U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Fairfield, NJ

Essex County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.879049     Longitude: -74.293781
Population 7,063 (2000)
Elevation of Fairfield, New Jersey: 180 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3422380, place: Fairfield CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,652 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 157 (9.5%)
Kindergarten: 59 (3.57%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 696 (42.13%)
High school (grades 9-12): 326 (19.73%)
College or graduate school: 414 (25.06%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,028 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 245 (4.87%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 412 (8.19%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,650 (32.82%)
Some college, no degree: 791 (15.73%)
Associate degree: 182 (3.62%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,164 (23.15%)
Graduate or professional degree: 584 (11.61%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 86.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 5,787 (100%)
Never married: 1,270 (21.95%)
Now married, except separated: 3,801 (65.68%)
Separated: 98 (1.69%)
Total Widowed: 420 (7.26%)
Widowed Female: 335 (5.79%)
Total Divorced: 198 (3.42%)
Divorced Female: 116 (2%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 176 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 0 (0%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 5,556 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 678 (12.2%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,326 (100%)
--With a disability: 96 (7.24%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 4,278 (100%)
--With a disability: 472 (11.03%)
----Percent employed: 68%
--No disability: 3,806 (88.97%)
----Percent employed: 79%
Population 65 years and over: 976 (100%)
--With a disability: 295 (30.23%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 6,668 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 4,634 (69.5%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,005 (30.07%)
--Same county: 897 (13.45%)
--Different county: 1,108 (16.62%)
----Same state: 937 (14.05%)
----Different state: 171 (2.56%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 29 (0.43%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 7,063 (100%)
Native: 6,174 (87.41%)
--Born in United States: 6,104 (100%)
----State of residence: 5,125 (72.56%)
----Different state: 979 (13.86%)
--Born outside United States: 70 (0.99%)
Foreign born: 889 (12.59%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 69 (0.98%)
--Naturalized citizen: 690 (9.77%)
--Not a citizen: 199 (2.82%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 889 (100%)
Europe: 541 (60.85%)
Asia: 157 (17.66%)
Africa: 10 (1.12%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 132 (14.85%)
Northern America: 49 (5.51%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 6,668 (100%)
English only: 5,382 (80.71%)
Language other than English: 1,286 (19.29%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 395 (5.92%)
--Spanish: 275 (4.12%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 90 (1.35%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 829 (12.43%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 249 (3.73%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 79 (1.18%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 42 (0.63%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 7,063 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 8,689% (123.02%)
Arab: 109 (1.54%)
Czech: 125 (1.77%)
Danish: 15 (0.21%)
Dutch: 168 (2.38%)
English: 262 (3.71%)
French (except Basque): 64 (0.91%)
French Canadian: 90 (1.27%)
German: 977 (13.83%)
Greek: 149 (2.11%)
Hungarian: 87 (1.23%)
Irish: 1,017 (14.4%)
Italian: 3,235 (45.8%)
Lithuanian: 6 (0.08%)
Norwegian: 110 (1.56%)
Polish: 515 (7.29%)
Portuguese: 30 (0.42%)
Russian: 119 (1.68%)
Scotch-Irish: 58 (0.82%)
Scottish: 67 (0.95%)
Slovak: 96 (1.36%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 46 (0.65%)
Swiss: 8 (0.11%)
Ukrainian: 116 (1.64%)
United States or American: 221 (3.13%)
Welsh: 21 (0.3%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 978 (13.85%)

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