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Social Statistics for Salem County, New Jersey

Salem county new jersey dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,618100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1436.9
Kindergarten9075.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,03248.3
High school (grades 9-12)4,10024.7
College or graduate school2,43614.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over42,789100.0
Less than 9th grade3,0177.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,77713.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)16,78439.2
Some college, no degree7,80518.2
Associate degree2,8946.8
Bachelor's degree4,80811.2
Graduate or professional degree1,7044.0
Percent high school graduate or higher79.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over50,869100.0
Never married13,10325.8
Now married, except separated27,91154.9
Separated1,3492.7
Widowed4,2748.4
Female
3,4356.8
Divorced4,2328.3
Female
2,2304.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,502100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren67244.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over47,802100.0
Civilian veterans7,02014.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,833100.0
With a disability1,1978.1
Population 21 to 64 years35,961100.0
With a disability6,94519.3
Percent employed
57.1(X)
No disability29,01680.7
Percent employed
78.0(X)
Population 65 years and over8,758100.0
With a disability3,89044.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over60,428100.0
Same house in 199540,61867.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,18531.7
Same county
11,78219.5
Different county
7,40312.3
Same state
4,6687.7
Different state
2,7354.5
Elsewhere in 19956251.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population64,285100.0
Native62,66597.5
Born in United States
61,72096.0
State of residence
41,60864.7
Different state
20,11231.3
Born outside United States
9451.5
Foreign born1,6202.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6321.0
Naturalized citizen
8901.4
Not a citizen
7301.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,620100.0
Europe57735.6
Asia36222.3
Africa835.1
Oceania120.7
Latin America51531.8
Northern America714.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over60,428100.0
English only56,60393.7
Language other than English3,8256.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1,5982.6
Spanish
2,1533.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0191.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,2822.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3770.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2710.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1440.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population64,285100.0

Total ancestries reported

71,178110.7
Arab680.1
Czech11930.3
Danish1320.2
Dutch1,3922.2
English8,96113.9
French (except Basque)11,3502.1
French Canadian13450.5
German12,85320.0
Greek3210.5
Hungarian3730.6
Irish111,00217.1
Italian7,85512.2
Lithuanian2420.4
Norwegian2640.4
Polish2,6144.1
Portuguese1300.2
Russian4210.7
Scotch-Irish6661.0
Scottish1,2061.9
Slovak780.1
Subsaharan African4100.6
Swedish9571.5
Swiss840.1
Ukrainian5130.8
United States or American3,9446.1
Welsh9601.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2390.4
Other ancestries13,60521.2
(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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