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Social Statistics for Sacramento County, California

Sacramento county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school366,459100.0
Nursery school, preschool19,2435.3
Kindergarten19,6345.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)159,33743.5
High school (grades 9-12)74,97320.5
College or graduate school93,27225.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over772,488100.0
Less than 9th grade51,6746.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma77,59610.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)176,52522.9
Some college, no degree205,94726.7
Associate degree69,1058.9
Bachelor's degree129,26316.7
Graduate or professional degree62,3788.1
Percent high school graduate or higher83.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over939,748100.0
Never married269,17628.6
Now married, except separated473,26850.4
Separated25,4062.7
Widowed56,8726.1
Female
45,8014.9
Divorced115,02612.2
Female
68,5157.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years27,874100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10,48337.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over885,166100.0
Civilian veterans121,07913.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years296,054100.0
With a disability24,0788.1
Population 21 to 64 years693,574100.0
With a disability144,19020.8
Percent employed
51.3(X)
No disability549,38479.2
Percent employed
76.4(X)
Population 65 years and over130,446100.0
With a disability55,88042.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,136,050100.0
Same house in 1995539,17147.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995555,58948.9
Same county
364,79132.1
Different county
190,79816.8
Same state
141,04212.4
Different state
49,7564.4
Elsewhere in 199541,2903.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,223,499100.0
Native1,026,30483.9
Born in United States
1,010,44282.6
State of residence
701,39957.3
Different state
309,04325.3
Born outside United States
15,8621.3
Foreign born197,19516.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
87,1367.1
Naturalized citizen
83,9826.9
Not a citizen
113,2139.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)197,195100.0
Europe36,72018.6
Asia89,38745.3
Africa3,4581.8
Oceania6,8213.5
Latin America56,87728.8
Northern America3,9322.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,136,050100.0
English only859,30575.6
Language other than English276,74524.4
Speak English less than 'very well
133,70211.8
Spanish
113,64910.0
Speak English less than "very well"
49,6984.4
Other Indo-European languages
64,4285.7
Speak English less than "very well"
30,2762.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
92,6278.2
Speak English less than "very well"
51,9024.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,223,499100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,322,065108.1
Arab5,1990.4
Czech14,4410.4
Danish8,9410.7
Dutch16,6381.4
English110,4549.0
French (except Basque)135,9602.9
French Canadian16,3400.5
German157,57412.9
Greek6,5690.5
Hungarian3,9290.3
Irish1116,9029.6
Italian59,9834.9
Lithuanian1,5340.1
Norwegian20,5041.7
Polish15,2911.2
Portuguese18,1831.5
Russian15,4951.3
Scotch-Irish19,1511.6
Scottish23,0841.9
Slovak8350.1
Subsaharan African9,6550.8
Swedish19,1321.6
Swiss5,1980.4
Ukrainian13,3261.1
United States or American52,3164.3
Welsh8,5780.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,6390.1
Other ancestries565,21446.2
(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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