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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

South Gate, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school33,827100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6334.8
Kindergarten2,2196.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,89147.0
High school (grades 9-12)8,22724.3
College or graduate school5,85717.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over50,032100.0
Less than 9th grade18,22336.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,85723.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,25120.5
Some college, no degree5,59411.2
Associate degree1,6673.3
Bachelor's degree1,5823.2
Graduate or professional degree8581.7
Percent high school graduate or higher39.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher4.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over67,173100.0
Never married24,09935.9
Now married, except separated34,66451.6
Separated2,3363.5
Widowed2,8654.3
Female
2,2853.4
Divorced3,2094.8
Female
2,1883.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,607100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,12624.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over62,075100.0
Civilian veterans1,9783.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years29,850100.0
With a disability2,2887.7
Population 21 to 64 years51,664100.0
With a disability13,14325.4
Percent employed
47.9(X)
No disability38,52174.6
Percent employed
58.5(X)
Population 65 years and over5,176100.0
With a disability2,71752.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over86,773100.0
Same house in 199545,87252.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199536,80342.4
Same county
35,04140.4
Different county
1,7622.0
Same state
1,1381.3
Different state
6240.7
Elsewhere in 19954,0984.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population96,418100.0
Native48,86250.7
Born in United States
47,96649.7
State of residence
43,37545.0
Different state
4,5914.8
Born outside United States
8960.9
Foreign born47,55649.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
12,63613.1
Naturalized citizen
15,48816.1
Not a citizen
32,06833.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)47,556100.0
Europe4040.8
Asia5681.2
Africa800.2
Oceania240.1
Latin America46,38697.5
Northern America940.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over86,773100.0
English only11,47713.2
Language other than English75,29686.8
Speak English less than 'very well
41,52047.8
Spanish
74,13485.4
Speak English less than "very well"
41,06847.3
Other Indo-European languages
4470.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2350.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4580.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1520.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population96,418100.0

Total ancestries reported

90,22293.6
Arab1530.2
Czech1220.0
Danish780.1
Dutch1890.2
English8320.9
French (except Basque)13260.3
French Canadian1550.1
German1,1331.2
Greek240.0
Hungarian1130.1
Irish18590.9
Italian5260.5
Lithuanian110.0
Norwegian1200.1
Polish1050.1
Portuguese410.0
Russian230.0
Scotch-Irish2250.2
Scottish1750.2
Slovak230.0
Subsaharan African590.1
Swedish1010.1
Swiss320.0
Ukrainian220.0
United States or American1,5881.6
Welsh240.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)890.1
Other ancestries83,27486.4
(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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