U.S. Beacon December 1, 2021

Matawan, NJ

Monmouth County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.411290     Longitude: -74.234906
Population 8,819 (2005)
Elevation of Matawan, New Jersey: 55 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3444520, place: Matawan borough, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,206 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 177 (8.02%)
Kindergarten: 175 (7.93%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 977 (44.29%)
High school (grades 9-12): 441 (19.99%)
College or graduate school: 436 (19.76%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 6,256 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 242 (3.87%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 486 (7.77%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,804 (28.84%)
Some college, no degree: 1,277 (20.41%)
Associate degree: 548 (8.76%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,182 (18.89%)
Graduate or professional degree: 717 (11.46%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 88.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 7,174 (100%)
Never married: 2,062 (28.74%)
Now married, except separated: 3,971 (55.35%)
Separated: 86 (1.2%)
Total Widowed: 404 (5.63%)
Widowed Female: 346 (4.82%)
Total Divorced: 651 (9.07%)
Divorced Female: 465 (6.48%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 101 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 19 (18.81%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 6,816 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 666 (9.77%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,796 (100%)
--With a disability: 77 (4.29%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 5,591 (100%)
--With a disability: 744 (13.31%)
----Percent employed: 63.7%
--No disability: 4,847 (86.69%)
----Percent employed: 80.6%
Population 65 years and over: 991 (100%)
--With a disability: 376 (37.94%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 8,383 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 4,901 (58.46%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,975 (35.49%)
--Same county: 1,187 (14.16%)
--Different county: 1,788 (21.33%)
----Same state: 1,059 (12.63%)
----Different state: 729 (8.7%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 507 (6.05%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 8,977 (100%)
Native: 7,641 (85.12%)
--Born in United States: 7,527 (100%)
----State of residence: 4,958 (55.23%)
----Different state: 2,569 (28.62%)
--Born outside United States: 114 (1.27%)
Foreign born: 1,336 (14.88%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 658 (7.33%)
--Naturalized citizen: 504 (5.61%)
--Not a citizen: 832 (9.27%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,336 (100%)
Europe: 395 (29.57%)
Asia: 587 (43.94%)
Africa: 54 (4.04%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 289 (21.63%)
Northern America: 11 (0.82%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 8,383 (100%)
English only: 6,679 (79.67%)
Language other than English: 1,704 (20.33%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 728 (8.68%)
--Spanish: 470 (5.61%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 232 (2.77%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 806 (9.61%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 303 (3.61%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 368 (4.39%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 176 (2.1%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 8,977 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 10,789% (120.18%)
Arab: 58 (0.65%)
Czech: 57 (0.63%)
Danish: 62 (0.69%)
Dutch: 121 (1.35%)
English: 721 (8.03%)
French (except Basque): 131 (1.46%)
French Canadian: 35 (0.39%)
German: 1,295 (14.43%)
Greek: 41 (0.46%)
Hungarian: 128 (1.43%)
Irish: 2,148 (23.93%)
Italian: 1,906 (21.23%)
Lithuanian: 106 (1.18%)
Norwegian: 82 (0.91%)
Polish: 798 (8.89%)
Portuguese: 120 (1.34%)
Russian: 74 (0.82%)
Scotch-Irish: 121 (1.35%)
Scottish: 117 (1.3%)
Slovak: 60 (0.67%)
Subsaharan African: 124 (1.38%)
Swedish: 36 (0.4%)
Swiss: 4 (0.04%)
Ukrainian: 108 (1.2%)
United States or American: 200 (2.23%)
Welsh: 28 (0.31%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 63 (0.7%)
Other ancestries: 2,045 (22.78%)

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