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Santa clara county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school476,333100.0
Nursery school, preschool29,1696.1
Kindergarten25,6945.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)187,38339.3
High school (grades 9-12)92,48619.4
College or graduate school141,60129.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,113,058100.0
Less than 9th grade89,3908.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma95,4108.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)176,92615.9
Some college, no degree218,64519.6
Associate degree82,1487.4
Bachelor's degree267,44924.0
Graduate or professional degree183,09016.4
Percent high school graduate or higher83.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher40.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,329,650100.0
Never married401,29330.2
Now married, except separated728,98654.8
Separated23,3921.8
Widowed62,3204.7
Female
51,3833.9
Divorced113,6598.5
Female
66,0695.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years46,541100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11,91225.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,266,214100.0
Civilian veterans105,8348.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years361,012100.0
With a disability23,5646.5
Population 21 to 64 years1,036,877100.0
With a disability170,55516.4
Percent employed
63.1(X)
No disability866,32283.6
Percent employed
77.1(X)
Population 65 years and over154,328100.0
With a disability60,61039.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,564,068100.0
Same house in 1995800,24751.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995639,02840.9
Same county
437,88928.0
Different county
201,13912.9
Same state
118,8957.6
Different state
82,2445.3
Elsewhere in 1995124,7938.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,682,585100.0
Native1,109,45565.9
Born in United States
1,089,43664.7
State of residence
737,13043.8
Different state
352,30620.9
Born outside United States
20,0191.2
Foreign born573,13034.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
265,21215.8
Naturalized citizen
235,95214.0
Not a citizen
337,17820.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)573,118100.0
Europe57,45210.0
Asia328,43157.3
Africa8,6991.5
Oceania3,9030.7
Latin America165,11328.8
Northern America9,5201.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,564,068100.0
English only854,33754.6
Language other than English709,73145.4
Speak English less than 'very well
343,32022.0
Spanish
275,43917.6
Speak English less than "very well"
142,6279.1
Other Indo-European languages
112,3517.2
Speak English less than "very well"
33,3962.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
304,33219.5
Speak English less than "very well"
162,03110.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,682,585100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,792,071106.5
Arab9,0630.5
Czech16,0210.4
Danish10,7760.6
Dutch17,0431.0
English121,8657.2
French (except Basque)137,0862.2
French Canadian16,8440.4
German155,6019.2
Greek7,9720.5
Hungarian5,9150.4
Irish1120,1947.1
Italian87,4875.2
Lithuanian2,4010.1
Norwegian21,1371.3
Polish25,7861.5
Portuguese29,1381.7
Russian20,7051.2
Scotch-Irish17,9681.1
Scottish27,5081.6
Slovak1,6470.1
Subsaharan African8,5000.5
Swedish23,1571.4
Swiss7,1770.4
Ukrainian4,0480.2
United States or American37,9292.3
Welsh8,8900.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,5860.1
Other ancestries968,62757.6
(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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