U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Ocean Acres, NJ

New Jersey

Latitude: 39.739800     Longitude: -74.284106
Population 13,155 (2000)
Elevation of Ocean Acres, New Jersey: 120 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3454315, place: Ocean Acres CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,256 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 360 (11.06%)
Kindergarten: 210 (6.45%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,637 (50.28%)
High school (grades 9-12): 572 (17.57%)
College or graduate school: 477 (14.65%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 8,920 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 238 (2.67%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 965 (10.82%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 3,584 (40.18%)
Some college, no degree: 1,951 (21.87%)
Associate degree: 630 (7.06%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,248 (13.99%)
Graduate or professional degree: 304 (3.41%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 86.5%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 10,144 (100%)
Never married: 1,818 (17.92%)
Now married, except separated: 7,064 (69.64%)
Separated: 145 (1.43%)
Total Widowed: 599 (5.9%)
Widowed Female: 520 (5.13%)
Total Divorced: 518 (5.11%)
Divorced Female: 312 (3.08%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 212 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 72 (33.96%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 9,672 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,676 (17.33%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,857 (100%)
--With a disability: 171 (5.99%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 7,127 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,175 (16.49%)
----Percent employed: 62.9%
--No disability: 5,952 (83.51%)
----Percent employed: 77%
Population 65 years and over: 2,148 (100%)
--With a disability: 823 (38.31%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 12,165 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 5,522 (45.39%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 6,637 (54.56%)
--Same county: 2,984 (24.53%)
--Different county: 3,653 (30.03%)
----Same state: 2,705 (22.24%)
----Different state: 948 (7.79%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 6 (0.05%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 13,208 (100%)
Native: 12,540 (94.94%)
--Born in United States: 12,460 (100%)
----State of residence: 8,874 (67.19%)
----Different state: 3,586 (27.15%)
--Born outside United States: 80 (0.61%)
Foreign born: 668 (5.06%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 179 (1.36%)
--Naturalized citizen: 511 (3.87%)
--Not a citizen: 157 (1.19%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 668 (100%)
Europe: 316 (47.31%)
Asia: 113 (16.92%)
Africa: 9 (1.35%)
Oceania: 10 (1.5%)
Latin America: 211 (31.59%)
Northern America: 9 (1.35%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 12,165 (100%)
English only: 11,272 (92.66%)
Language other than English: 893 (7.34%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 330 (2.71%)
--Spanish: 390 (3.21%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 210 (1.73%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 413 (3.39%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 84 (0.69%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 58 (0.48%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 22 (0.18%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 13,208 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 17,603% (133.28%)
Arab: 28 (0.21%)
Czech: 154 (1.17%)
Danish: 24 (0.18%)
Dutch: 222 (1.68%)
English: 1,371 (10.38%)
French (except Basque): 421 (3.19%)
French Canadian: 78 (0.59%)
German: 3,025 (22.9%)
Greek: 134 (1.01%)
Hungarian: 181 (1.37%)
Irish: 3,740 (28.32%)
Italian: 3,674 (27.82%)
Lithuanian: 116 (0.88%)
Norwegian: 180 (1.36%)
Polish: 1,260 (9.54%)
Portuguese: 71 (0.54%)
Russian: 67 (0.51%)
Scotch-Irish: 201 (1.52%)
Scottish: 244 (1.85%)
Slovak: 46 (0.35%)
Subsaharan African: 28 (0.21%)
Swedish: 123 (0.93%)
Swiss: 25 (0.19%)
Ukrainian: 157 (1.19%)
United States or American: 472 (3.57%)
Welsh: 85 (0.64%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 14 (0.11%)
Other ancestries: 1,462 (11.07%)

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