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Social Statistics

Los angeles county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,931,076100.0
Nursery school, preschool159,0245.4
Kindergarten166,6355.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,259,16143.0
High school (grades 9-12)615,94221.0
College or graduate school730,31424.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,882,948100.0
Less than 9th grade955,93216.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma814,59213.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,108,31418.8
Some college, no degree1,174,47720.0
Associate degree367,2446.2
Bachelor's degree945,63416.1
Graduate or professional degree516,7558.8
Percent high school graduate or higher69.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,252,521100.0
Never married2,472,52134.1
Now married, except separated3,542,35948.8
Separated226,1513.1
Widowed397,8235.5
Female
325,3754.5
Divorced613,6678.5
Female
366,1625.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years308,530100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren88,51128.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,855,129100.0
Civilian veterans510,7127.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,338,627100.0
With a disability181,4527.8
Population 21 to 64 years5,475,226100.0
With a disability1,193,65421.8
Percent employed
53.5(X)
No disability4,281,57278.2
Percent employed
69.2(X)
Population 65 years and over893,212100.0
With a disability399,90344.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,791,096100.0
Same house in 19954,571,42352.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,753,06842.7
Same county
3,136,12035.7
Different county
616,9487.0
Same state
329,9913.8
Different state
286,9573.3
Elsewhere in 1995466,6055.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,519,338100.0
Native6,069,89463.8
Born in United States
5,983,39862.9
State of residence
4,302,27845.2
Different state
1,681,12017.7
Born outside United States
86,4960.9
Foreign born3,449,44436.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,201,03412.6
Naturalized citizen
1,311,75513.8
Not a citizen
2,137,68922.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,449,428100.0
Europe194,5035.6
Asia1,022,28929.6
Africa43,0241.2
Oceania12,5600.4
Latin America2,143,04962.1
Northern America34,0031.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,791,096100.0
English only4,032,61445.9
Language other than English4,758,48254.1
Speak English less than 'very well
2,542,50528.9
Spanish
3,330,93537.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,845,36421.0
Other Indo-European languages
459,3925.2
Speak English less than "very well"
183,6862.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
875,51510.0
Speak English less than "very well"
482,6375.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,519,338100.0

Total ancestries reported

9,621,792101.1
Arab65,8360.7
Czech124,7100.3
Danish32,9570.3
Dutch70,3760.7
English422,9424.4
French (except Basque)1142,5921.5
French Canadian127,1470.3
German548,8915.8
Greek27,7150.3
Hungarian41,1380.4
Irish1438,3074.6
Italian270,3752.8
Lithuanian13,6400.1
Norwegian69,8320.7
Polish122,6801.3
Portuguese19,3860.2
Russian146,6971.5
Scotch-Irish72,6480.8
Scottish92,3471.0
Slovak5,2480.1
Subsaharan African64,5460.7
Swedish75,7630.8
Swiss16,5250.2
Ukrainian22,5430.2
United States or American241,8682.5
Welsh30,9850.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)31,6770.3
Other ancestries6,482,42168.1
(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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