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Social Statistics

San luis obispo county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school77,496100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,3674.3
Kindergarten2,9103.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)25,24632.6
High school (grades 9-12)14,63518.9
College or graduate school31,33840.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over159,196100.0
Less than 9th grade7,8364.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,1289.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)34,72821.8
Some college, no degree44,51428.0
Associate degree14,4839.1
Bachelor's degree27,64817.4
Graduate or professional degree14,8599.3
Percent high school graduate or higher85.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over203,705100.0
Never married56,00127.5
Now married, except separated109,81853.9
Separated3,8851.9
Widowed12,8986.3
Female
10,0965.0
Divorced21,10310.4
Female
12,1716.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,543100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,50242.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over193,325100.0
Civilian veterans27,82514.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years57,076100.0
With a disability4,3057.5
Population 21 to 64 years132,229100.0
With a disability22,16516.8
Percent employed
56.1(X)
No disability110,06483.2
Percent employed
75.2(X)
Population 65 years and over34,670100.0
With a disability12,89737.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over234,524100.0
Same house in 1995109,44146.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995121,30951.7
Same county
61,41426.2
Different county
59,89525.5
Same state
49,05120.9
Different state
10,8444.6
Elsewhere in 19953,7741.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population246,681100.0
Native224,66591.1
Born in United States
222,10590.0
State of residence
153,55562.2
Different state
68,55027.8
Born outside United States
2,5601.0
Foreign born22,0168.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,7383.1
Naturalized citizen
8,9243.6
Not a citizen
13,0925.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)22,007100.0
Europe3,76917.1
Asia4,26319.4
Africa2020.9
Oceania1460.7
Latin America12,44156.5
Northern America1,1865.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over234,524100.0
English only200,11285.3
Language other than English34,41214.7
Speak English less than 'very well
13,9265.9
Spanish
25,08910.7
Speak English less than "very well"
11,1144.7
Other Indo-European languages
4,8952.1
Speak English less than "very well"
9830.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,0221.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7410.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population246,681100.0

Total ancestries reported

272,125110.3
Arab8470.3
Czech11,3660.6
Danish3,3111.3
Dutch5,1992.1
English34,21413.9
French (except Basque)18,6883.5
French Canadian11,6530.7
German41,10716.7
Greek9290.4
Hungarian1,1040.4
Irish132,20213.1
Italian14,6325.9
Lithuanian4500.2
Norwegian5,9052.4
Polish3,9561.6
Portuguese4,5951.9
Russian2,4861.0
Scotch-Irish5,2272.1
Scottish7,3493.0
Slovak1370.1
Subsaharan African4200.2
Swedish5,0012.0
Swiss2,7931.1
Ukrainian4240.2
United States or American12,1354.9
Welsh2,5431.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2170.1
Other ancestries73,23529.7
(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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