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Social Statistics for Atlantic County, New Jersey

Atlantic county new jersey dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school66,098100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,5406.9
Kindergarten3,8095.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)31,01646.9
High school (grades 9-12)14,07421.3
College or graduate school12,65919.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over168,546100.0
Less than 9th grade11,0166.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma25,79315.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)58,36934.6
Some college, no degree32,66819.4
Associate degree9,1915.5
Bachelor's degree21,65512.8
Graduate or professional degree9,8545.8
Percent high school graduate or higher78.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over198,321100.0
Never married56,59528.5
Now married, except separated99,82250.3
Separated5,8883.0
Widowed15,9418.0
Female
12,6446.4
Divorced20,07510.1
Female
11,6165.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,270100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,68142.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over188,338100.0
Civilian veterans23,22812.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years56,844100.0
With a disability4,0797.2
Population 21 to 64 years144,016100.0
With a disability31,37421.8
Percent employed
60.3(X)
No disability112,64278.2
Percent employed
76.4(X)
Population 65 years and over32,690100.0
With a disability13,24540.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over236,405100.0
Same house in 1995136,24157.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199592,13439.0
Same county
63,62326.9
Different county
28,51112.1
Same state
14,5636.2
Different state
13,9485.9
Elsewhere in 19958,0303.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population252,552100.0
Native222,75788.2
Born in United States
214,90985.1
State of residence
142,33256.4
Different state
72,57728.7
Born outside United States
7,8483.1
Foreign born29,79511.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
15,5316.1
Naturalized citizen
12,8265.1
Not a citizen
16,9696.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)29,795100.0
Europe5,22417.5
Asia10,98136.9
Africa1,1083.7
Oceania530.2
Latin America12,03540.4
Northern America3941.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over236,405100.0
English only188,37679.7
Language other than English48,02920.3
Speak English less than 'very well
22,4759.5
Spanish
26,04711.0
Speak English less than "very well"
12,5595.3
Other Indo-European languages
13,4675.7
Speak English less than "very well"
5,2382.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7,0693.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4,1931.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population252,552100.0

Total ancestries reported

282,036111.7
Arab1,0210.4
Czech15250.2
Danish4660.2
Dutch2,8761.1
English19,3427.7
French (except Basque)14,4051.7
French Canadian18430.3
German34,93313.8
Greek1,7590.7
Hungarian1,7830.7
Irish143,65717.3
Italian46,32318.3
Lithuanian1,0040.4
Norwegian1,0870.4
Polish9,7283.9
Portuguese2050.1
Russian4,3831.7
Scotch-Irish2,5041.0
Scottish2,9031.1
Slovak3850.2
Subsaharan African2,1470.9
Swedish1,4660.6
Swiss3880.2
Ukrainian1,4660.6
United States or American8,1553.2
Welsh1,5130.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,2450.9
Other ancestries84,52433.5
(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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