10,7661.2
Portuguese15,2851.7
Russian6,9300.8
Scotch-Irish7,5650.8
Scottish11,1031.2
Slovak6470.1
Subsaharan African5,7220.6
Swedish9,3501.0
Swiss2,6610.3
Ukrainian1,4230.2
United States or American16,9611.9
Welsh3,6690.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)9620.1
Other ancestries559,90262.6
(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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