U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Garfield, NJ

Bergen County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.879858     Longitude: -74.108077
Population 29,772 (2005)
Elevation of Garfield, New Jersey: 36 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3425770, place: Garfield city, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 7,363 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 520 (7.06%)
Kindergarten: 264 (3.59%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 3,270 (44.41%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,592 (21.62%)
College or graduate school: 1,717 (23.32%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 20,271 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 2,736 (13.5%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 3,275 (16.16%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 7,344 (36.23%)
Some college, no degree: 3,042 (15.01%)
Associate degree: 1,035 (5.11%)
Bachelor's degree: 2,074 (10.23%)
Graduate or professional degree: 765 (3.77%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 70.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 14%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 24,212 (100%)
Never married: 7,460 (30.81%)
Now married, except separated: 12,149 (50.18%)
Separated: 612 (2.53%)
Total Widowed: 2,078 (8.58%)
Widowed Female: 1,721 (7.11%)
Total Divorced: 1,913 (7.9%)
Divorced Female: 1,105 (4.56%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 621 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 139 (22.38%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 23,108 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,704 (7.37%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 5,885 (100%)
--With a disability: 472 (8.02%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 18,077 (100%)
--With a disability: 5,134 (28.4%)
----Percent employed: 69.7%
--No disability: 12,943 (71.6%)
----Percent employed: 74%
Population 65 years and over: 4,087 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,862 (45.56%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 28,056 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 15,466 (55.13%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 10,424 (37.15%)
--Same county: 6,437 (22.94%)
--Different county: 3,987 (14.21%)
----Same state: 2,970 (10.59%)
----Different state: 1,017 (3.62%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 2,166 (7.72%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 29,786 (100%)
Native: 18,150 (60.93%)
--Born in United States: 17,436 (100%)
----State of residence: 14,036 (47.12%)
----Different state: 3,400 (11.41%)
--Born outside United States: 714 (2.4%)
Foreign born: 11,636 (39.07%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 5,788 (19.43%)
--Naturalized citizen: 4,369 (14.67%)
--Not a citizen: 7,267 (24.4%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 11,636 (100%)
Europe: 7,415 (63.72%)
Asia: 990 (8.51%)
Africa: 149 (1.28%)
Oceania: 6 (0.05%)
Latin America: 3,057 (26.27%)
Northern America: 19 (0.16%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 28,056 (100%)
English only: 12,393 (44.17%)
Language other than English: 15,663 (55.83%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7,980 (28.44%)
--Spanish: 5,072 (18.08%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2,238 (7.98%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 9,512 (33.9%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 5,219 (18.6%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 465 (1.66%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 245 (0.87%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 29,786 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 32,462% (108.98%)
Arab: 676 (2.27%)
Czech: 264 (0.89%)
Danish: 27 (0.09%)
Dutch: 457 (1.53%)
English: 490 (1.65%)
French (except Basque): 267 (0.9%)
French Canadian: 47 (0.16%)
German: 1,624 (5.45%)
Greek: 276 (0.93%)
Hungarian: 432 (1.45%)
Irish: 2,002 (6.72%)
Italian: 5,794 (19.45%)
Lithuanian: 38 (0.13%)
Norwegian: 17 (0.06%)
Polish: 7,431 (24.95%)
Portuguese: 315 (1.06%)
Russian: 630 (2.12%)
Scotch-Irish: 44 (0.15%)
Scottish: 156 (0.52%)
Slovak: 523 (1.76%)
Subsaharan African: 50 (0.17%)
Swedish: 24 (0.08%)
Swiss: 92 (0.31%)
Ukrainian: 410 (1.38%)
United States or American: 785 (2.64%)
Welsh: 20 (0.07%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 197 (0.66%)
Other ancestries: 9,374 (31.47%)

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