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Language Spoken At Home in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Population 5 years and over34,781,291100%
English only19,651,20956.5%
Language other than English15,130,08243.5%
   Speak English less than very well6,805,77019.6%
   Spanish9,961,28428.6%
      Speak English less than very well4,570,55413.1%
   Other Indo-European languages1,529,0714.4%
      Speak English less than very well492,7621.4%
   Asian and Pacific Islander languages3,329,4519.6%
      Speak English less than very well1,638,5394.7%
   Other languages310,2760.9%
      Speak English less than very well103,9150.3%

Ancestry in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Total population37,325,068100%
  American1,039,4962.8%
  Arab259,8770.7%
  Czech89,5310.2%
  Danish188,2020.5%
  Dutch402,8811.1%
  English2,383,6396.4%
  French (except Basque)740,7092.0%
  French Canadian110,7150.3%
  German3,386,0999.1%
  Greek131,9730.4%
  Hungarian127,4700.3%
  Irish2,662,6787.1%
  Italian1,523,9414.1%
  Lithuanian48,8360.1%
  Norwegian395,5821.1%
  Polish505,2591.4%
  Portuguese359,5701.0%
  Russian440,5881.2%
  Scotch-Irish248,7290.7%
  Scottish532,9161.4%
  Slovak24,4290.1%
  Subsaharan African270,3510.7%
  Swedish433,8471.2%
  Swiss106,3590.3%
  Ukrainian98,3800.3%
  Welsh172,6190.5%
  West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)76,3060.2%
Households By Type in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Total households12,466,331100%
  Family households (families)8,550,03468.6%
     With own children under 18 years4,137,40933.2%
     Married-couple family6,151,53349.3%
        With own children under 18 years2,898,09123.2%
     Male householder, no wife present, family730,1045.9%
        With own children under 18 years338,7092.7%
     Female householder, no husband present, family1,668,39713.4%
        With own children under 18 years900,6097.2%
  Nonfamily households3,916,29731.4%
     Householder living alone3,030,43824.3%
        65 years and over1,046,3868.4%
 
  Households with one or more people under 18 years4,635,14837.2%
  Households with one or more people 65 years and over3,034,71524.3%
 
  Average household size30%
  Average family size40%
Relationship in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Population in households36,504,565100%
  Householder12,466,33134.2%
  Spouse6,147,38916.8%
  Child11,775,76332.3%
  Other relatives3,629,3649.9%
  Nonrelatives2,485,7186.8%
     Unmarried partner823,2022.3%
Marital Status in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Males 15 years and over14,662,725100%
  Never married5,778,55439.4%
  Now married, except separated7,123,85548.6%
  Separated276,1461.9%
  Widowed311,3622.1%
  Divorced1,172,8088.0%
 
  Females 15 years and over15,037,359100%
  Never married4,819,71732.1%
  Now married, except separated6,913,16846.0%
  Separated407,5372.7%
  Widowed1,221,0778.1%
  Divorced1,675,86011.1%
Fertility in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Number of women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months531,999100%
  Unmarried women (widowed, divorced, and never married)173,58132.6%
     Per 1,000 unmarried women340%
  Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old560%
     Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old240%
     Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old930%
     Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old310%
Grandparents in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Number of grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years1,080,232100%
  Responsible for grandchildren303,21728.1%
        Less than 1 year63,3465.9%
        1 or 2 years74,0116.9%
        3 or 4 years50,3484.7%
        5 or more years115,51210.7%
  Number of grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years303,217100%
  Who are female185,89661.3%
  Who are married222,44173.4%
School Enrollment in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,586,545100%
  Nursery school, preschool584,9455.5%
  Kindergarten516,6364.9%
  Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,060,02738.4%
  High school (grades 9-12)2,295,53121.7%
  College or graduate school3,129,40629.6%
Educational Attainment in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Population 25 years and over24,117,317100%
  Less than 9th grade2,487,39910.3%
  9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,090,0948.7%
  High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,988,55920.7%
  Some college, no degree5,345,20122.2%
  Associate's degree1,861,5097.7%
  Bachelor's degree4,667,57019.4%
  Graduate or professional degree2,676,98511.1%
 
  Percent high school graduate or higher081.0%
  Percent bachelor's degree or higher030.5%
Veteran Status in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Civilian population 18 years and over27,894,767100%
  Civilian veterans1,952,9107.0%
Disability Status Of The Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Total Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population36,783,532100%
  With a disability3,693,52810.0%
 
Under 18 years9,266,440100%
  With a disability279,8043.0%
 
18 to 64 years23,312,469100%
  With a disability1,855,6378.0%
 
65 years and over4,204,623100%
  With a disability1,558,08737.1%
Residence 1 Year Ago in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Population 1 year and over36,852,377100%
  Same house31,029,81584.2%
  Different house in the U.S.5,554,05315.1%
     Same county4,025,14510.9%
     Different county1,528,9084.1%
        Same state1,063,1442.9%
        Different state465,7641.3%
  Abroad268,5090.7%
Place Of Birth in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Total population37,325,068100%
  Native27,220,32972.9%
     Born in United States26,774,40171.7%
        State of residence20,072,11353.8%
        Different state6,702,28818.0%
     Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s)445,9281.2%
  Foreign born10,104,73927.1%
U.S. Citizenship Status in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Foreign-born population10,104,739100%
  Naturalized U.S. citizen4,680,87346.3%
  Not a U.S. citizen5,423,86653.7%
Year of Entry in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Population born outside the United States10,550,667100%
  Native445,928100%
    Entered 2010 or later11,5632.6%
    Entered before 2010434,36597.4%
  Foreign born10,104,739100%
    Entered 2010 or later180,5171.8%
    Entered before 20109,924,22298.2%
World Region Of Birth Of Foreign Born in California
*Base on 2012 Data
Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea10,104,706100%
  Europe666,8026.6%
  Asia3,653,61536.2%
  Africa155,0021.5%
  Oceania74,7320.7%
  Latin America5,424,12753.7%
  Northern America130,4281.3%