U.S. Beacon November 29, 2021

Roselle Park, NJ

Union County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.665352     Longitude: -74.268710
Population 13,189 (2005)
Elevation of Roselle Park, New Jersey: 85 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3464650, place: Roselle Park borough, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,300 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 250 (7.58%)
Kindergarten: 168 (5.09%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,334 (40.42%)
High school (grades 9-12): 617 (18.7%)
College or graduate school: 931 (28.21%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 9,095 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 503 (5.53%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,051 (11.56%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 3,173 (34.89%)
Some college, no degree: 1,503 (16.53%)
Associate degree: 535 (5.88%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,633 (17.95%)
Graduate or professional degree: 697 (7.66%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 82.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 10,772 (100%)
Never married: 3,138 (29.13%)
Now married, except separated: 5,751 (53.39%)
Separated: 331 (3.07%)
Total Widowed: 749 (6.95%)
Widowed Female: 613 (5.69%)
Total Divorced: 803 (7.45%)
Divorced Female: 493 (4.58%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 316 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 74 (23.42%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 10,337 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 982 (9.5%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,563 (100%)
--With a disability: 229 (8.93%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 8,200 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,313 (16.01%)
----Percent employed: 59.4%
--No disability: 6,887 (83.99%)
----Percent employed: 82%
Population 65 years and over: 1,658 (100%)
--With a disability: 704 (42.46%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 12,421 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 7,563 (60.89%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,154 (33.44%)
--Same county: 2,607 (20.99%)
--Different county: 1,547 (12.45%)
----Same state: 935 (7.53%)
----Different state: 612 (4.93%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 704 (5.67%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 13,281 (100%)
Native: 9,993 (75.24%)
--Born in United States: 9,800 (100%)
----State of residence: 8,092 (60.93%)
----Different state: 1,708 (12.86%)
--Born outside United States: 193 (1.45%)
Foreign born: 3,288 (24.76%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,450 (10.92%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,499 (11.29%)
--Not a citizen: 1,789 (13.47%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 3,288 (100%)
Europe: 840 (25.55%)
Asia: 1,063 (32.33%)
Africa: 118 (3.59%)
Oceania: 9 (0.27%)
Latin America: 1,220 (37.1%)
Northern America: 38 (1.16%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 12,421 (100%)
English only: 8,195 (65.98%)
Language other than English: 4,226 (34.02%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,857 (14.95%)
--Spanish: 1,819 (14.64%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 853 (6.87%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 1,983 (15.96%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 850 (6.84%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 325 (2.62%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 138 (1.11%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 13,281 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 16,276% (122.55%)
Arab: 89 (0.67%)
Czech: 31 (0.23%)
Danish: 21 (0.16%)
Dutch: 145 (1.09%)
English: 534 (4.02%)
French (except Basque): 187 (1.41%)
French Canadian: 52 (0.39%)
German: 1,650 (12.42%)
Greek: 146 (1.1%)
Hungarian: 133 (1%)
Irish: 2,651 (19.96%)
Italian: 3,350 (25.22%)
Lithuanian: 95 (0.72%)
Norwegian: 48 (0.36%)
Polish: 1,042 (7.85%)
Portuguese: 211 (1.59%)
Russian: 215 (1.62%)
Scotch-Irish: 177 (1.33%)
Scottish: 164 (1.23%)
Slovak: 157 (1.18%)
Subsaharan African: 28 (0.21%)
Swedish: 61 (0.46%)
Swiss: 12 (0.09%)
Ukrainian: 278 (2.09%)
United States or American: 343 (2.58%)
Welsh: 43 (0.32%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 123 (0.93%)
Other ancestries: 4,290 (32.3%)

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