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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Social Statistics

Rahway, New Jersey

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,691100.0
Nursery school, preschool5448.1
Kindergarten4036.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,01745.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,44421.6
College or graduate school1,28319.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,140100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2156.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,14711.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,66336.7
Some college, no degree3,62220.0
Associate degree1,1186.2
Bachelor's degree2,38513.1
Graduate or professional degree9905.5
Percent high school graduate or higher81.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,146100.0
Never married6,13829.0
Now married, except separated10,79251.0
Separated6323.0
Widowed1,8138.6
Female
1,4827.0
Divorced1,7718.4
Female
1,0795.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years928100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31133.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,171100.0
Civilian veterans2,61813.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,541100.0
With a disability3205.8
Population 21 to 64 years15,424100.0
With a disability2,83518.4
Percent employed
62.3(X)
No disability12,58981.6
Percent employed
77.7(X)
Population 65 years and over3,768100.0
With a disability1,44738.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,850100.0
Same house in 199515,53162.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,66234.9
Same county
5,13820.7
Different county
3,52414.2
Same state
2,4189.7
Different state
1,1064.5
Elsewhere in 19956572.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,500100.0
Native21,94782.8
Born in United States
21,44580.9
State of residence
15,87559.9
Different state
5,57021.0
Born outside United States
5021.9
Foreign born4,55317.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,6726.3
Naturalized citizen
2,2118.3
Not a citizen
2,3428.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,553100.0
Europe1,00922.2
Asia89219.6
Africa2786.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America2,33251.2
Northern America420.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,850100.0
English only18,63675.0
Language other than English6,21425.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2,73211.0
Spanish
3,31513.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5616.3
Other Indo-European languages
1,9627.9
Speak English less than "very well"
7603.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5792.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2461.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,500100.0

Total ancestries reported

29,428111.0
Arab1300.5
Czech11350.5
Danish1080.4
Dutch2531.0
English1,0063.8
French (except Basque)11760.7
French Canadian1800.3
German2,66310.0
Greek2160.8
Hungarian4491.7
Irish13,02811.4
Italian3,18712.0
Lithuanian1510.6
Norwegian980.4
Polish2,5079.5
Portuguese4991.9
Russian4451.7
Scotch-Irish1950.7
Scottish3121.2
Slovak3491.3
Subsaharan African4061.5
Swedish1380.5
Swiss150.1
Ukrainian3241.2
United States or American7812.9
Welsh670.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7412.8
Other ancestries10,96941.4
(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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