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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Social Statistics

East Orange, New Jersey

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,704100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,7618.5
Kindergarten1,1655.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,19644.4
High school (grades 9-12)4,59122.2
College or graduate school3,99119.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over43,509100.0
Less than 9th grade3,2577.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,77020.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,50231.0
Some college, no degree9,32321.4
Associate degree2,1124.9
Bachelor's degree4,57410.5
Graduate or professional degree1,9714.5
Percent high school graduate or higher72.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over53,134100.0
Never married23,32243.9
Now married, except separated16,71531.5
Separated3,2376.1
Widowed4,7048.9
Female
3,8327.2
Divorced5,1569.7
Female
3,1245.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,181100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,51147.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over50,167100.0
Civilian veterans4,1168.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,610100.0
With a disability1,4778.9
Population 21 to 64 years39,194100.0
With a disability10,89127.8
Percent employed
49.9(X)
No disability28,30372.2
Percent employed
68.2(X)
Population 65 years and over7,562100.0
With a disability3,52646.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over64,257100.0
Same house in 199535,53355.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199526,05240.5
Same county
20,64932.1
Different county
5,4038.4
Same state
2,5864.0
Different state
2,8174.4
Elsewhere in 19952,6724.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population69,904100.0
Native57,14581.7
Born in United States
56,02280.1
State of residence
39,27056.2
Different state
16,75224.0
Born outside United States
1,1231.6
Foreign born12,75918.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,2937.6
Naturalized citizen
5,8798.4
Not a citizen
6,8809.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,759100.0
Europe3762.9
Asia3252.5
Africa1,44611.3
Oceania60.0
Latin America10,53582.6
Northern America710.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over64,257100.0
English only54,43184.7
Language other than English9,82615.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3,8636.0
Spanish
3,3695.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4192.2
Other Indo-European languages
4,9267.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1473.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1720.3
Speak English less than "very well"
500.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population69,904100.0

Total ancestries reported

58,64983.9
Arab1000.1
Czech100.0
Danish60.0
Dutch760.1
English1800.3
French (except Basque)1870.1
French Canadian1210.0
German2460.4
Greek00.0
Hungarian210.0
Irish15380.8
Italian5810.8
Lithuanian120.0
Norwegian00.0
Polish600.1
Portuguese790.1
Russian250.0
Scotch-Irish400.1
Scottish310.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2,7744.0
Swedish00.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian300.0
United States or American1,1471.6
Welsh180.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7,74311.1
Other ancestries44,83464.1
(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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