U.S. Beacon December 5, 2021

Absecon, NJ

Atlantic County, New Jersey

Latitude: 39.430416     Longitude: -74.503911
Population 7,989 (2005)
Elevation of Absecon, New Jersey: 25 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3400100, place: Absecon city, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,831 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 111 (6.06%)
Kindergarten: 86 (4.7%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 840 (45.88%)
High school (grades 9-12): 366 (19.99%)
College or graduate school: 428 (23.38%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,357 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 169 (3.15%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 581 (10.85%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,843 (34.4%)
Some college, no degree: 1,282 (23.93%)
Associate degree: 282 (5.26%)
Bachelor's degree: 811 (15.14%)
Graduate or professional degree: 389 (7.26%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 86%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 6,242 (100%)
Never married: 1,573 (25.2%)
Now married, except separated: 3,375 (54.07%)
Separated: 111 (1.78%)
Total Widowed: 427 (6.84%)
Widowed Female: 345 (5.53%)
Total Divorced: 756 (12.11%)
Divorced Female: 455 (7.29%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 234 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 88 (37.61%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 5,927 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 917 (15.47%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,500 (100%)
--With a disability: 62 (4.13%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 4,496 (100%)
--With a disability: 797 (17.73%)
----Percent employed: 67.9%
--No disability: 3,699 (82.27%)
----Percent employed: 77.4%
Population 65 years and over: 1,067 (100%)
--With a disability: 461 (43.21%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 7,238 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 5,150 (71.15%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 1,970 (27.22%)
--Same county: 1,541 (21.29%)
--Different county: 429 (5.93%)
----Same state: 290 (4.01%)
----Different state: 139 (1.92%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 118 (1.63%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 7,693 (100%)
Native: 6,894 (89.61%)
--Born in United States: 6,817 (100%)
----State of residence: 5,012 (65.15%)
----Different state: 1,805 (23.46%)
--Born outside United States: 77 (1%)
Foreign born: 799 (10.39%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 387 (5.03%)
--Naturalized citizen: 285 (3.7%)
--Not a citizen: 514 (6.68%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 799 (100%)
Europe: 167 (20.9%)
Asia: 504 (63.08%)
Africa: 8 (1%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 120 (15.02%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 7,238 (100%)
English only: 6,188 (85.49%)
Language other than English: 1,050 (14.51%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 551 (7.61%)
--Spanish: 312 (4.31%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 196 (2.71%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 505 (6.98%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 249 (3.44%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 229 (3.16%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 106 (1.46%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 7,693 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 8,905% (115.75%)
Arab: 8 (0.1%)
Czech: 8 (0.1%)
Danish: 7 (0.09%)
Dutch: 124 (1.61%)
English: 983 (12.78%)
French (except Basque): 151 (1.96%)
French Canadian: 64 (0.83%)
German: 1,285 (16.7%)
Greek: 90 (1.17%)
Hungarian: 15 (0.19%)
Irish: 2,156 (28.03%)
Italian: 1,650 (21.45%)
Lithuanian: 56 (0.73%)
Norwegian: 16 (0.21%)
Polish: 229 (2.98%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 42 (0.55%)
Scotch-Irish: 100 (1.3%)
Scottish: 119 (1.55%)
Slovak: 5 (0.06%)
Subsaharan African: 16 (0.21%)
Swedish: 92 (1.2%)
Swiss: 16 (0.21%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 302 (3.93%)
Welsh: 41 (0.53%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 9 (0.12%)
Other ancestries: 1,321 (17.17%)

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