U.S. Beacon December 5, 2021

Kearny, NJ

Hudson County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.763051     Longitude: -74.137187
Population 38,771 (2005)
Elevation of Kearny, New Jersey: 125 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3436510, place: Kearny town, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 10,322 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 683 (6.62%)
Kindergarten: 461 (4.47%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 3,966 (38.42%)
High school (grades 9-12): 2,404 (23.29%)
College or graduate school: 2,808 (27.2%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 27,690 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 3,492 (12.61%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 4,565 (16.49%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 9,648 (34.84%)
Some college, no degree: 4,089 (14.77%)
Associate degree: 1,086 (3.92%)
Bachelor's degree: 2,969 (10.72%)
Graduate or professional degree: 1,841 (6.65%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 70.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 33,308 (100%)
Never married: 10,992 (33%)
Now married, except separated: 16,960 (50.92%)
Separated: 824 (2.47%)
Total Widowed: 2,216 (6.65%)
Widowed Female: 1,776 (5.33%)
Total Divorced: 2,316 (6.95%)
Divorced Female: 1,313 (3.94%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 1,011 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 219 (21.66%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 31,918 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,404 (7.53%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 7,731 (100%)
--With a disability: 611 (7.9%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 23,715 (100%)
--With a disability: 5,111 (21.55%)
----Percent employed: 58.1%
--No disability: 18,604 (78.45%)
----Percent employed: 71%
Population 65 years and over: 4,329 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,747 (40.36%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 38,211 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 20,742 (54.28%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 14,221 (37.22%)
--Same county: 8,426 (22.05%)
--Different county: 5,795 (15.17%)
----Same state: 4,228 (11.06%)
----Different state: 1,567 (4.1%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 3,248 (8.5%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 40,513 (100%)
Native: 25,038 (61.8%)
--Born in United States: 24,087 (100%)
----State of residence: 20,036 (49.46%)
----Different state: 4,051 (10%)
--Born outside United States: 951 (2.35%)
Foreign born: 15,475 (38.2%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 6,377 (15.74%)
--Naturalized citizen: 5,895 (14.55%)
--Not a citizen: 9,580 (23.65%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 15,475 (100%)
Europe: 5,425 (35.06%)
Asia: 2,022 (13.07%)
Africa: 441 (2.85%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 7,557 (48.83%)
Northern America: 30 (0.19%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 38,211 (100%)
English only: 17,931 (46.93%)
Language other than English: 20,280 (53.07%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 9,767 (25.56%)
--Spanish: 9,764 (25.55%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 4,746 (12.42%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 8,613 (22.54%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 4,096 (10.72%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 1,432 (3.75%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 758 (1.98%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 40,513 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 44,158% (109%)
Arab: 337 (0.83%)
Czech: 104 (0.26%)
Danish: 24 (0.06%)
Dutch: 143 (0.35%)
English: 983 (2.43%)
French (except Basque): 407 (1%)
French Canadian: 71 (0.18%)
German: 2,492 (6.15%)
Greek: 336 (0.83%)
Hungarian: 152 (0.38%)
Irish: 5,420 (13.38%)
Italian: 4,889 (12.07%)
Lithuanian: 442 (1.09%)
Norwegian: 48 (0.12%)
Polish: 3,156 (7.79%)
Portuguese: 4,773 (11.78%)
Russian: 204 (0.5%)
Scotch-Irish: 646 (1.59%)
Scottish: 1,023 (2.53%)
Slovak: 121 (0.3%)
Subsaharan African: 321 (0.79%)
Swedish: 131 (0.32%)
Swiss: 25 (0.06%)
Ukrainian: 234 (0.58%)
United States or American: 1,129 (2.79%)
Welsh: 99 (0.24%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 134 (0.33%)
Other ancestries: 16,314 (40.27%)

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