U.S. Beacon December 1, 2021

Alpha, NJ

New Jersey

Latitude: 40.664003     Longitude: -75.159871
Population 2,455 (2005)
Elevation of Alpha, New Jersey: 299 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3401030, place: Alpha borough, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 569 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 37 (6.5%)
Kindergarten: 54 (9.49%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 293 (51.49%)
High school (grades 9-12): 123 (21.62%)
College or graduate school: 62 (10.9%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,729 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 108 (6.25%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 228 (13.19%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 808 (46.73%)
Some college, no degree: 308 (17.81%)
Associate degree: 72 (4.16%)
Bachelor's degree: 129 (7.46%)
Graduate or professional degree: 76 (4.4%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 80.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 1,968 (100%)
Never married: 456 (23.17%)
Now married, except separated: 1,117 (56.76%)
Separated: 55 (2.79%)
Total Widowed: 194 (9.86%)
Widowed Female: 154 (7.83%)
Total Divorced: 146 (7.42%)
Divorced Female: 62 (3.15%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 58 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 16 (27.59%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 1,875 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 263 (14.03%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 520 (100%)
--With a disability: 42 (8.08%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 1,381 (100%)
--With a disability: 220 (15.93%)
----Percent employed: 67.7%
--No disability: 1,161 (84.07%)
----Percent employed: 77.3%
Population 65 years and over: 431 (100%)
--With a disability: 172 (39.91%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 2,332 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 1,507 (64.62%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 796 (34.13%)
--Same county: 463 (19.85%)
--Different county: 333 (14.28%)
----Same state: 247 (10.59%)
----Different state: 86 (3.69%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 29 (1.24%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 2,482 (100%)
Native: 2,433 (98.03%)
--Born in United States: 2,394 (100%)
----State of residence: 1,668 (67.2%)
----Different state: 726 (29.25%)
--Born outside United States: 39 (1.57%)
Foreign born: 49 (1.97%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 8 (0.32%)
--Naturalized citizen: 41 (1.65%)
--Not a citizen: 8 (0.32%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 49 (100%)
Europe: 22 (44.9%)
Asia: 0 (0%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 21 (42.86%)
Northern America: 6 (12.24%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 2,332 (100%)
English only: 2,219 (95.15%)
Language other than English: 113 (4.85%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 13 (0.56%)
--Spanish: 66 (2.83%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3 (0.13%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 32 (1.37%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 4 (0.17%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 2,482 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 2,954% (119.02%)
Arab: 25 (1.01%)
Czech: 8 (0.32%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 154 (6.2%)
English: 128 (5.16%)
French (except Basque): 34 (1.37%)
French Canadian: 19 (0.77%)
German: 653 (26.31%)
Greek: 8 (0.32%)
Hungarian: 232 (9.35%)
Irish: 391 (15.75%)
Italian: 520 (20.95%)
Lithuanian: 13 (0.52%)
Norwegian: 8 (0.32%)
Polish: 198 (7.98%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 24 (0.97%)
Scotch-Irish: 21 (0.85%)
Scottish: 30 (1.21%)
Slovak: 23 (0.93%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 10 (0.4%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 28 (1.13%)
United States or American: 167 (6.73%)
Welsh: 20 (0.81%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 240 (9.67%)

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