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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Santa Maria, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school22,269100.0
Nursery school, preschool9764.4
Kindergarten1,6857.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,91549.0
High school (grades 9-12)4,68721.0
College or graduate school4,00618.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over43,768100.0
Less than 9th grade10,50724.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,55315.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,96322.8
Some college, no degree9,30021.2
Associate degree2,6246.0
Bachelor's degree3,3667.7
Graduate or professional degree1,4553.3
Percent high school graduate or higher61.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over56,556100.0
Never married15,69727.8
Now married, except separated31,31455.4
Separated1,3752.4
Widowed3,4506.1
Female
2,7864.9
Divorced4,7208.3
Female
2,8995.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,613100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren64824.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over52,856100.0
Civilian veterans5,87811.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years21,075100.0
With a disability1,8688.9
Population 21 to 64 years39,615100.0
With a disability10,74327.1
Percent employed
56.3(X)
No disability28,87272.9
Percent employed
71.9(X)
Population 65 years and over8,095100.0
With a disability3,63144.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over70,334100.0
Same house in 199532,15145.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199533,95948.3
Same county
25,74436.6
Different county
8,21511.7
Same state
6,1458.7
Different state
2,0702.9
Elsewhere in 19954,2246.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population77,113100.0
Native52,46668.0
Born in United States
51,73167.1
State of residence
38,40649.8
Different state
13,32517.3
Born outside United States
7351.0
Foreign born24,64732.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
11,04414.3
Naturalized citizen
5,8547.6
Not a citizen
18,79324.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)24,647100.0
Europe7082.9
Asia2,50310.2
Africa170.1
Oceania280.1
Latin America21,20586.0
Northern America1860.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over70,334100.0
English only34,04048.4
Language other than English36,29451.6
Speak English less than 'very well
21,83731.0
Spanish
32,43346.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20,08028.5
Other Indo-European languages
9081.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1970.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,5713.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2791.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population77,113100.0

Total ancestries reported

74,97697.2
Arab860.1
Czech12130.3
Danish5720.7
Dutch5600.7
English3,7574.9
French (except Basque)11,2201.6
French Canadian12420.3
German4,9866.5
Greek830.1
Hungarian1740.2
Irish14,1435.4
Italian2,0602.7
Lithuanian780.1
Norwegian6800.9
Polish5450.7
Portuguese1,2021.6
Russian2150.3
Scotch-Irish5120.7
Scottish6160.8
Slovak130.0
Subsaharan African1620.2
Swedish6290.8
Swiss3710.5
Ukrainian560.1
United States or American1,9722.6
Welsh3750.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)480.1
Other ancestries49,40664.1
(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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