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Social Statistics

New jersey

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,105100.0
Nursery school, preschool4496.3
Kindergarten4977.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,79339.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,22417.2
College or graduate school2,14230.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over27,490100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2994.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,5935.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,65420.6
Some college, no degree4,18815.2
Associate degree1,4945.4
Bachelor's degree8,17529.7
Graduate or professional degree5,08718.5
Percent high school graduate or higher89.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher48.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,981100.0
Never married6,95223.2
Now married, except separated17,11257.1
Separated6002.0
Widowed2,7259.1
Female
2,2397.5
Divorced2,5928.6
Female
1,6725.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years523100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18735.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over29,221100.0
Civilian veterans2,5828.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,121100.0
With a disability2615.1
Population 21 to 64 years21,411100.0
With a disability2,93113.7
Percent employed
66.8(X)
No disability18,48086.3
Percent employed
73.7(X)
Population 65 years and over7,088100.0
With a disability2,39933.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over33,629100.0
Same house in 199517,27551.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,40936.9
Same county
6,26418.6
Different county
6,14518.3
Same state
1,3644.1
Different state
4,78114.2
Elsewhere in 19953,94511.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population35,461100.0
Native19,59755.3
Born in United States
19,17254.1
State of residence
7,16920.2
Different state
12,00333.8
Born outside United States
4251.2
Foreign born15,86444.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,98519.7
Naturalized citizen
7,46921.1
Not a citizen
8,39523.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,864100.0
Europe3,73123.5
Asia10,14463.9
Africa2161.4
Oceania390.2
Latin America1,62710.3
Northern America1070.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over33,629100.0
English only15,12945.0
Language other than English18,50055.0
Speak English less than 'very well
9,02026.8
Spanish
2,6397.8
Speak English less than "very well"
9052.7
Other Indo-European languages
5,90617.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1746.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9,22027.4
Speak English less than "very well"
5,69916.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population35,461100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,505102.9
Arab5451.5
Czech1910.3
Danish430.1
Dutch1130.3
English5201.5
French (except Basque)12320.7
French Canadian1650.2
German1,4614.1
Greek1,3463.8
Hungarian5511.6
Irish11,7344.9
Italian4,14811.7
Lithuanian1320.4
Norwegian490.1
Polish1,3703.9
Portuguese380.1
Russian2,8588.1
Scotch-Irish440.1
Scottish1350.4
Slovak450.1
Subsaharan African950.3
Swedish870.2
Swiss440.1
Ukrainian2460.7
United States or American1,3253.7
Welsh240.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1210.3
Other ancestries19,04353.7
(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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