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Social Statistics

Middlesex county new jersey dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school200,431100.0
Nursery school, preschool14,8237.4
Kindergarten10,7095.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)80,69940.3
High school (grades 9-12)39,32319.6
College or graduate school54,87727.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over501,552100.0
Less than 9th grade31,0156.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma47,4499.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)145,65729.0
Some college, no degree84,86516.9
Associate degree27,0335.4
Bachelor's degree102,75020.5
Graduate or professional degree62,78312.5
Percent high school graduate or higher84.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher33.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over600,775100.0
Never married167,49027.9
Now married, except separated341,44656.8
Separated10,8821.8
Widowed39,2166.5
Female
32,3745.4
Divorced41,7416.9
Female
25,2314.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years16,590100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,10524.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over573,063100.0
Civilian veterans55,5359.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years158,077100.0
With a disability10,7506.8
Population 21 to 64 years446,372100.0
With a disability67,54715.1
Percent employed
61.3(X)
No disability378,82584.9
Percent employed
78.4(X)
Population 65 years and over89,321100.0
With a disability34,08538.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over701,409100.0
Same house in 1995403,41857.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995252,87936.1
Same county
132,48218.9
Different county
120,39717.2
Same state
70,96610.1
Different state
49,4317.0
Elsewhere in 199545,1126.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population750,162100.0
Native568,40175.8
Born in United States
551,09773.5
State of residence
377,79050.4
Different state
173,30723.1
Born outside United States
17,3042.3
Foreign born181,76124.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
86,98911.6
Naturalized citizen
77,92110.4
Not a citizen
103,84013.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)181,761100.0
Europe34,13618.8
Asia82,37445.3
Africa10,2565.6
Oceania2560.1
Latin America53,27629.3
Northern America1,4630.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over701,409100.0
English only467,47066.6
Language other than English233,93933.4
Speak English less than 'very well
94,18813.4
Spanish
85,40312.2
Speak English less than "very well"
42,2566.0
Other Indo-European languages
85,05012.1
Speak English less than "very well"
29,2604.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
48,2886.9
Speak English less than "very well"
18,1842.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population750,162100.0

Total ancestries reported

865,055115.3
Arab9,0381.2
Czech14,7400.6
Danish3,4780.5
Dutch6,1600.8
English29,9154.0
French (except Basque)18,6901.2
French Canadian12,4480.3
German76,63310.2
Greek5,3320.7
Hungarian24,6673.3
Irish1103,29613.8
Italian120,40216.1
Lithuanian3,3280.4
Norwegian4,1750.6
Polish73,8039.8
Portuguese7,1481.0
Russian24,2493.2
Scotch-Irish5,0320.7
Scottish6,9170.9
Slovak8,1471.1
Subsaharan African8,7241.2
Swedish4,0670.5
Swiss9590.1
Ukrainian9,7591.3
United States or American19,0722.5
Welsh2,4820.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8,6541.2
Other ancestries283,74037.8
(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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