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Social Statistics

Newark, New jersey,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school80,128100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,7847.2
Kindergarten4,2555.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)36,19945.2
High school (grades 9-12)18,57823.2
College or graduate school15,31219.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over164,298100.0
Less than 9th grade29,81318.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma39,32223.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)50,03730.5
Some college, no degree25,00215.2
Associate degree5,3653.3
Bachelor's degree9,8666.0
Graduate or professional degree4,8933.0
Percent high school graduate or higher57.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over209,388100.0
Never married91,92643.9
Now married, except separated74,14235.4
Separated12,1635.8
Widowed15,6457.5
Female
12,4025.9
Divorced15,5127.4
Female
9,0534.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years10,969100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,83244.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over197,488100.0
Civilian veterans11,6615.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years68,756100.0
With a disability7,60311.1
Population 21 to 64 years153,020100.0
With a disability50,54133.0
Percent employed
46.6(X)
No disability102,47967.0
Percent employed
56.8(X)
Population 65 years and over23,739100.0
With a disability13,14755.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over252,719100.0
Same house in 1995137,55354.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199596,72638.3
Same county
74,74929.6
Different county
21,9778.7
Same state
14,0245.5
Different state
7,9533.1
Elsewhere in 199518,4407.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population273,546100.0
Native207,48975.9
Born in United States
186,79868.3
State of residence
138,67250.7
Different state
48,12617.6
Born outside United States
20,6917.6
Foreign born66,05724.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
33,68012.3
Naturalized citizen
21,4127.8
Not a citizen
44,64516.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)66,057100.0
Europe16,59625.1
Asia2,5493.9
Africa4,7047.1
Oceania210.0
Latin America42,01163.6
Northern America1760.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over252,719100.0
English only145,04357.4
Language other than English107,67642.6
Speak English less than 'very well
56,55822.4
Spanish
71,34428.2
Speak English less than "very well"
36,93714.6
Other Indo-European languages
30,84812.2
Speak English less than "very well"
18,0497.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5830.6
Speak English less than "very well"
7550.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population273,546100.0

Total ancestries reported

228,63483.6
Arab4260.2
Czech1620.0
Danish00.0
Dutch2650.1
English6960.3
French (except Basque)13960.1
French Canadian1750.0
German1,6710.6
Greek1920.1
Hungarian2230.1
Irish12,4940.9
Italian7,2232.6
Lithuanian1100.0
Norwegian770.0
Polish2,1340.8
Portuguese15,8015.8
Russian4400.2
Scotch-Irish1810.1
Scottish1900.1
Slovak600.0
Subsaharan African7,1142.6
Swedish860.0
Swiss270.0
Ukrainian5340.2
United States or American4,9761.8
Welsh300.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,4242.3
Other ancestries176,72764.6
(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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