U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Colonia, NJ

Middlesex County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.591370     Longitude: -74.314261
Population 17,811 (2000)
Elevation of Colonia, New Jersey: 60 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3414380, place: Colonia CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 4,398 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 361 (8.21%)
Kindergarten: 272 (6.18%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,902 (43.25%)
High school (grades 9-12): 955 (21.71%)
College or graduate school: 908 (20.65%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 12,435 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 454 (3.65%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,222 (9.83%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 4,325 (34.78%)
Some college, no degree: 2,591 (20.84%)
Associate degree: 789 (6.34%)
Bachelor's degree: 2,064 (16.6%)
Graduate or professional degree: 990 (7.96%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 86.5%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 14,217 (100%)
Never married: 3,147 (22.14%)
Now married, except separated: 8,884 (62.49%)
Separated: 170 (1.2%)
Total Widowed: 1,165 (8.19%)
Widowed Female: 968 (6.81%)
Total Divorced: 851 (5.99%)
Divorced Female: 537 (3.78%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 350 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 103 (29.43%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 13,529 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,782 (13.17%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 3,543 (100%)
--With a disability: 155 (4.37%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 10,190 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,158 (11.36%)
----Percent employed: 58%
--No disability: 9,032 (88.64%)
----Percent employed: 80.7%
Population 65 years and over: 2,911 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,022 (35.11%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 16,644 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 12,215 (73.39%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,205 (25.26%)
--Same county: 2,050 (12.32%)
--Different county: 2,155 (12.95%)
----Same state: 1,556 (9.35%)
----Different state: 599 (3.6%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 224 (1.35%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 17,756 (100%)
Native: 15,061 (84.82%)
--Born in United States: 14,946 (100%)
----State of residence: 11,645 (65.58%)
----Different state: 3,301 (18.59%)
--Born outside United States: 115 (0.65%)
Foreign born: 2,695 (15.18%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 740 (4.17%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,873 (10.55%)
--Not a citizen: 822 (4.63%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 2,695 (100%)
Europe: 1,267 (47.01%)
Asia: 971 (36.03%)
Africa: 50 (1.86%)
Oceania: 5 (0.19%)
Latin America: 380 (14.1%)
Northern America: 22 (0.82%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 16,644 (100%)
English only: 12,915 (77.6%)
Language other than English: 3,729 (22.4%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,084 (6.51%)
--Spanish: 731 (4.39%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 146 (0.88%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 2,419 (14.53%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 848 (5.09%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 402 (2.42%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 83 (0.5%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 17,756 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 22,331% (125.77%)
Arab: 155 (0.87%)
Czech: 153 (0.86%)
Danish: 77 (0.43%)
Dutch: 92 (0.52%)
English: 697 (3.93%)
French (except Basque): 187 (1.05%)
French Canadian: 51 (0.29%)
German: 2,556 (14.4%)
Greek: 102 (0.57%)
Hungarian: 471 (2.65%)
Irish: 3,560 (20.05%)
Italian: 4,376 (24.65%)
Lithuanian: 157 (0.88%)
Norwegian: 198 (1.12%)
Polish: 2,612 (14.71%)
Portuguese: 689 (3.88%)
Russian: 544 (3.06%)
Scotch-Irish: 175 (0.99%)
Scottish: 212 (1.19%)
Slovak: 284 (1.6%)
Subsaharan African: 34 (0.19%)
Swedish: 110 (0.62%)
Swiss: 35 (0.2%)
Ukrainian: 425 (2.39%)
United States or American: 443 (2.49%)
Welsh: 78 (0.44%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 92 (0.52%)
Other ancestries: 3,766 (21.21%)

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