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Social Statistics

Alameda county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school417,264100.0
Nursery school, preschool25,4976.1
Kindergarten21,0615.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)166,09239.8
High school (grades 9-12)77,69318.6
College or graduate school126,92130.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over953,716100.0
Less than 9th grade76,5138.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma91,7689.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)181,66819.0
Some college, no degree206,01321.6
Associate degree64,8006.8
Bachelor's degree202,58621.2
Graduate or professional degree130,36813.7
Percent high school graduate or higher82.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,143,040100.0
Never married367,13932.1
Now married, except separated574,18350.2
Separated25,0812.2
Widowed63,8805.6
Female
51,8344.5
Divorced112,7579.9
Female
67,4685.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years39,933100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11,53128.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,088,920100.0
Civilian veterans100,4109.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years312,905100.0
With a disability22,2997.1
Population 21 to 64 years876,793100.0
With a disability164,36418.7
Percent employed
58.0(X)
No disability712,42981.3
Percent employed
76.1(X)
Population 65 years and over142,773100.0
With a disability61,89543.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,346,666100.0
Same house in 1995683,79450.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995583,11543.3
Same county
338,78825.2
Different county
244,32718.1
Same state
175,33413.0
Different state
68,9935.1
Elsewhere in 199579,7575.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,443,741100.0
Native1,051,08572.8
Born in United States
1,033,21471.6
State of residence
703,97848.8
Different state
329,23622.8
Born outside United States
17,8711.2
Foreign born392,65627.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
166,01311.5
Naturalized citizen
169,70811.8
Not a citizen
222,94815.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)392,656100.0
Europe34,2358.7
Asia215,34454.8
Africa8,3402.1
Oceania7,3801.9
Latin America121,64431.0
Northern America5,7131.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,346,666100.0
English only850,90663.2
Language other than English495,76036.8
Speak English less than 'very well
237,86417.7
Spanish
192,51214.3
Speak English less than "very well"
102,3957.6
Other Indo-European languages
85,3246.3
Speak English less than "very well"
26,3012.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
204,94415.2
Speak English less than "very well"
105,5847.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,443,741100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,544,845107.0
Arab7,0590.5
Czech14,7940.3
Danish9,8130.7
Dutch14,1641.0
English95,3476.6
French (except Basque)129,1432.0
French Canadian15,5670.4
German126,9918.8
Greek6,1220.4
Hungarian5,0550.4
Irish1105,9787.3
Italian61,6494.3
Lithuanian2,5160.2
Norwegian17,8641.2
Polish19,4981.4
Portuguese37,9062.6
Russian17,7761.2
Scotch-Irish15,3351.1
Scottish22,5851.6
Slovak1,3010.1
Subsaharan African19,1191.3
Swedish19,4051.3
Swiss4,8670.3
Ukrainian2,8440.2
United States or American29,6022.1
Welsh7,6770.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,4430.2
Other ancestries851,42559.0
(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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