U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Fort Dix, NJ

New Jersey

Latitude: 40.012869     Longitude: -74.625104
Population 7,464 (2000)
Elevation of Fort Dix, New Jersey: 130 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3424300, place: Fort Dix CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,709 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 115 (6.73%)
Kindergarten: 34 (1.99%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 548 (32.07%)
High school (grades 9-12): 399 (23.35%)
College or graduate school: 613 (35.87%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,857 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 411 (7.02%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,243 (21.22%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,120 (36.2%)
Some college, no degree: 1,240 (21.17%)
Associate degree: 274 (4.68%)
Bachelor's degree: 477 (8.14%)
Graduate or professional degree: 92 (1.57%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 71.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 6,487 (100%)
Never married: 1,184 (18.25%)
Now married, except separated: 4,785 (73.76%)
Separated: 219 (3.38%)
Total Widowed: 47 (0.72%)
Widowed Female: 13 (0.2%)
Total Divorced: 252 (3.88%)
Divorced Female: 17 (0.26%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 3 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 0 (0%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 5,731 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 719 (12.55%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 702 (100%)
--With a disability: 48 (6.84%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 817 (100%)
--With a disability: 101 (12.36%)
----Percent employed: 57.4%
--No disability: 716 (87.64%)
----Percent employed: 66.6%
Population 65 years and over: 28 (100%)
--With a disability: 20 (71.43%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 7,102 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 2,211 (31.13%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,617 (65.01%)
--Same county: 226 (3.18%)
--Different county: 4,391 (61.83%)
----Same state: 2,015 (28.37%)
----Different state: 2,376 (33.46%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 274 (3.86%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 7,443 (100%)
Native: 7,193 (96.64%)
--Born in United States: 6,957 (100%)
----State of residence: 4,629 (62.19%)
----Different state: 2,328 (31.28%)
--Born outside United States: 236 (3.17%)
Foreign born: 250 (3.36%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 130 (1.75%)
--Naturalized citizen: 100 (1.34%)
--Not a citizen: 150 (2.02%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 250 (100%)
Europe: 87 (34.8%)
Asia: 62 (24.8%)
Africa: 2 (0.8%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 99 (39.6%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 7,102 (100%)
English only: 4,511 (63.52%)
Language other than English: 2,591 (36.48%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,021 (14.38%)
--Spanish: 2,040 (28.72%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 861 (12.12%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 256 (3.6%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 71 (1%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 132 (1.86%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 21 (0.3%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 7,443 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 3,564% (47.88%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 5 (0.07%)
Danish: 29 (0.39%)
Dutch: 162 (2.18%)
English: 152 (2.04%)
French (except Basque): 117 (1.57%)
French Canadian: 14 (0.19%)
German: 414 (5.56%)
Greek: 4 (0.05%)
Hungarian: 11 (0.15%)
Irish: 391 (5.25%)
Italian: 243 (3.26%)
Lithuanian: 35 (0.47%)
Norwegian: 29 (0.39%)
Polish: 163 (2.19%)
Portuguese: 5 (0.07%)
Russian: 8 (0.11%)
Scotch-Irish: 23 (0.31%)
Scottish: 54 (0.73%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 35 (0.47%)
Swedish: 26 (0.35%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 29 (0.39%)
United States or American: 89 (1.2%)
Welsh: 5 (0.07%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 46 (0.62%)
Other ancestries: 1,475 (19.82%)

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