U.S. Beacon December 10, 2018

Cranford, NJ

Union County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.656302     Longitude: -74.303716
Population 22,578 (2000)
Elevation of Cranford, New Jersey: 81 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3415670, place: Cranford CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 5,430 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 545 (10.04%)
Kindergarten: 286 (5.27%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,422 (44.6%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,071 (19.72%)
College or graduate school: 1,106 (20.37%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 16,204 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 462 (2.85%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 914 (5.64%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 4,355 (26.88%)
Some college, no degree: 2,571 (15.87%)
Associate degree: 939 (5.79%)
Bachelor's degree: 4,368 (26.96%)
Graduate or professional degree: 2,595 (16.01%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 91.5%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 43%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 18,181 (100%)
Never married: 4,016 (22.09%)
Now married, except separated: 11,548 (63.52%)
Separated: 177 (0.97%)
Total Widowed: 1,446 (7.95%)
Widowed Female: 1,174 (6.46%)
Total Divorced: 994 (5.47%)
Divorced Female: 632 (3.48%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 307 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 81 (26.38%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 17,371 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,181 (12.56%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 4,146 (100%)
--With a disability: 180 (4.34%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 12,908 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,353 (10.48%)
----Percent employed: 72.1%
--No disability: 11,555 (89.52%)
----Percent employed: 84.1%
Population 65 years and over: 3,717 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,240 (33.36%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 21,100 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 14,792 (70.1%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 6,041 (28.63%)
--Same county: 3,658 (17.34%)
--Different county: 2,383 (11.29%)
----Same state: 1,378 (6.53%)
----Different state: 1,005 (4.76%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 267 (1.27%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 22,578 (100%)
Native: 20,613 (91.3%)
--Born in United States: 20,468 (100%)
----State of residence: 15,301 (67.77%)
----Different state: 5,167 (22.89%)
--Born outside United States: 145 (0.64%)
Foreign born: 1,965 (8.7%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 440 (1.95%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,310 (5.8%)
--Not a citizen: 655 (2.9%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,965 (100%)
Europe: 1,078 (54.86%)
Asia: 373 (18.98%)
Africa: 30 (1.53%)
Oceania: 18 (0.92%)
Latin America: 408 (20.76%)
Northern America: 58 (2.95%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 21,100 (100%)
English only: 18,458 (87.48%)
Language other than English: 2,642 (12.52%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 700 (3.32%)
--Spanish: 633 (3%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 190 (0.9%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 1,567 (7.43%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 378 (1.79%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 292 (1.38%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 111 (0.53%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 22,578 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 29,096% (128.87%)
Arab: 186 (0.82%)
Czech: 232 (1.03%)
Danish: 229 (1.01%)
Dutch: 254 (1.12%)
English: 1,616 (7.16%)
French (except Basque): 318 (1.41%)
French Canadian: 145 (0.64%)
German: 4,097 (18.15%)
Greek: 162 (0.72%)
Hungarian: 468 (2.07%)
Irish: 5,549 (24.58%)
Italian: 5,742 (25.43%)
Lithuanian: 406 (1.8%)
Norwegian: 110 (0.49%)
Polish: 2,705 (11.98%)
Portuguese: 326 (1.44%)
Russian: 750 (3.32%)
Scotch-Irish: 269 (1.19%)
Scottish: 545 (2.41%)
Slovak: 223 (0.99%)
Subsaharan African: 30 (0.13%)
Swedish: 260 (1.15%)
Swiss: 84 (0.37%)
Ukrainian: 412 (1.82%)
United States or American: 662 (2.93%)
Welsh: 183 (0.81%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 42 (0.19%)
Other ancestries: 3,091 (13.69%)

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