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Social Statistics

New jersey

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,322100.0
Nursery school, preschool6836.6
Kindergarten4614.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,96638.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,40423.3
College or graduate school2,80827.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over27,690100.0
Less than 9th grade3,49212.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,56516.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,64834.8
Some college, no degree4,08914.8
Associate degree1,0863.9
Bachelor's degree2,96910.7
Graduate or professional degree1,8416.6
Percent high school graduate or higher70.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,308100.0
Never married10,99233.0
Now married, except separated16,96050.9
Separated8242.5
Widowed2,2166.7
Female
1,7765.3
Divorced2,3167.0
Female
1,3133.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,011100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21921.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over31,918100.0
Civilian veterans2,4047.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,731100.0
With a disability6117.9
Population 21 to 64 years23,715100.0
With a disability5,11121.6
Percent employed
58.1(X)
No disability18,60478.4
Percent employed
71.0(X)
Population 65 years and over4,329100.0
With a disability1,74740.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over38,211100.0
Same house in 199520,74254.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,22137.2
Same county
8,42622.1
Different county
5,79515.2
Same state
4,22811.1
Different state
1,5674.1
Elsewhere in 19953,2488.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population40,513100.0
Native25,03861.8
Born in United States
24,08759.5
State of residence
20,03649.5
Different state
4,05110.0
Born outside United States
9512.3
Foreign born15,47538.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,37715.7
Naturalized citizen
5,89514.6
Not a citizen
9,58023.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,475100.0
Europe5,42535.1
Asia2,02213.1
Africa4412.8
Oceania00.0
Latin America7,55748.8
Northern America300.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over38,211100.0
English only17,93146.9
Language other than English20,28053.1
Speak English less than 'very well
9,76725.6
Spanish
9,76425.6
Speak English less than "very well"
4,74612.4
Other Indo-European languages
8,61322.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4,09610.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,4323.7
Speak English less than "very well"
7582.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population40,513100.0

Total ancestries reported

44,158109.0
Arab3370.8
Czech11040.3
Danish240.1
Dutch1430.4
English9832.4
French (except Basque)14071.0
French Canadian1710.2
German2,4926.2
Greek3360.8
Hungarian1520.4
Irish15,42013.4
Italian4,88912.1
Lithuanian4421.1
Norwegian480.1
Polish3,1567.8
Portuguese4,77311.8
Russian2040.5
Scotch-Irish6461.6
Scottish1,0232.5
Slovak1210.3
Subsaharan African3210.8
Swedish1310.3
Swiss250.1
Ukrainian2340.6
United States or American1,1292.8
Welsh990.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1340.3
Other ancestries16,31440.3
(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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