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Social Statistics

Paterson, New jersey,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school43,033100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,6126.1
Kindergarten2,4625.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)21,19649.3
High school (grades 9-12)10,15423.6
College or graduate school6,60915.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over88,077100.0
Less than 9th grade15,91618.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma20,62623.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)28,51432.4
Some college, no degree13,08514.9
Associate degree2,7213.1
Bachelor's degree4,7385.4
Graduate or professional degree2,4772.8
Percent high school graduate or higher58.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over111,417100.0
Never married43,83239.3
Now married, except separated45,24340.6
Separated6,3665.7
Widowed6,7456.1
Female
5,4794.9
Divorced9,2318.3
Female
5,5885.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,528100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,53733.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over104,903100.0
Civilian veterans5,2005.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years39,024100.0
With a disability4,65011.9
Population 21 to 64 years83,163100.0
With a disability29,26835.2
Percent employed
49.5(X)
No disability53,89564.8
Percent employed
61.2(X)
Population 65 years and over12,312100.0
With a disability6,15050.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over136,673100.0
Same house in 199574,53254.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199551,78737.9
Same county
44,30332.4
Different county
7,4845.5
Same state
3,9122.9
Different state
3,5722.6
Elsewhere in 199510,3547.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population149,222100.0
Native100,29867.2
Born in United States
88,17159.1
State of residence
69,22846.4
Different state
18,94312.7
Born outside United States
12,1278.1
Foreign born48,92432.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
23,19615.5
Naturalized citizen
17,26311.6
Not a citizen
31,66121.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)48,924100.0
Europe2,9816.1
Asia4,6929.6
Africa4620.9
Oceania80.0
Latin America40,70683.2
Northern America750.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over136,673100.0
English only60,02343.9
Language other than English76,65056.1
Speak English less than 'very well
40,89129.9
Spanish
66,05548.3
Speak English less than "very well"
35,80826.2
Other Indo-European languages
6,5564.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3,2512.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,3771.0
Speak English less than "very well"
7740.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population149,222100.0

Total ancestries reported

137,08191.9
Arab2,6341.8
Czech1740.0
Danish380.0
Dutch6750.5
English1,1060.7
French (except Basque)12770.2
French Canadian1480.0
German1,7181.2
Greek1480.1
Hungarian2240.2
Irish12,4221.6
Italian6,9554.7
Lithuanian1020.1
Norwegian880.1
Polish9430.6
Portuguese820.1
Russian3440.2
Scotch-Irish1360.1
Scottish2360.2
Slovak410.0
Subsaharan African1,9301.3
Swedish840.1
Swiss890.1
Ukrainian2260.2
United States or American4,7323.2
Welsh200.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5,4793.7
Other ancestries106,23071.2
(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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