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Social Statistics

Ocean county new jersey dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school118,859100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,6808.1
Kindergarten6,9735.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)56,01047.1
High school (grades 9-12)25,70621.6
College or graduate school20,49017.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over358,354100.0
Less than 9th grade16,2924.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma44,60712.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)135,00937.7
Some college, no degree73,03820.4
Associate degree19,5735.5
Bachelor's degree48,04413.4
Graduate or professional degree21,7916.1
Percent high school graduate or higher83.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over410,385100.0
Never married86,08921.0
Now married, except separated242,18059.0
Separated6,2861.5
Widowed44,12010.8
Female
35,7758.7
Divorced31,7107.7
Female
19,1004.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,825100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,61233.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over391,354100.0
Civilian veterans63,76516.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years100,886100.0
With a disability7,2987.2
Population 21 to 64 years262,980100.0
With a disability46,26817.6
Percent employed
58.8(X)
No disability216,71282.4
Percent employed
76.1(X)
Population 65 years and over108,500100.0
With a disability41,44438.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over478,826100.0
Same house in 1995289,13660.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995184,04138.4
Same county
94,24719.7
Different county
89,79418.8
Same state
62,00412.9
Different state
27,7905.8
Elsewhere in 19955,6491.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population510,916100.0
Native477,76493.5
Born in United States
470,26892.0
State of residence
334,90765.6
Different state
135,36126.5
Born outside United States
7,4961.5
Foreign born33,1526.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,7121.9
Naturalized citizen
20,2934.0
Not a citizen
12,8592.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)33,152100.0
Europe16,47749.7
Asia6,17718.6
Africa7842.4
Oceania610.2
Latin America8,91726.9
Northern America7362.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over478,826100.0
English only426,43289.1
Language other than English52,39410.9
Speak English less than 'very well
18,2183.8
Spanish
20,0584.2
Speak English less than "very well"
8,8821.9
Other Indo-European languages
25,0295.2
Speak English less than "very well"
7,1931.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,0630.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4530.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population510,916100.0

Total ancestries reported

626,868122.7
Arab1,9340.4
Czech13,7640.7
Danish2,2150.4
Dutch9,8241.9
English43,5298.5
French (except Basque)111,2112.2
French Canadian12,8270.6
German95,39718.7
Greek3,8110.7
Hungarian9,9521.9
Irish1120,42923.6
Italian129,04425.3
Lithuanian3,6350.7
Norwegian5,2011.0
Polish44,9768.8
Portuguese2,4300.5
Russian8,7401.7
Scotch-Irish7,1701.4
Scottish10,3432.0
Slovak3,2390.6
Subsaharan African1,0370.2
Swedish5,2551.0
Swiss1,5570.3
Ukrainian5,1761.0
United States or American17,6643.5
Welsh2,9390.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,3320.3
Other ancestries72,23714.1
(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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