U.S. Beacon December 1, 2021

Wanaque, NJ

Passaic County, New Jersey

Latitude: 41.039646     Longitude: -74.289323
Population 10,616 (2005)
Elevation of Wanaque, New Jersey: 240 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3476730, place: Wanaque borough, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,434 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 292 (12%)
Kindergarten: 213 (8.75%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 986 (40.51%)
High school (grades 9-12): 523 (21.49%)
College or graduate school: 420 (17.26%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 7,162 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 442 (6.17%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 690 (9.63%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,463 (34.39%)
Some college, no degree: 1,559 (21.77%)
Associate degree: 411 (5.74%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,049 (14.65%)
Graduate or professional degree: 548 (7.65%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 84.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 8,234 (100%)
Never married: 2,000 (24.29%)
Now married, except separated: 4,894 (59.44%)
Separated: 150 (1.82%)
Total Widowed: 526 (6.39%)
Widowed Female: 442 (5.37%)
Total Divorced: 664 (8.06%)
Divorced Female: 425 (5.16%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 199 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 14 (7.04%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 7,842 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 968 (12.34%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,948 (100%)
--With a disability: 71 (3.64%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 6,250 (100%)
--With a disability: 699 (11.18%)
----Percent employed: 57.7%
--No disability: 5,551 (88.82%)
----Percent employed: 84.2%
Population 65 years and over: 958 (100%)
--With a disability: 334 (34.86%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 9,538 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 6,220 (65.21%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 3,227 (33.83%)
--Same county: 1,761 (18.46%)
--Different county: 1,466 (15.37%)
----Same state: 947 (9.93%)
----Different state: 519 (5.44%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 91 (0.95%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 10,266 (100%)
Native: 8,973 (87.41%)
--Born in United States: 8,897 (100%)
----State of residence: 6,694 (65.21%)
----Different state: 2,203 (21.46%)
--Born outside United States: 76 (0.74%)
Foreign born: 1,293 (12.59%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 287 (2.8%)
--Naturalized citizen: 799 (7.78%)
--Not a citizen: 494 (4.81%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,293 (100%)
Europe: 492 (38.05%)
Asia: 473 (36.58%)
Africa: 41 (3.17%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 279 (21.58%)
Northern America: 8 (0.62%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 9,538 (100%)
English only: 7,727 (81.01%)
Language other than English: 1,811 (18.99%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 776 (8.14%)
--Spanish: 484 (5.07%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 249 (2.61%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 851 (8.92%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 383 (4.02%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 269 (2.82%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 98 (1.03%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 10,266 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 12,866% (125.33%)
Arab: 264 (2.57%)
Czech: 88 (0.86%)
Danish: 29 (0.28%)
Dutch: 621 (6.05%)
English: 587 (5.72%)
French (except Basque): 310 (3.02%)
French Canadian: 61 (0.59%)
German: 1,943 (18.93%)
Greek: 52 (0.51%)
Hungarian: 242 (2.36%)
Irish: 2,053 (20%)
Italian: 2,642 (25.74%)
Lithuanian: 30 (0.29%)
Norwegian: 35 (0.34%)
Polish: 936 (9.12%)
Portuguese: 6 (0.06%)
Russian: 193 (1.88%)
Scotch-Irish: 103 (1%)
Scottish: 133 (1.3%)
Slovak: 20 (0.19%)
Subsaharan African: 10 (0.1%)
Swedish: 66 (0.64%)
Swiss: 64 (0.62%)
Ukrainian: 53 (0.52%)
United States or American: 365 (3.56%)
Welsh: 42 (0.41%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 4 (0.04%)
Other ancestries: 1,914 (18.64%)

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