U.S. Beacon December 1, 2021

Ashland, NJ

New Jersey

Latitude: 39.874180     Longitude: -75.010607
Population 8,375 (2000)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3401990, place: Ashland CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,215 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 163 (7.36%)
Kindergarten: 87 (3.93%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 934 (42.17%)
High school (grades 9-12): 525 (23.7%)
College or graduate school: 506 (22.84%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,905 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 166 (2.81%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 354 (5.99%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,221 (20.68%)
Some college, no degree: 1,157 (19.59%)
Associate degree: 428 (7.25%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,612 (27.3%)
Graduate or professional degree: 967 (16.38%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 91.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 43.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 6,746 (100%)
Never married: 1,523 (22.58%)
Now married, except separated: 4,204 (62.32%)
Separated: 70 (1.04%)
Total Widowed: 539 (7.99%)
Widowed Female: 462 (6.85%)
Total Divorced: 410 (6.08%)
Divorced Female: 282 (4.18%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 141 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 13 (9.22%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 6,379 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 769 (12.06%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,744 (100%)
--With a disability: 103 (5.91%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 4,555 (100%)
--With a disability: 726 (15.94%)
----Percent employed: 77.5%
--No disability: 3,829 (84.06%)
----Percent employed: 79.6%
Population 65 years and over: 1,417 (100%)
--With a disability: 380 (26.82%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 7,901 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 5,445 (68.92%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,347 (29.71%)
--Same county: 1,408 (17.82%)
--Different county: 939 (11.88%)
----Same state: 444 (5.62%)
----Different state: 495 (6.27%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 109 (1.38%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 8,386 (100%)
Native: 7,497 (89.4%)
--Born in United States: 7,400 (100%)
----State of residence: 3,500 (41.74%)
----Different state: 3,900 (46.51%)
--Born outside United States: 97 (1.16%)
Foreign born: 889 (10.6%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 233 (2.78%)
--Naturalized citizen: 520 (6.2%)
--Not a citizen: 369 (4.4%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 889 (100%)
Europe: 291 (32.73%)
Asia: 464 (52.19%)
Africa: 18 (2.02%)
Oceania: 6 (0.67%)
Latin America: 104 (11.7%)
Northern America: 6 (0.67%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 7,901 (100%)
English only: 6,761 (85.57%)
Language other than English: 1,140 (14.43%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 427 (5.4%)
--Spanish: 199 (2.52%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 54 (0.68%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 498 (6.3%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 156 (1.97%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 413 (5.23%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 209 (2.65%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 8,386 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 9,384% (111.9%)
Arab: 37 (0.44%)
Czech: 34 (0.41%)
Danish: 69 (0.82%)
Dutch: 43 (0.51%)
English: 730 (8.7%)
French (except Basque): 96 (1.14%)
French Canadian: 6 (0.07%)
German: 1,295 (15.44%)
Greek: 66 (0.79%)
Hungarian: 169 (2.02%)
Irish: 1,584 (18.89%)
Italian: 1,337 (15.94%)
Lithuanian: 78 (0.93%)
Norwegian: 47 (0.56%)
Polish: 600 (7.15%)
Portuguese: 5 (0.06%)
Russian: 505 (6.02%)
Scotch-Irish: 92 (1.1%)
Scottish: 85 (1.01%)
Slovak: 7 (0.08%)
Subsaharan African: 33 (0.39%)
Swedish: 41 (0.49%)
Swiss: 21 (0.25%)
Ukrainian: 30 (0.36%)
United States or American: 524 (6.25%)
Welsh: 63 (0.75%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 1,787 (21.31%)

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