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Social Statistics

Fresno county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school263,942100.0
Nursery school, preschool11,9284.5
Kindergarten14,6205.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)120,73645.7
High school (grades 9-12)61,99523.5
College or graduate school54,66320.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over455,540100.0
Less than 9th grade83,48718.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma64,45014.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)96,09721.1
Some college, no degree102,06622.4
Associate degree29,5136.5
Bachelor's degree54,65812.0
Graduate or professional degree25,2695.5
Percent high school graduate or higher67.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over585,612100.0
Never married173,54929.6
Now married, except separated310,14953.0
Separated15,2312.6
Widowed33,3595.7
Female
26,9364.6
Divorced53,3249.1
Female
31,5055.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years23,109100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8,77138.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over543,525100.0
Civilian veterans55,30510.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years227,369100.0
With a disability18,8238.3
Population 21 to 64 years417,702100.0
With a disability99,39523.8
Percent employed
49.9(X)
No disability318,30776.2
Percent employed
68.9(X)
Population 65 years and over75,966100.0
With a disability35,32746.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over732,422100.0
Same house in 1995373,87051.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995336,06445.9
Same county
261,55135.7
Different county
74,51310.2
Same state
58,3828.0
Different state
16,1312.2
Elsewhere in 199522,4883.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population799,407100.0
Native630,69078.9
Born in United States
624,29978.1
State of residence
493,11161.7
Different state
131,18816.4
Born outside United States
6,3910.8
Foreign born168,71721.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
67,1248.4
Naturalized citizen
49,3976.2
Not a citizen
119,32014.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)168,717100.0
Europe5,4283.2
Asia41,69624.7
Africa1,3000.8
Oceania3800.2
Latin America118,36370.2
Northern America1,5500.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over732,422100.0
English only433,49159.2
Language other than English298,93140.8
Speak English less than 'very well
151,67120.7
Spanish
230,40131.5
Speak English less than "very well"
115,59415.8
Other Indo-European languages
19,5512.7
Speak English less than "very well"
7,4481.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
45,2756.2
Speak English less than "very well"
27,1883.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population799,407100.0

Total ancestries reported

781,34597.7
Arab2,5920.3
Czech11,7460.2
Danish5,9060.7
Dutch8,8311.1
English46,1955.8
French (except Basque)113,1101.6
French Canadian12,1630.3
German71,8629.0
Greek1,5230.2
Hungarian8180.1
Irish145,4765.7
Italian25,1683.1
Lithuanian3830.0
Norwegian6,4360.8
Polish4,3410.5
Portuguese9,3671.2
Russian3,8800.5
Scotch-Irish7,6821.0
Scottish9,2051.2
Slovak1610.0
Subsaharan African3,4080.4
Swedish9,1361.1
Swiss1,9070.2
Ukrainian8610.1
United States or American26,0563.3
Welsh3,2300.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3290.0
Other ancestries469,57358.7
(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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