U.S. Beacon December 5, 2021

Raritan, NJ

Somerset County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.571302     Longitude: -74.637405
Population 6,391 (2005)
Elevation of Raritan, New Jersey: 76 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3461980, place: Raritan borough, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,331 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 88 (6.61%)
Kindergarten: 96 (7.21%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 599 (45%)
High school (grades 9-12): 290 (21.79%)
College or graduate school: 258 (19.38%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 4,557 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 456 (10.01%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 578 (12.68%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,394 (30.59%)
Some college, no degree: 610 (13.39%)
Associate degree: 290 (6.36%)
Bachelor's degree: 816 (17.91%)
Graduate or professional degree: 413 (9.06%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 77.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 27%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 5,154 (100%)
Never married: 1,236 (23.98%)
Now married, except separated: 2,961 (57.45%)
Separated: 82 (1.59%)
Total Widowed: 420 (8.15%)
Widowed Female: 332 (6.44%)
Total Divorced: 455 (8.83%)
Divorced Female: 260 (5.04%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 106 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 11 (10.38%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 4,930 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 591 (11.99%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,122 (100%)
--With a disability: 73 (6.51%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 3,693 (100%)
--With a disability: 502 (13.59%)
----Percent employed: 65.7%
--No disability: 3,191 (86.41%)
----Percent employed: 79.1%
Population 65 years and over: 1,075 (100%)
--With a disability: 432 (40.19%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 5,890 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 3,176 (53.92%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,384 (40.48%)
--Same county: 1,191 (20.22%)
--Different county: 1,193 (20.25%)
----Same state: 694 (11.78%)
----Different state: 499 (8.47%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 330 (5.6%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 6,338 (100%)
Native: 4,858 (76.65%)
--Born in United States: 4,816 (100%)
----State of residence: 3,622 (57.15%)
----Different state: 1,194 (18.84%)
--Born outside United States: 42 (0.66%)
Foreign born: 1,480 (23.35%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 748 (11.8%)
--Naturalized citizen: 706 (11.14%)
--Not a citizen: 774 (12.21%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,480 (100%)
Europe: 588 (39.73%)
Asia: 401 (27.09%)
Africa: 49 (3.31%)
Oceania: 13 (0.88%)
Latin America: 429 (28.99%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 5,890 (100%)
English only: 4,048 (68.73%)
Language other than English: 1,842 (31.27%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 790 (13.41%)
--Spanish: 521 (8.85%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 322 (5.47%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 932 (15.82%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 365 (6.2%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 324 (5.5%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 63 (1.07%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 6,338 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 7,406% (116.85%)
Arab: 53 (0.84%)
Czech: 23 (0.36%)
Danish: 13 (0.21%)
Dutch: 59 (0.93%)
English: 296 (4.67%)
French (except Basque): 44 (0.69%)
French Canadian: 7 (0.11%)
German: 856 (13.51%)
Greek: 73 (1.15%)
Hungarian: 96 (1.51%)
Irish: 697 (11%)
Italian: 2,160 (34.08%)
Lithuanian: 26 (0.41%)
Norwegian: 44 (0.69%)
Polish: 640 (10.1%)
Portuguese: 25 (0.39%)
Russian: 161 (2.54%)
Scotch-Irish: 37 (0.58%)
Scottish: 87 (1.37%)
Slovak: 239 (3.77%)
Subsaharan African: 2 (0.03%)
Swedish: 50 (0.79%)
Swiss: 33 (0.52%)
Ukrainian: 107 (1.69%)
United States or American: 181 (2.86%)
Welsh: 38 (0.6%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 23 (0.36%)
Other ancestries: 1,336 (21.08%)

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