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Gloucester county new jersey dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school73,630100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,0356.8
Kindergarten3,6545.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)32,09243.6
High school (grades 9-12)15,70021.3
College or graduate school17,14923.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over164,801100.0
Less than 9th grade6,3753.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma19,43111.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)60,82836.9
Some college, no degree30,98818.8
Associate degree11,0016.7
Bachelor's degree25,69515.6
Graduate or professional degree10,4836.4
Percent high school graduate or higher84.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over198,947100.0
Never married52,49926.4
Now married, except separated114,66657.6
Separated4,1462.1
Widowed12,8016.4
Female
10,3885.2
Divorced14,8357.5
Female
8,8654.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,131100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,77334.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over187,571100.0
Civilian veterans24,55113.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years61,343100.0
With a disability4,5687.4
Population 21 to 64 years146,756100.0
With a disability23,12815.8
Percent employed
61.4(X)
No disability123,62884.2
Percent employed
80.0(X)
Population 65 years and over28,535100.0
With a disability11,68941.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over238,232100.0
Same house in 1995155,88765.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199580,89134.0
Same county
41,50617.4
Different county
39,38516.5
Same state
23,3139.8
Different state
16,0726.7
Elsewhere in 19951,4540.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population254,673100.0
Native246,10796.6
Born in United States
244,00995.8
State of residence
144,54256.8
Different state
99,46739.1
Born outside United States
2,0980.8
Foreign born8,5663.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,0440.8
Naturalized citizen
5,3212.1
Not a citizen
3,2451.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)8,566100.0
Europe3,25238.0
Asia3,27038.2
Africa2783.2
Oceania280.3
Latin America1,47917.3
Northern America2593.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over238,232100.0
English only222,85893.5
Language other than English15,3746.5
Speak English less than 'very well
4,9232.1
Spanish
5,3242.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7970.8
Other Indo-European languages
7,1883.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0420.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,3821.0
Speak English less than "very well"
9320.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population254,673100.0

Total ancestries reported

319,060125.3
Arab6160.2
Czech18110.3
Danish5640.2
Dutch3,4041.3
English29,23011.5
French (except Basque)15,7932.3
French Canadian19470.4
German58,27422.9
Greek1,4120.6
Hungarian1,7960.7
Irish168,62626.9
Italian62,09524.4
Lithuanian1,4450.6
Norwegian1,2060.5
Polish16,7946.6
Portuguese4770.2
Russian2,5531.0
Scotch-Irish3,2721.3
Scottish3,7321.5
Slovak7280.3
Subsaharan African9590.4
Swedish2,2440.9
Swiss5040.2
Ukrainian1,7480.7
United States or American7,5383.0
Welsh2,5471.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4830.2
Other ancestries39,26215.4
(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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