U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Wallington, NJ

Bergen County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.852931     Longitude: -74.109251
Population 11,491 (2005)
Elevation of Wallington, New Jersey: 30 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3476490, place: Wallington borough, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,598 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 197 (7.58%)
Kindergarten: 174 (6.7%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 883 (33.99%)
High school (grades 9-12): 550 (21.17%)
College or graduate school: 794 (30.56%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 8,434 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,006 (11.93%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,322 (15.67%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,882 (34.17%)
Some college, no degree: 1,454 (17.24%)
Associate degree: 335 (3.97%)
Bachelor's degree: 897 (10.64%)
Graduate or professional degree: 538 (6.38%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 72.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 17%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 9,844 (100%)
Never married: 2,878 (29.24%)
Now married, except separated: 5,253 (53.36%)
Separated: 188 (1.91%)
Total Widowed: 786 (7.98%)
Widowed Female: 685 (6.96%)
Total Divorced: 739 (7.51%)
Divorced Female: 462 (4.69%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 161 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 19 (11.8%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 9,460 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 732 (7.74%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,911 (100%)
--With a disability: 72 (3.77%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 7,299 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,414 (19.37%)
----Percent employed: 68.9%
--No disability: 5,885 (80.63%)
----Percent employed: 75.9%
Population 65 years and over: 1,743 (100%)
--With a disability: 811 (46.53%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 10,953 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 6,709 (61.25%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 3,299 (30.12%)
--Same county: 2,176 (19.87%)
--Different county: 1,123 (10.25%)
----Same state: 800 (7.3%)
----Different state: 323 (2.95%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 945 (8.63%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 11,583 (100%)
Native: 6,849 (59.13%)
--Born in United States: 6,705 (100%)
----State of residence: 5,529 (47.73%)
----Different state: 1,176 (10.15%)
--Born outside United States: 144 (1.24%)
Foreign born: 4,734 (40.87%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 2,527 (21.82%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,658 (14.31%)
--Not a citizen: 3,076 (26.56%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 4,734 (100%)
Europe: 3,718 (78.54%)
Asia: 515 (10.88%)
Africa: 199 (4.2%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 288 (6.08%)
Northern America: 14 (0.3%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 10,953 (100%)
English only: 4,937 (45.07%)
Language other than English: 6,016 (54.93%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3,147 (28.73%)
--Spanish: 483 (4.41%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 149 (1.36%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 4,991 (45.57%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2,764 (25.24%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 229 (2.09%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 83 (0.76%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 11,583 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 13,108% (113.17%)
Arab: 181 (1.56%)
Czech: 75 (0.65%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 229 (1.98%)
English: 206 (1.78%)
French (except Basque): 120 (1.04%)
French Canadian: 14 (0.12%)
German: 583 (5.03%)
Greek: 64 (0.55%)
Hungarian: 206 (1.78%)
Irish: 828 (7.15%)
Italian: 1,741 (15.03%)
Lithuanian: 18 (0.16%)
Norwegian: 15 (0.13%)
Polish: 5,967 (51.52%)
Portuguese: 40 (0.35%)
Russian: 190 (1.64%)
Scotch-Irish: 6 (0.05%)
Scottish: 45 (0.39%)
Slovak: 178 (1.54%)
Subsaharan African: 92 (0.79%)
Swedish: 13 (0.11%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 180 (1.55%)
United States or American: 209 (1.8%)
Welsh: 35 (0.3%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 91 (0.79%)
Other ancestries: 1,782 (15.38%)

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