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Pacifica Demographics: 2000

Census 2000 demographic profile highlights:

General Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

Total population

38,869

Male

19,144

49.3

49.1%

Female

19,725

50.7

50.9%

Median age (years)

37.6

(X)

35.3

Under 5 years

2,224

5.7

6.8%

18 years and over

29,742

76.5

74.3%

65 years and over

3,776

9.7

12.4%

One race

36,322

93.4

97.6%

White

26,846

69.1

75.1%

Black or African American

1,265

3.3

12.3%

American Indian and Alaska Native

190

0.5

0.9%

Asian

6,114

15.7

3.6%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

259

0.7

0.1%

Some other race

1,648

4.2

5.5%

Two or more races

2,547

6.6

2.4%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

5,708

14.7

12.5%

Household population

38,672

99.5

97.2%

Group quarters population

197

0.5

2.8%

Average household size

2.77

(X)

2.59

Average family size

3.23

(X)

3.14

Total housing units

14,218

Occupied housing units

13,970

98.3

91.0%

Owner-occupied housing units

9,806

70.2

66.2%

Renter-occupied housing units

4,164

29.8

33.8%

Vacant housing units

248

1.7

9.0%

Social Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

Population 25 years and over

26,596

High school graduate or higher

24,315

91.4

80.4%

Bachelor's degree or higher

8,957

33.7

24.4%

Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over)

3,423

11.5

12.7%

Disability status (population 5 years and over)

5,435

14.8

19.3%

Foreign born

7,268

18.7

11.1%

Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)

8,394

55.2

56.7%

Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)

8,580

53.6

52.1%

Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over)

9,041

24.6

17.9%

Economic Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

In labor force (population 16 years and over)

22,219

72.3

63.9%

Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and older)

30.7

(X)

25.5

Median household income in 1999 (dollars)

72,288

(X)

41,994

Median family income in 1999 (dollars)

78,892

(X)

50,046

Per capita income in 1999 (dollars)

30,116

(X)

21,587

Families below poverty level

132

1.4

9.2%

Individuals below poverty level

1,111

2.9

12.4%

Housing Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

Single-family owner-occupied homes

9,151

Median value (dollars)

368,800

(X)

119,600

Median of selected monthly owner costs

(X)

(X)

With a mortgage (dollars)

1,821

(X)

1,088

Not mortgaged (dollars)

292

(X)

295

(X) Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Summary File 1 (SF 1) and Summary File 3 (SF 3)