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Social Statistics

Union City, New jersey,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,120100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2767.0
Kindergarten1,1906.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,90543.6
High school (grades 9-12)4,45224.6
College or graduate school3,29718.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over42,677100.0
Less than 9th grade10,60824.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,84320.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,85325.4
Some college, no degree5,77813.5
Associate degree1,2803.0
Bachelor's degree3,0297.1
Graduate or professional degree2,2865.4
Percent high school graduate or higher54.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over52,838100.0
Never married18,01134.1
Now married, except separated23,58844.6
Separated3,1095.9
Widowed3,1956.0
Female
2,5484.8
Divorced4,9359.3
Female
2,8515.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,150100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren75034.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over50,122100.0
Civilian veterans1,5113.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,174100.0
With a disability1,76711.6
Population 21 to 64 years40,397100.0
With a disability12,45130.8
Percent employed
47.1(X)
No disability27,94669.2
Percent employed
63.7(X)
Population 65 years and over6,482100.0
With a disability3,10247.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over62,243100.0
Same house in 199531,78351.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199523,15137.2
Same county
17,68928.4
Different county
5,4628.8
Same state
1,7742.9
Different state
3,6885.9
Elsewhere in 19957,30911.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population67,088100.0
Native27,71041.3
Born in United States
23,43834.9
State of residence
16,94325.3
Different state
6,4959.7
Born outside United States
4,2726.4
Foreign born39,37858.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
17,67626.3
Naturalized citizen
14,46221.6
Not a citizen
24,91637.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)39,378100.0
Europe1,1472.9
Asia1,4363.6
Africa1790.5
Oceania70.0
Latin America36,58392.9
Northern America260.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over62,243100.0
English only8,62813.9
Language other than English53,61586.1
Speak English less than 'very well
32,88552.8
Spanish
50,20980.7
Speak English less than "very well"
31,52050.6
Other Indo-European languages
2,3133.7
Speak English less than "very well"
9111.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5840.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2540.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population67,088100.0

Total ancestries reported

64,09295.5
Arab3790.6
Czech1340.1
Danish780.1
Dutch820.1
English2510.4
French (except Basque)12480.4
French Canadian1820.1
German1,0811.6
Greek1650.2
Hungarian710.1
Irish11,3512.0
Italian2,9884.5
Lithuanian250.0
Norwegian620.1
Polish1770.3
Portuguese1120.2
Russian600.1
Scotch-Irish890.1
Scottish1490.2
Slovak300.0
Subsaharan African2060.3
Swedish450.1
Swiss770.1
Ukrainian170.0
United States or American1,6472.5
Welsh400.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2180.3
Other ancestries54,32881.0
(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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