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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Social Statistics

Atlantic City, New Jersey,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,989100.0
Nursery school, preschool6296.3
Kindergarten7137.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,92449.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,14921.5
College or graduate school1,57415.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over26,521100.0
Less than 9th grade3,15311.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,96526.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,15330.7
Some college, no degree4,44016.7
Associate degree1,0594.0
Bachelor's degree1,9117.2
Graduate or professional degree8403.2
Percent high school graduate or higher61.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over31,468100.0
Never married12,20038.8
Now married, except separated10,90434.7
Separated1,8255.8
Widowed3,0309.6
Female
2,3667.5
Divorced3,50911.2
Female
1,8655.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,334100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren61646.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over30,073100.0
Civilian veterans3,08210.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,914100.0
With a disability8659.7
Population 21 to 64 years22,893100.0
With a disability7,99434.9
Percent employed
53.5(X)
No disability14,89965.1
Percent employed
64.2(X)
Population 65 years and over5,365100.0
With a disability2,41745.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over37,546100.0
Same house in 199519,12750.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,20040.5
Same county
11,78331.4
Different county
3,4179.1
Same state
1,1143.0
Different state
2,3036.1
Elsewhere in 19953,2198.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population40,517100.0
Native30,50875.3
Born in United States
28,36570.0
State of residence
18,53945.8
Different state
9,82624.3
Born outside United States
2,1435.3
Foreign born10,00924.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,54416.2
Naturalized citizen
3,4628.5
Not a citizen
6,54716.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,009100.0
Europe6376.4
Asia4,02740.2
Africa3623.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America4,95349.5
Northern America300.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over37,546100.0
English only23,11961.6
Language other than English14,42738.4
Speak English less than 'very well
8,18921.8
Spanish
8,76023.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4,89413.0
Other Indo-European languages
2,7677.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3103.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,5386.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8324.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population40,517100.0

Total ancestries reported

35,97288.8
Arab1340.3
Czech1130.0
Danish110.0
Dutch970.2
English6041.5
French (except Basque)12010.5
French Canadian1130.0
German8252.0
Greek1900.5
Hungarian1040.3
Irish11,6534.1
Italian1,9904.9
Lithuanian610.2
Norwegian330.1
Polish4251.0
Portuguese300.1
Russian4441.1
Scotch-Irish1240.3
Scottish1010.2
Slovak150.0
Subsaharan African6621.6
Swedish410.1
Swiss70.0
Ukrainian520.1
United States or American9532.4
Welsh750.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3901.0
Other ancestries26,72466.0
(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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