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Social Statistics

Santa cruz county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school76,840100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,6924.8
Kindergarten3,4804.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)28,50137.1
High school (grades 9-12)14,16218.4
College or graduate school27,00535.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over164,999100.0
Less than 9th grade16,0189.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,6667.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)27,32716.6
Some college, no degree41,46525.1
Associate degree12,1237.3
Bachelor's degree35,80221.7
Graduate or professional degree20,59812.5
Percent high school graduate or higher83.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over205,384100.0
Never married67,93233.1
Now married, except separated99,90848.6
Separated3,8591.9
Widowed10,4895.1
Female
8,7424.3
Divorced23,19611.3
Female
13,5156.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,910100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,46329.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over195,155100.0
Civilian veterans19,2109.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years59,111100.0
With a disability4,3027.3
Population 21 to 64 years154,875100.0
With a disability24,16115.6
Percent employed
58.4(X)
No disability130,71484.4
Percent employed
78.1(X)
Population 65 years and over24,082100.0
With a disability9,43239.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over240,233100.0
Same house in 1995121,45150.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995110,46646.0
Same county
66,52127.7
Different county
43,94518.3
Same state
33,10513.8
Different state
10,8404.5
Elsewhere in 19958,3163.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population255,602100.0
Native209,10081.8
Born in United States
206,38180.7
State of residence
145,24256.8
Different state
61,13923.9
Born outside United States
2,7191.1
Foreign born46,50218.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
17,2846.8
Naturalized citizen
14,6435.7
Not a citizen
31,85912.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)46,502100.0
Europe6,27013.5
Asia5,18311.1
Africa3040.7
Oceania3270.7
Latin America33,16771.3
Northern America1,2512.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over240,233100.0
English only173,47272.2
Language other than English66,76127.8
Speak English less than 'very well
34,39914.3
Spanish
53,31422.2
Speak English less than "very well"
30,25112.6
Other Indo-European languages
7,9143.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8270.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,8502.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1280.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population255,602100.0

Total ancestries reported

293,120114.7
Arab8470.3
Czech19340.4
Danish2,9651.2
Dutch4,4521.7
English30,51611.9
French (except Basque)18,7453.4
French Canadian11,5550.6
German35,24013.8
Greek1,2840.5
Hungarian1,2090.5
Irish129,66811.6
Italian17,6596.9
Lithuanian5760.2
Norwegian4,7611.9
Polish5,0902.0
Portuguese5,7702.3
Russian3,9491.5
Scotch-Irish5,0772.0
Scottish7,7503.0
Slovak1850.1
Subsaharan African4870.2
Swedish5,4172.1
Swiss1,6600.6
Ukrainian6250.2
United States or American8,0063.1
Welsh3,0461.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3370.1
Other ancestries105,31041.2
(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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