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Hudson county new jersey dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school157,624100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,7436.2
Kindergarten8,2515.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)64,47540.9
High school (grades 9-12)33,72421.4
College or graduate school41,43126.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over408,799100.0
Less than 9th grade55,22913.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma65,25416.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)109,54226.8
Some college, no degree61,31615.0
Associate degree14,1023.4
Bachelor's degree66,83516.3
Graduate or professional degree36,5218.9
Percent high school graduate or higher70.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over493,260100.0
Never married182,70537.0
Now married, except separated218,63444.3
Separated19,1713.9
Widowed34,9087.1
Female
28,6145.8
Divorced37,8427.7
Female
22,2844.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years17,305100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,59932.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over471,875100.0
Civilian veterans28,1336.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years121,953100.0
With a disability11,9559.8
Population 21 to 64 years375,760100.0
With a disability91,57624.4
Percent employed
54.1(X)
No disability284,18475.6
Percent employed
71.0(X)
Population 65 years and over67,497100.0
With a disability30,89745.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over571,095100.0
Same house in 1995307,24753.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995216,88738.0
Same county
142,14324.9
Different county
74,74413.1
Same state
28,2614.9
Different state
46,4838.1
Elsewhere in 199546,9618.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population608,975100.0
Native374,37861.5
Born in United States
347,24557.0
State of residence
247,82440.7
Different state
99,42116.3
Born outside United States
27,1334.5
Foreign born234,59738.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
102,58216.8
Naturalized citizen
97,37616.0
Not a citizen
137,22122.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)234,597100.0
Europe27,47911.7
Asia49,62721.2
Africa11,9615.1
Oceania2170.1
Latin America144,48561.6
Northern America8280.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over571,095100.0
English only250,45943.9
Language other than English320,63656.1
Speak English less than 'very well
159,07227.9
Spanish
214,94937.6
Speak English less than "very well"
115,73520.3
Other Indo-European languages
61,89110.8
Speak English less than "very well"
25,7024.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
29,3085.1
Speak English less than "very well"
11,7852.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population608,975100.0

Total ancestries reported

608,49899.9
Arab13,1462.2
Czech11,5640.3
Danish6890.1
Dutch2,0970.3
English9,0871.5
French (except Basque)13,8320.6
French Canadian18870.1
German25,6424.2
Greek3,0290.5
Hungarian2,2970.4
Irish149,8488.2
Italian60,74610.0
Lithuanian1,4340.2
Norwegian1,2100.2
Polish27,6734.5
Portuguese8,1521.3
Russian5,4280.9
Scotch-Irish2,4330.4
Scottish3,5150.6
Slovak1,6640.3
Subsaharan African6,9411.1
Swedish1,4720.2
Swiss5940.1
Ukrainian2,3970.4
United States or American13,9412.3
Welsh7850.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7,4411.2
Other ancestries350,55457.6
(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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