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Social Statistics

Bergen county new jersey dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school220,538100.0
Nursery school, preschool19,6068.9
Kindergarten11,9195.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)93,64942.5
High school (grades 9-12)44,62420.2
College or graduate school50,74023.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over623,469100.0
Less than 9th grade34,0695.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma49,5517.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)163,52526.2
Some college, no degree106,03517.0
Associate degree31,9085.1
Bachelor's degree149,79824.0
Graduate or professional degree88,58314.2
Percent high school graduate or higher86.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher38.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over713,076100.0
Never married179,70225.2
Now married, except separated416,67258.4
Separated12,1121.7
Widowed55,8687.8
Female
45,9896.4
Divorced48,7226.8
Female
30,2994.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years16,403100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,26919.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over681,586100.0
Civilian veterans66,9869.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years172,095100.0
With a disability10,0465.8
Population 21 to 64 years521,803100.0
With a disability74,39814.3
Percent employed
66.3(X)
No disability447,40585.7
Percent employed
77.6(X)
Population 65 years and over129,400100.0
With a disability45,07234.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over829,455100.0
Same house in 1995520,50462.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995269,20532.5
Same county
159,95519.3
Different county
109,25013.2
Same state
47,7275.8
Different state
61,5237.4
Elsewhere in 199539,7464.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population884,118100.0
Native661,81774.9
Born in United States
651,30473.7
State of residence
396,12444.8
Different state
255,18028.9
Born outside United States
10,5131.2
Foreign born222,30125.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
83,4569.4
Naturalized citizen
112,88212.8
Not a citizen
109,41912.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)222,301100.0
Europe67,83730.5
Asia88,01739.6
Africa4,8742.2
Oceania3190.1
Latin America58,90426.5
Northern America2,3501.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over829,455100.0
English only560,34367.6
Language other than English269,11232.4
Speak English less than 'very well
114,20413.8
Spanish
79,9599.6
Speak English less than "very well"
34,6404.2
Other Indo-European languages
103,32912.5
Speak English less than "very well"
38,4894.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
70,4218.5
Speak English less than "very well"
36,9024.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population884,118100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,027,440116.2
Arab11,9251.3
Czech16,0840.7
Danish1,7740.2
Dutch15,6051.8
English38,7694.4
French (except Basque)112,3011.4
French Canadian12,6490.3
German98,92911.2
Greek13,2471.5
Hungarian10,5181.2
Irish1133,49215.1
Italian194,61422.0
Lithuanian3,4130.4
Norwegian4,9330.6
Polish65,2327.4
Portuguese4,0920.5
Russian31,6683.6
Scotch-Irish6,2930.7
Scottish9,0141.0
Slovak3,8020.4
Subsaharan African3,9510.4
Swedish5,7060.6
Swiss3,4600.4
Ukrainian7,6340.9
United States or American30,1743.4
Welsh2,1440.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)10,1221.1
Other ancestries295,89533.5
(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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