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San diego county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school827,975100.0
Nursery school, preschool46,0245.6
Kindergarten43,2275.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)336,95240.7
High school (grades 9-12)159,65519.3
College or graduate school242,11729.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,773,327100.0
Less than 9th grade140,7337.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma168,1169.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)352,04019.9
Some college, no degree454,25425.6
Associate degree134,6737.6
Bachelor's degree330,99318.7
Graduate or professional degree192,51810.9
Percent high school graduate or higher82.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher29.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,202,589100.0
Never married664,16330.2
Now married, except separated1,145,75452.0
Separated50,6332.3
Widowed116,5155.3
Female
94,3644.3
Divorced225,52410.2
Female
133,4686.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years65,531100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21,24432.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,005,614100.0
Civilian veterans292,03414.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years639,565100.0
With a disability45,1547.1
Population 21 to 64 years1,562,025100.0
With a disability279,23117.9
Percent employed
57.2(X)
No disability1,282,79482.1
Percent employed
75.3(X)
Population 65 years and over304,413100.0
With a disability124,20540.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,617,718100.0
Same house in 19951,181,42945.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,327,46750.7
Same county
903,14934.5
Different county
424,31816.2
Same state
184,7467.1
Different state
239,5729.2
Elsewhere in 1995108,8224.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,813,833100.0
Native2,207,57978.5
Born in United States
2,162,21776.8
State of residence
1,235,99143.9
Different state
926,22632.9
Born outside United States
45,3621.6
Foreign born606,25421.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
215,5027.7
Naturalized citizen
250,1258.9
Not a citizen
356,12912.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)606,254100.0
Europe57,3559.5
Asia197,76732.6
Africa11,9052.0
Oceania3,4140.6
Latin America321,78253.1
Northern America14,0312.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,617,718100.0
English only1,752,73767.0
Language other than English864,98133.0
Speak English less than 'very well
391,63015.0
Spanish
573,64921.9
Speak English less than "very well"
273,57810.5
Other Indo-European languages
80,1433.1
Speak English less than "very well"
21,9910.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
185,8107.1
Speak English less than "very well"
86,3203.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,813,833100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,062,951108.9
Arab18,7470.7
Czech114,2330.5
Danish18,1740.6
Dutch36,8441.3
English253,1999.0
French (except Basque)179,0182.8
French Canadian117,5240.6
German353,27012.6
Greek12,0440.4
Hungarian13,8570.5
Irish1269,5169.6
Italian133,3044.7
Lithuanian6,0380.2
Norwegian47,6921.7
Polish57,6282.0
Portuguese15,9900.6
Russian31,0761.1
Scotch-Irish44,0301.6
Scottish55,5772.0
Slovak3,2610.1
Subsaharan African18,8780.7
Swedish45,8721.6
Swiss9,7840.3
Ukrainian6,3430.2
United States or American106,1163.8
Welsh19,2940.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5,1740.2
Other ancestries1,370,46848.7
(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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