U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Prospect Park, NJ

New Jersey

Latitude: 40.935348     Longitude: -74.173173
Population 5,760 (2005)
Elevation of Prospect Park, New Jersey: 250 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3461170, place: Prospect Park borough, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,831 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 105 (5.73%)
Kindergarten: 125 (6.83%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 790 (43.15%)
High school (grades 9-12): 438 (23.92%)
College or graduate school: 373 (20.37%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 3,433 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 513 (14.94%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 574 (16.72%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,165 (33.94%)
Some college, no degree: 647 (18.85%)
Associate degree: 109 (3.18%)
Bachelor's degree: 315 (9.18%)
Graduate or professional degree: 110 (3.2%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 68.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 4,347 (100%)
Never married: 1,364 (31.38%)
Now married, except separated: 2,321 (53.39%)
Separated: 117 (2.69%)
Total Widowed: 216 (4.97%)
Widowed Female: 184 (4.23%)
Total Divorced: 329 (7.57%)
Divorced Female: 199 (4.58%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 208 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 41 (19.71%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 4,061 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 251 (6.18%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,523 (100%)
--With a disability: 81 (5.32%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 3,316 (100%)
--With a disability: 918 (27.68%)
----Percent employed: 55.4%
--No disability: 2,398 (72.32%)
----Percent employed: 73.4%
Population 65 years and over: 518 (100%)
--With a disability: 242 (46.72%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 5,357 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 2,965 (55.35%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,214 (41.33%)
--Same county: 1,823 (34.03%)
--Different county: 391 (7.3%)
----Same state: 254 (4.74%)
----Different state: 137 (2.56%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 178 (3.32%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 5,779 (100%)
Native: 3,955 (68.44%)
--Born in United States: 3,580 (100%)
----State of residence: 2,976 (51.5%)
----Different state: 604 (10.45%)
--Born outside United States: 375 (6.49%)
Foreign born: 1,824 (31.56%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 661 (11.44%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,033 (17.88%)
--Not a citizen: 791 (13.69%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,824 (100%)
Europe: 241 (13.21%)
Asia: 425 (23.3%)
Africa: 26 (1.43%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 1,132 (62.06%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 5,357 (100%)
English only: 2,507 (46.8%)
Language other than English: 2,850 (53.2%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,092 (20.38%)
--Spanish: 1,846 (34.46%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 763 (14.24%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 436 (8.14%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 171 (3.19%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 108 (2.02%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 18 (0.34%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 5,779 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 6,138% (106.21%)
Arab: 305 (5.28%)
Czech: 7 (0.12%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 431 (7.46%)
English: 142 (2.46%)
French (except Basque): 22 (0.38%)
French Canadian: 10 (0.17%)
German: 393 (6.8%)
Greek: 6 (0.1%)
Hungarian: 30 (0.52%)
Irish: 311 (5.38%)
Italian: 525 (9.08%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 25 (0.43%)
Polish: 82 (1.42%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 81 (1.4%)
Scotch-Irish: 18 (0.31%)
Scottish: 37 (0.64%)
Slovak: 6 (0.1%)
Subsaharan African: 76 (1.32%)
Swedish: 5 (0.09%)
Swiss: 5 (0.09%)
Ukrainian: 6 (0.1%)
United States or American: 218 (3.77%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 238 (4.12%)
Other ancestries: 3,159 (54.66%)

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