U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Carteret, NJ

Middlesex County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.582504     Longitude: -74.229976
Population 21,460 (2005)
Elevation of Carteret, New Jersey: 16 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3410750, place: Carteret borough, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 5,505 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 341 (6.19%)
Kindergarten: 337 (6.12%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,512 (45.63%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,185 (21.53%)
College or graduate school: 1,130 (20.53%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 13,745 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,284 (9.34%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 2,160 (15.71%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 5,648 (41.09%)
Some college, no degree: 2,222 (16.17%)
Associate degree: 670 (4.87%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,259 (9.16%)
Graduate or professional degree: 502 (3.65%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 74.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 16,348 (100%)
Never married: 4,623 (28.28%)
Now married, except separated: 8,527 (52.16%)
Separated: 463 (2.83%)
Total Widowed: 1,441 (8.81%)
Widowed Female: 1,210 (7.4%)
Total Divorced: 1,294 (7.92%)
Divorced Female: 677 (4.14%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 602 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 206 (34.22%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 15,526 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,634 (10.52%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 4,664 (100%)
--With a disability: 332 (7.12%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 11,678 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,256 (19.32%)
----Percent employed: 56.6%
--No disability: 9,422 (80.68%)
----Percent employed: 73.8%
Population 65 years and over: 2,999 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,283 (42.78%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 19,414 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 12,179 (62.73%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 6,337 (32.64%)
--Same county: 3,727 (19.2%)
--Different county: 2,610 (13.44%)
----Same state: 1,808 (9.31%)
----Different state: 802 (4.13%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 898 (4.63%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 20,709 (100%)
Native: 15,866 (76.61%)
--Born in United States: 15,087 (100%)
----State of residence: 12,144 (58.64%)
----Different state: 2,943 (14.21%)
--Born outside United States: 779 (3.76%)
Foreign born: 4,843 (23.39%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,963 (9.48%)
--Naturalized citizen: 2,226 (10.75%)
--Not a citizen: 2,617 (12.64%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 4,843 (100%)
Europe: 1,272 (26.26%)
Asia: 1,364 (28.16%)
Africa: 147 (3.04%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 2,050 (42.33%)
Northern America: 10 (0.21%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 19,414 (100%)
English only: 11,988 (61.75%)
Language other than English: 7,426 (38.25%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3,486 (17.96%)
--Spanish: 4,007 (20.64%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,848 (9.52%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 2,739 (14.11%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,338 (6.89%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 386 (1.99%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 193 (0.99%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 20,709 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 23,014% (111.13%)
Arab: 120 (0.58%)
Czech: 148 (0.71%)
Danish: 48 (0.23%)
Dutch: 84 (0.41%)
English: 365 (1.76%)
French (except Basque): 185 (0.89%)
French Canadian: 31 (0.15%)
German: 1,482 (7.16%)
Greek: 66 (0.32%)
Hungarian: 958 (4.63%)
Irish: 2,665 (12.87%)
Italian: 2,955 (14.27%)
Lithuanian: 78 (0.38%)
Norwegian: 36 (0.17%)
Polish: 2,546 (12.29%)
Portuguese: 270 (1.3%)
Russian: 318 (1.54%)
Scotch-Irish: 143 (0.69%)
Scottish: 61 (0.29%)
Slovak: 635 (3.07%)
Subsaharan African: 107 (0.52%)
Swedish: 47 (0.23%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 764 (3.69%)
United States or American: 496 (2.4%)
Welsh: 36 (0.17%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 311 (1.5%)
Other ancestries: 8,059 (38.92%)

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