U.S. Beacon August 25, 2019

Wanamassa, NJ

New Jersey

Latitude: 40.236892     Longitude: -74.028679
Population 4,551 (2000)
Elevation of Wanamassa, New Jersey: 34 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3476700, place: Wanamassa CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,160 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 95 (8.19%)
Kindergarten: 55 (4.74%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 595 (51.29%)
High school (grades 9-12): 289 (24.91%)
College or graduate school: 126 (10.86%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 3,065 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 35 (1.14%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 220 (7.18%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 850 (27.73%)
Some college, no degree: 745 (24.31%)
Associate degree: 215 (7.01%)
Bachelor's degree: 645 (21.04%)
Graduate or professional degree: 355 (11.58%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 91.7%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 3,548 (100%)
Never married: 770 (21.7%)
Now married, except separated: 2,150 (60.6%)
Separated: 45 (1.27%)
Total Widowed: 248 (6.99%)
Widowed Female: 208 (5.86%)
Total Divorced: 335 (9.44%)
Divorced Female: 221 (6.23%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 83 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 65 (78.31%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 3,342 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 442 (13.23%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,024 (100%)
--With a disability: 75 (7.32%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 2,629 (100%)
--With a disability: 328 (12.48%)
----Percent employed: 69.2%
--No disability: 2,301 (87.52%)
----Percent employed: 81.6%
Population 65 years and over: 589 (100%)
--With a disability: 190 (32.26%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 4,251 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 2,925 (68.81%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 1,255 (29.52%)
--Same county: 864 (20.32%)
--Different county: 391 (9.2%)
----Same state: 204 (4.8%)
----Different state: 187 (4.4%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 71 (1.67%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 4,554 (100%)
Native: 4,237 (93.04%)
--Born in United States: 4,237 (100%)
----State of residence: 3,232 (70.97%)
----Different state: 1,005 (22.07%)
--Born outside United States: 0 (0%)
Foreign born: 317 (6.96%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 126 (2.77%)
--Naturalized citizen: 188 (4.13%)
--Not a citizen: 129 (2.83%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 317 (100%)
Europe: 147 (46.37%)
Asia: 61 (19.24%)
Africa: 14 (4.42%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 95 (29.97%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 4,251 (100%)
English only: 3,840 (90.33%)
Language other than English: 411 (9.67%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 114 (2.68%)
--Spanish: 75 (1.76%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 57 (1.34%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 306 (7.2%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 49 (1.15%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 13 (0.31%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 4,554 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 6,249% (137.22%)
Arab: 27 (0.59%)
Czech: 18 (0.4%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 82 (1.8%)
English: 515 (11.31%)
French (except Basque): 101 (2.22%)
French Canadian: 52 (1.14%)
German: 844 (18.53%)
Greek: 90 (1.98%)
Hungarian: 51 (1.12%)
Irish: 1,313 (28.83%)
Italian: 1,205 (26.46%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 22 (0.48%)
Polish: 366 (8.04%)
Portuguese: 30 (0.66%)
Russian: 171 (3.75%)
Scotch-Irish: 71 (1.56%)
Scottish: 105 (2.31%)
Slovak: 30 (0.66%)
Subsaharan African: 9 (0.2%)
Swedish: 84 (1.84%)
Swiss: 16 (0.35%)
Ukrainian: 55 (1.21%)
United States or American: 196 (4.3%)
Welsh: 14 (0.31%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 9 (0.2%)
Other ancestries: 773 (16.97%)

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