U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Fords, NJ

Middlesex County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.537071     Longitude: -74.314019
Population 15,032 (2000)
Elevation of Fords, New Jersey: 116 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3424030, place: Fords CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,530 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 261 (7.39%)
Kindergarten: 240 (6.8%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,496 (42.38%)
High school (grades 9-12): 756 (21.42%)
College or graduate school: 777 (22.01%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 10,687 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 498 (4.66%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 970 (9.08%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 3,826 (35.8%)
Some college, no degree: 1,818 (17.01%)
Associate degree: 561 (5.25%)
Bachelor's degree: 2,029 (18.99%)
Graduate or professional degree: 985 (9.22%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 86.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 12,222 (100%)
Never married: 2,943 (24.08%)
Now married, except separated: 7,156 (58.55%)
Separated: 176 (1.44%)
Total Widowed: 995 (8.14%)
Widowed Female: 793 (6.49%)
Total Divorced: 952 (7.79%)
Divorced Female: 548 (4.48%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 408 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 84 (20.59%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 11,706 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,295 (11.06%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,902 (100%)
--With a disability: 198 (6.82%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 8,896 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,389 (15.61%)
----Percent employed: 58.6%
--No disability: 7,507 (84.39%)
----Percent employed: 79%
Population 65 years and over: 2,372 (100%)
--With a disability: 832 (35.08%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 14,180 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 9,054 (63.85%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,420 (31.17%)
--Same county: 2,328 (16.42%)
--Different county: 2,092 (14.75%)
----Same state: 1,340 (9.45%)
----Different state: 752 (5.3%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 706 (4.98%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 15,136 (100%)
Native: 11,814 (78.05%)
--Born in United States: 11,577 (100%)
----State of residence: 8,608 (56.87%)
----Different state: 2,969 (19.62%)
--Born outside United States: 237 (1.57%)
Foreign born: 3,322 (21.95%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,400 (9.25%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,692 (11.18%)
--Not a citizen: 1,630 (10.77%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 3,322 (100%)
Europe: 631 (18.99%)
Asia: 1,942 (58.46%)
Africa: 188 (5.66%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 547 (16.47%)
Northern America: 14 (0.42%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 14,180 (100%)
English only: 9,809 (69.17%)
Language other than English: 4,371 (30.83%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,436 (10.13%)
--Spanish: 1,136 (8.01%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 295 (2.08%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 1,597 (11.26%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 542 (3.82%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 1,264 (8.91%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 470 (3.31%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 15,136 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 18,640% (123.15%)
Arab: 161 (1.06%)
Czech: 159 (1.05%)
Danish: 152 (1%)
Dutch: 174 (1.15%)
English: 585 (3.86%)
French (except Basque): 160 (1.06%)
French Canadian: 30 (0.2%)
German: 1,773 (11.71%)
Greek: 122 (0.81%)
Hungarian: 934 (6.17%)
Irish: 2,739 (18.1%)
Italian: 2,705 (17.87%)
Lithuanian: 104 (0.69%)
Norwegian: 34 (0.22%)
Polish: 1,863 (12.31%)
Portuguese: 147 (0.97%)
Russian: 342 (2.26%)
Scotch-Irish: 185 (1.22%)
Scottish: 99 (0.65%)
Slovak: 318 (2.1%)
Subsaharan African: 205 (1.35%)
Swedish: 101 (0.67%)
Swiss: 22 (0.15%)
Ukrainian: 221 (1.46%)
United States or American: 323 (2.13%)
Welsh: 57 (0.38%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 142 (0.94%)
Other ancestries: 4,783 (31.6%)

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