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Social Statistics for Sonoma County, California

Sonoma county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school125,553100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,0955.7
Kindergarten6,4035.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)53,03042.2
High school (grades 9-12)26,67421.2
College or graduate school32,35125.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over306,564100.0
Less than 9th grade20,5426.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma25,6958.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)62,55920.4
Some college, no degree82,97727.1
Associate degree27,2988.9
Bachelor's degree57,71118.8
Graduate or professional degree29,7829.7
Percent high school graduate or higher84.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over366,695100.0
Never married99,36127.1
Now married, except separated192,68652.5
Separated6,7721.8
Widowed22,9616.3
Female
18,5975.1
Divorced44,91512.2
Female
27,0327.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,464100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,45132.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over346,414100.0
Civilian veterans44,06112.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years102,611100.0
With a disability7,1977.0
Population 21 to 64 years269,047100.0
With a disability47,42317.6
Percent employed
58.7(X)
No disability221,62482.4
Percent employed
79.9(X)
Population 65 years and over55,797100.0
With a disability21,14937.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over431,580100.0
Same house in 1995224,54952.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995194,29045.0
Same county
124,55628.9
Different county
69,73416.2
Same state
52,33212.1
Different state
17,4024.0
Elsewhere in 199512,7413.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population458,614100.0
Native392,88885.7
Born in United States
388,67084.7
State of residence
275,43560.1
Different state
113,23524.7
Born outside United States
4,2180.9
Foreign born65,72614.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
27,0765.9
Naturalized citizen
22,3354.9
Not a citizen
43,3919.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)65,720100.0
Europe10,36615.8
Asia10,86016.5
Africa1,2131.8
Oceania6651.0
Latin America40,16961.1
Northern America2,4473.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over431,580100.0
English only345,97180.2
Language other than English85,60919.8
Speak English less than 'very well
41,5799.6
Spanish
59,48013.8
Speak English less than "very well"
33,1467.7
Other Indo-European languages
14,3053.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3,3870.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9,5352.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4,3651.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population458,614100.0

Total ancestries reported

538,663117.5
Arab1,4380.3
Czech12,7650.6
Danish6,7871.5
Dutch8,6561.9
English60,54713.2
French (except Basque)118,8924.1
French Canadian12,8270.6
German73,60016.0
Greek2,4960.5
Hungarian2,1300.5
Irish166,50214.5
Italian43,9559.6
Lithuanian1,1660.3
Norwegian10,8952.4
Polish8,9722.0
Portuguese8,7211.9
Russian6,8121.5
Scotch-Irish9,6082.1
Scottish14,0453.1
Slovak3740.1
Subsaharan African1,9130.4
Swedish11,1222.4
Swiss3,9810.9
Ukrainian9050.2
United States or American16,8263.7
Welsh5,0771.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4110.1
Other ancestries147,24032.1
(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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