U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Harrison, NJ

Hudson County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.745951     Longitude: -74.155096
Population 14,060 (2005)
Elevation of Harrison, New Jersey: 30 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3430210, place: Harrison town, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,647 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 242 (6.64%)
Kindergarten: 187 (5.13%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,283 (35.18%)
High school (grades 9-12): 916 (25.12%)
College or graduate school: 1,019 (27.94%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 9,737 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,654 (16.99%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,333 (13.69%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 3,194 (32.8%)
Some college, no degree: 1,266 (13%)
Associate degree: 258 (2.65%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,053 (10.81%)
Graduate or professional degree: 979 (10.05%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 69.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 11,892 (100%)
Never married: 3,905 (32.84%)
Now married, except separated: 6,070 (51.04%)
Separated: 347 (2.92%)
Total Widowed: 821 (6.9%)
Widowed Female: 644 (5.42%)
Total Divorced: 749 (6.3%)
Divorced Female: 418 (3.51%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 354 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 87 (24.58%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 11,319 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 652 (5.76%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,818 (100%)
--With a disability: 320 (11.36%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 9,222 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,166 (23.49%)
----Percent employed: 62%
--No disability: 7,056 (76.51%)
----Percent employed: 69.8%
Population 65 years and over: 1,491 (100%)
--With a disability: 770 (51.64%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 13,531 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 7,189 (53.13%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,162 (30.76%)
--Same county: 2,483 (18.35%)
--Different county: 1,679 (12.41%)
----Same state: 1,097 (8.11%)
----Different state: 582 (4.3%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 2,180 (16.11%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 14,424 (100%)
Native: 6,346 (44%)
--Born in United States: 6,138 (100%)
----State of residence: 5,089 (35.28%)
----Different state: 1,049 (7.27%)
--Born outside United States: 208 (1.44%)
Foreign born: 8,078 (56%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 4,087 (28.33%)
--Naturalized citizen: 2,467 (17.1%)
--Not a citizen: 5,611 (38.9%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 8,078 (100%)
Europe: 2,217 (27.44%)
Asia: 1,469 (18.19%)
Africa: 136 (1.68%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 4,238 (52.46%)
Northern America: 18 (0.22%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 13,531 (100%)
English only: 3,786 (27.98%)
Language other than English: 9,745 (72.02%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 5,569 (41.16%)
--Spanish: 4,858 (35.9%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2,835 (20.95%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 3,605 (26.64%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,934 (14.29%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 1,218 (9%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 752 (5.56%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 14,424 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 15,107% (104.74%)
Arab: 61 (0.42%)
Czech: 30 (0.21%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 31 (0.21%)
English: 137 (0.95%)
French (except Basque): 69 (0.48%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 389 (2.7%)
Greek: 64 (0.44%)
Hungarian: 35 (0.24%)
Irish: 1,117 (7.74%)
Italian: 1,095 (7.59%)
Lithuanian: 120 (0.83%)
Norwegian: 0 (0%)
Polish: 1,161 (8.05%)
Portuguese: 1,961 (13.6%)
Russian: 54 (0.37%)
Scotch-Irish: 153 (1.06%)
Scottish: 67 (0.46%)
Slovak: 17 (0.12%)
Subsaharan African: 87 (0.6%)
Swedish: 6 (0.04%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 53 (0.37%)
United States or American: 360 (2.5%)
Welsh: 7 (0.05%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 8,033 (55.69%)

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