U.S. Beacon December 5, 2021

Jersey City, NJ

Hudson County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.722102     Longitude: -74.065385
Population 239,614 (2005)
Elevation of Jersey City, New Jersey: 83 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3436000, place: Jersey City city, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 67,945 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 3,933 (5.79%)
Kindergarten: 3,460 (5.09%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 28,845 (42.45%)
High school (grades 9-12): 13,869 (20.41%)
College or graduate school: 17,838 (26.25%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 155,460 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 16,435 (10.57%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 26,190 (16.85%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 39,720 (25.55%)
Some college, no degree: 24,801 (15.95%)
Associate degree: 5,638 (3.63%)
Bachelor's degree: 28,200 (18.14%)
Graduate or professional degree: 14,476 (9.31%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 72.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 189,701 (100%)
Never married: 75,869 (39.99%)
Now married, except separated: 78,967 (41.63%)
Separated: 8,114 (4.28%)
Total Widowed: 13,124 (6.92%)
Widowed Female: 10,783 (5.68%)
Total Divorced: 13,627 (7.18%)
Divorced Female: 7,852 (4.14%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 8,381 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 2,996 (35.75%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 180,821 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 10,707 (5.92%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 52,585 (100%)
--With a disability: 5,222 (9.93%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 147,571 (100%)
--With a disability: 38,020 (25.76%)
----Percent employed: 54%
--No disability: 109,551 (74.24%)
----Percent employed: 68.9%
Population 65 years and over: 22,183 (100%)
--With a disability: 10,871 (49.01%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 223,948 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 121,545 (54.27%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 84,057 (37.53%)
--Same county: 56,709 (25.32%)
--Different county: 27,348 (12.21%)
----Same state: 7,841 (3.5%)
----Different state: 19,507 (8.71%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 18,346 (8.19%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 240,055 (100%)
Native: 158,501 (66.03%)
--Born in United States: 145,746 (100%)
----State of residence: 102,257 (42.6%)
----Different state: 43,489 (18.12%)
--Born outside United States: 12,755 (5.31%)
Foreign born: 81,554 (33.97%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 39,699 (16.54%)
--Naturalized citizen: 33,609 (14%)
--Not a citizen: 47,945 (19.97%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 81,554 (100%)
Europe: 6,534 (8.01%)
Asia: 33,079 (40.56%)
Africa: 8,299 (10.18%)
Oceania: 104 (0.13%)
Latin America: 33,130 (40.62%)
Northern America: 408 (0.5%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 223,948 (100%)
English only: 112,059 (50.04%)
Language other than English: 111,889 (49.96%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 48,369 (21.6%)
--Spanish: 57,048 (25.47%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 27,003 (12.06%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 26,139 (11.67%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 10,260 (4.58%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 20,335 (9.08%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7,506 (3.35%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 240,055 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 227,149% (94.62%)
Arab: 6,764 (2.82%)
Czech: 251 (0.1%)
Danish: 234 (0.1%)
Dutch: 616 (0.26%)
English: 2,605 (1.09%)
French (except Basque): 1,081 (0.45%)
French Canadian: 234 (0.1%)
German: 6,476 (2.7%)
Greek: 1,011 (0.42%)
Hungarian: 638 (0.27%)
Irish: 13,543 (5.64%)
Italian: 15,731 (6.55%)
Lithuanian: 142 (0.06%)
Norwegian: 408 (0.17%)
Polish: 7,215 (3.01%)
Portuguese: 375 (0.16%)
Russian: 1,653 (0.69%)
Scotch-Irish: 523 (0.22%)
Scottish: 800 (0.33%)
Slovak: 365 (0.15%)
Subsaharan African: 5,342 (2.23%)
Swedish: 409 (0.17%)
Swiss: 150 (0.06%)
Ukrainian: 682 (0.28%)
United States or American: 4,513 (1.88%)
Welsh: 220 (0.09%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 5,769 (2.4%)
Other ancestries: 149,399 (62.24%)

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