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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Social Statistics

Garfield, New Jersey,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,363100.0
Nursery school, preschool5207.1
Kindergarten2643.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,27044.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,59221.6
College or graduate school1,71723.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,271100.0
Less than 9th grade2,73613.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,27516.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,34436.2
Some college, no degree3,04215.0
Associate degree1,0355.1
Bachelor's degree2,07410.2
Graduate or professional degree7653.8
Percent high school graduate or higher70.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,212100.0
Never married7,46030.8
Now married, except separated12,14950.2
Separated6122.5
Widowed2,0788.6
Female
1,7217.1
Divorced1,9137.9
Female
1,1054.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years621100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13922.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over23,108100.0
Civilian veterans1,7047.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,885100.0
With a disability4728.0
Population 21 to 64 years18,077100.0
With a disability5,13428.4
Percent employed
69.7(X)
No disability12,94371.6
Percent employed
74.0(X)
Population 65 years and over4,087100.0
With a disability1,86245.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over28,056100.0
Same house in 199515,46655.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,42437.2
Same county
6,43722.9
Different county
3,98714.2
Same state
2,97010.6
Different state
1,0173.6
Elsewhere in 19952,1667.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,786100.0
Native18,15060.9
Born in United States
17,43658.5
State of residence
14,03647.1
Different state
3,40011.4
Born outside United States
7142.4
Foreign born11,63639.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,78819.4
Naturalized citizen
4,36914.7
Not a citizen
7,26724.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,636100.0
Europe7,41563.7
Asia9908.5
Africa1491.3
Oceania60.1
Latin America3,05726.3
Northern America190.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over28,056100.0
English only12,39344.2
Language other than English15,66355.8
Speak English less than 'very well
7,98028.4
Spanish
5,07218.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2388.0
Other Indo-European languages
9,51233.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5,21918.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4651.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2450.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,786100.0

Total ancestries reported

32,462109.0
Arab6762.3
Czech12640.9
Danish270.1
Dutch4571.5
English4901.6
French (except Basque)12670.9
French Canadian1470.2
German1,6245.5
Greek2760.9
Hungarian4321.5
Irish12,0026.7
Italian5,79419.5
Lithuanian380.1
Norwegian170.1
Polish7,43124.9
Portuguese3151.1
Russian6302.1
Scotch-Irish440.1
Scottish1560.5
Slovak5231.8
Subsaharan African500.2
Swedish240.1
Swiss920.3
Ukrainian4101.4
United States or American7852.6
Welsh200.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1970.7
Other ancestries9,37431.5
(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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