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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Social Statistics

Whittier, California

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school26,156100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,3555.2
Kindergarten1,3315.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)11,23142.9
High school (grades 9-12)5,34220.4
College or graduate school6,89726.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over51,648100.0
Less than 9th grade4,2278.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,73313.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,09023.4
Some college, no degree13,23025.6
Associate degree4,0707.9
Bachelor's degree7,45314.4
Graduate or professional degree3,8457.4
Percent high school graduate or higher78.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over63,767100.0
Never married18,96229.7
Now married, except separated32,89751.6
Separated1,5942.5
Widowed4,3886.9
Female
3,5065.5
Divorced5,9269.3
Female
3,6035.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,330100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren58925.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over60,049100.0
Civilian veterans5,8329.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years20,132100.0
With a disability1,3106.5
Population 21 to 64 years45,787100.0
With a disability8,93419.5
Percent employed
62.5(X)
No disability36,85380.5
Percent employed
74.6(X)
Population 65 years and over10,144100.0
With a disability4,09840.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over77,328100.0
Same house in 199543,22255.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199532,44942.0
Same county
26,88634.8
Different county
5,5637.2
Same state
4,1085.3
Different state
1,4551.9
Elsewhere in 19951,6572.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population83,838100.0
Native68,53781.7
Born in United States
68,05581.2
State of residence
53,57063.9
Different state
14,48517.3
Born outside United States
4820.6
Foreign born15,30118.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,8714.6
Naturalized citizen
6,5327.8
Not a citizen
8,76910.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,301100.0
Europe1,0006.5
Asia2,12513.9
Africa950.6
Oceania270.2
Latin America11,79377.1
Northern America2611.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over77,328100.0
English only46,93760.7
Language other than English30,39139.3
Speak English less than 'very well
11,04414.3
Spanish
26,46734.2
Speak English less than "very well"
9,67312.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,7712.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3990.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,9842.6
Speak English less than "very well"
9201.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population83,838100.0

Total ancestries reported

89,526106.8
Arab3790.5
Czech12170.3
Danish5910.7
Dutch1,0661.3
English6,0427.2
French (except Basque)11,7002.0
French Canadian12500.3
German7,1038.5
Greek1430.2
Hungarian2610.3
Irish15,6346.7
Italian3,5624.2
Lithuanian520.1
Norwegian9111.1
Polish1,0421.2
Portuguese1090.1
Russian8471.0
Scotch-Irish8641.0
Scottish1,3591.6
Slovak290.0
Subsaharan African1390.2
Swedish9411.1
Swiss1830.2
Ukrainian750.1
United States or American2,2372.7
Welsh3210.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)460.1
Other ancestries53,42363.7
(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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