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Sample Demographics of CSULB Freshmen 2008

Out of approximately 4600 freshmen who first enrolled at CSULB in fall 2008, 3,205 freshmen participated in the annual freshman survey during University 100. Click on the links below to see the demograpic characteristics of this sample:

Gender
Ethnicity
Age as of December 1, 2008
Native speaker of English
U.S. Citizen Status
Parental Income in Past Year
Mother's Education
Father's Education
First Generation College Student
Parents' Status
Planned Residence for Fall 2008
Religious Preference

Disability

 

Student's Gender

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Male

1115

34.8

35.1

35.1

Female

2065

64.4

64.9

100.0

Total

3180

99.2

100.0

Missing

System

25

.8

Total

3205

100.0



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White/Caucasian

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

1208

37.7

37.7

37.7

Not marked

1997

62.3

62.3

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


African American/Black

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

170

5.3

5.3

5.3

Not marked

3035

94.7

94.7

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


American Indian/Alaska Native

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

74

2.3

2.3

2.3

Not marked

3131

97.7

97.7

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Asian American/Asian

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

769

24.0

24.0

24.0

Not marked

2436

76.0

76.0

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

188

5.9

5.9

5.9

Not marked

3017

94.1

94.1

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Mexican American/Chicano

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

874

27.3

27.3

27.3

Not marked

2331

72.7

72.7

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Puerto Rican

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

21

.7

.7

.7

Not marked

3184

99.3

99.3

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Other Latino

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

258

8.0

8.0

8.0

Not marked

2947

92.0

92.0

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Other Ethnicity

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

184

5.7

5.7

5.7

Not marked

3021

94.3

94.3

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0



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Age as of December 31, 2008

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

17

48

1.5

1.5

1.5

18

2648

82.6

82.8

84.3

19

474

14.8

14.8

99.1

20

16

.5

.5

99.6

21 to 24

11

.3

.3

99.9

25 to 29

3

.1

.1

100.0

Total

3200

99.8

100.0

Missing

System

5

.2

Total

3205

100.0


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Is English Your Native Language?

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Yes

2306

72.0

73.1

73.1

No

849

26.5

26.9

100.0

Total

3155

98.4

100.0

Missing

System

50

1.6

Total

3205

100.0

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Citizenship Status

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Neither

64

2.0

2.0

2.0

Permanent resident (green card)

128

4.0

4.0

6.0

U.S. citizen

3002

93.7

94.0

100.0

Total

3194

99.7

100.0

Missing

System

11

.3

Total

3205

100.0


 

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Parents' Income in Past Year

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Less than $10,000

141

4.4

4.8

4.8

$10,000 to 14,999

153

4.8

5.2

10.0

$15,000 to 19,999

135

4.2

4.6

14.7

$20,000 to 24,999

203

6.3

6.9

21.6

$25,000 to 29,999

144

4.5

4.9

26.5

$30,000 to 39,999

255

8.0

8.7

35.2

$40,000 to 49,999

228

7.1

7.8

43.0

$50,000 to 59,999

223

7.0

7.6

50.6

$60,000 to 74,999

284

8.9

9.7

60.3

$75,000 to 99,999

392

12.2

13.4

73.7

$100,000 to 149,999

429

13.4

14.7

88.4

$150,000 to 199,999

156

4.9

5.3

93.7

$200,000 to 249,999

84

2.6

2.9

96.6

$250,000 or more

101

3.2

3.4

100.0

Total

2928

91.4

100.0

Missing

System

277

8.6

Total

3205

100.0


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Mother's Highest Level Of Education

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Grammar school or less

405

12.6

13.0

13.0

Some high school

262

8.2

8.4

21.4

High school graduate

513

16.0

16.5

37.9

Postsecondary school other than college

75

2.3

2.4

40.3

Some college

730

22.8

23.4

63.7

College degree

711

22.2

22.8

86.5

Some graduate school

71

2.2

2.3

88.8

Graduate degree

349

10.9

11.2

100.0

Total

3116

97.2

100.0

Missing

System

89

2.8

Total

3205

100.0


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Father's Highest Level Of Education

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Grammar school or less

421

13.1

13.8

13.8

Some high school

279

8.7

9.1

22.9

High school graduate

497

15.5

16.3

39.2

Postsecondary school other than college

60

1.9

2.0

41.2

Some college

629

19.6

20.6

61.8

College degree

681

21.2

22.3

84.1

Some graduate school

52

1.6

1.7

85.8

Graduate degree

435

13.6

14.2

100.0

Total

3054

95.3

100.0

Missing

System

151

4.7

Total

3205

100.0


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First Generation College Student

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

2205

68.8

71.6

71.6

Yes

873

27.2

28.4

100.0

Total

3078

96.0

100.0

Missing

System

127

4.0

Total

3205

100.0


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Parents' Marital Status

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

One or both deceased

114

3.6

3.6

3.6

Both alive, divorced or living apart

850

26.5

26.7

30.3

Both alive and living with each other

2220

69.3

69.7

100.0

Total

3184

99.3

100.0

Missing

System

21

.7

Total

3205

100.0


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Where Do You Plan To Live During The Fall 2008?

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

With my family or other relatives

2038

63.6

63.9

63.9

Other private home, apartment, or room

505

15.8

15.8

79.8

College residence hall

607

18.9

19.0

98.8

Fraternity or sorority house

1

.0

.0

98.8

Other campus student housing

25

.8

.8

99.6

Other

12

.4

.4

100.0

Total

3188

99.5

100.0

Missing

System

17

.5

Total

3205

100.0


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Student's Current Religious Preference

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Baptist

123

3.8

4.0

4.0

Buddhist

153

4.8

4.9

8.9

Church of Christ

175

5.5

5.6

14.5

Eastern Orthodox

13

.4

.4

15.0

Episcopalian

8

.2

.3

15.2

Hindu

21

.7

.7

15.9

Jewish

23

.7

.7

16.6

LDS (Mormon)

17

.5

.5

17.2

Lutheran

50

1.6

1.6

18.8

Methodist

35

1.1

1.1

19.9

Muslim

29

.9

.9

20.9

Presbyterian

84

2.6

2.7

23.6

Quaker

6

.2

.2

23.8

Roman Catholic

1051

32.8

33.9

57.6

Seventh Day Adventist

13

.4

.4

58.0

United Church of Christ/Congregational

7

.2

.2

58.3

Other Christian

498

15.5

16.0

74.3

Other Religion

90

2.8

2.9

77.2

None

707

22.1

22.8

100.0

Total

3103

96.8

100.0

Missing

System

102

3.2

Total

3205

100.0



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Disability: None

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

2952

92.1

92.1

92.1

Not marked

253

7.9

7.9

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Disability: Hearing

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

19

.6

.6

.6

Not marked

3186

99.4

99.4

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Disability: Speech

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

13

.4

.4

.4

Not marked

3192

99.6

99.6

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Disability: Orthopedic

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

17

.5

.5

.5

Not marked

3188

99.5

99.5

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Disability: Learning

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

41

1.3

1.3

1.3

Not marked

3164

98.7

98.7

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Disabililty: Partially Sighted Or Blind

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

62

1.9

1.9

1.9

Not marked

3143

98.1

98.1

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Disability: Health-Related

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

39

1.2

1.2

1.2

Not marked

3166

98.8

98.8

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0


Other Disability

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

30

.9

.9

.9

Not marked

3175

99.1

99.1

100.0

Total

3205

100.0

100.0

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