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Orange county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school847,671100.0
Nursery school, preschool47,4415.6
Kindergarten47,0405.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)357,41442.2
High school (grades 9-12)165,02719.5
College or graduate school230,74927.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,813,456100.0
Less than 9th grade191,24210.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma181,17710.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)317,33217.5
Some college, no degree423,26523.3
Associate degree141,6977.8
Bachelor's degree370,45420.4
Graduate or professional degree188,28910.4
Percent high school graduate or higher79.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,190,890100.0
Never married621,18028.4
Now married, except separated1,213,69655.4
Separated46,2642.1
Widowed110,9185.1
Female
92,1964.2
Divorced198,8329.1
Female
120,1755.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years71,119100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18,79226.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,077,159100.0
Civilian veterans193,5489.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years666,620100.0
With a disability42,5966.4
Population 21 to 64 years1,677,263100.0
With a disability287,87217.2
Percent employed
60.2(X)
No disability1,389,39182.8
Percent employed
75.1(X)
Population 65 years and over270,601100.0
With a disability103,53238.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,632,408100.0
Same house in 19951,262,78648.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,241,41847.2
Same county
877,71733.3
Different county
363,70113.8
Same state
254,5949.7
Different state
109,1074.1
Elsewhere in 1995128,2044.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,846,289100.0
Native1,996,39070.1
Born in United States
1,971,32669.3
State of residence
1,322,97646.5
Different state
648,35022.8
Born outside United States
25,0640.9
Foreign born849,89929.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
331,80211.7
Naturalized citizen
322,59211.3
Not a citizen
527,30718.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)849,893100.0
Europe56,2406.6
Asia311,46636.6
Africa10,3871.2
Oceania4,4960.5
Latin America450,25253.0
Northern America17,0522.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,632,408100.0
English only1,542,69858.6
Language other than English1,089,71041.4
Speak English less than 'very well
590,16722.4
Spanish
665,06925.3
Speak English less than "very well"
384,78714.6
Other Indo-European languages
107,0364.1
Speak English less than "very well"
30,0411.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
296,28411.3
Speak English less than "very well"
168,9206.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,846,289100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,075,460108.1
Arab24,8470.9
Czech111,9600.4
Danish18,9390.7
Dutch40,6771.4
English253,2698.9
French (except Basque)173,8932.6
French Canadian115,1640.5
German333,60611.7
Greek11,9460.4
Hungarian13,6730.5
Irish1246,3608.7
Italian134,8714.7
Lithuanian5,6240.2
Norwegian43,2761.5
Polish53,4351.9
Portuguese9,2000.3
Russian32,1611.1
Scotch-Irish36,6411.3
Scottish53,5971.9
Slovak2,9220.1
Subsaharan African7,4640.3
Swedish46,9901.7
Swiss8,9630.3
Ukrainian6,0300.2
United States or American98,7653.5
Welsh18,2190.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,7540.1
Other ancestries1,470,21451.7
(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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