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San mateo county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics





NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school184,928100.0
Nursery school, preschool12,4916.8
Kindergarten9,6415.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)75,54240.8
High school (grades 9-12)36,00419.5
College or graduate school51,25027.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over490,285100.0
Less than 9th grade35,1937.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma36,9717.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)85,56917.5
Some college, no degree105,60621.5
Associate degree35,6697.3
Bachelor's degree119,85624.4
Graduate or professional degree71,42114.6
Percent high school graduate or higher85.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher39.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over570,111100.0
Never married162,99528.6
Now married, except separated311,22354.6
Separated10,1631.8
Widowed34,4636.0
Female
28,2975.0
Divorced51,2679.0
Female
30,8025.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years18,131100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,99327.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over545,670100.0
Civilian veterans50,0749.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years139,725100.0
With a disability8,9986.4
Population 21 to 64 years431,768100.0
With a disability68,04515.8
Percent employed
64.5(X)
No disability363,72384.2
Percent employed
78.9(X)
Population 65 years and over84,732100.0
With a disability30,39735.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over662,509100.0
Same house in 1995374,68556.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995248,50937.5
Same county
136,83020.7
Different county
111,67916.9
Same state
83,31112.6
Different state
28,3684.3
Elsewhere in 199539,3155.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population707,161100.0
Native479,04367.7
Born in United States
469,59366.4
State of residence
333,36147.1
Different state
136,23219.3
Born outside United States
9,4501.3
Foreign born228,11832.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
83,35511.8
Naturalized citizen
111,73515.8
Not a citizen
116,38316.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)228,118100.0
Europe27,55112.1
Asia102,20244.8
Africa2,0600.9
Oceania8,0473.5
Latin America83,99436.8
Northern America4,2641.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over662,509100.0
English only387,59458.5
Language other than English274,91541.5
Speak English less than 'very well
122,42418.5
Spanish
119,97218.1
Speak English less than "very well"
65,2949.9
Other Indo-European languages
44,0446.6
Speak English less than "very well"
12,3831.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
102,97015.5
Speak English less than "very well"
42,5056.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population707,161100.0

Total ancestries reported

787,426111.4
Arab8,6221.2
Czech12,7040.4
Danish4,7940.7
Dutch6,9391.0
English52,9177.5
French (except Basque)118,7092.6
French Canadian12,7700.4
German71,05110.0
Greek6,3080.9
Hungarian3,1000.4
Irish169,2799.8
Italian56,6258.0
Lithuanian1,2350.2
Norwegian9,8911.4
Polish11,3511.6
Portuguese6,6580.9
Russian13,1261.9
Scotch-Irish8,8861.3
Scottish13,2221.9
Slovak6810.1
Subsaharan African2,5920.4
Swedish10,8221.5
Swiss3,9670.6
Ukrainian2,5120.4
United States or American16,1012.3
Welsh3,6970.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8050.1
Other ancestries378,06253.5
(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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