U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

West Milford, NJ

Passaic County, New Jersey

Latitude: 41.118591     Longitude: -74.383631
Population 26,410 (2000)
Elevation of West Milford, New Jersey: 710 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3479430, place: West Milford CDP, New Jersey)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 7,057 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 694 (9.83%)
Kindergarten: 401 (5.68%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 3,410 (48.32%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,454 (20.6%)
College or graduate school: 1,098 (15.56%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 17,657 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 461 (2.61%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,435 (8.13%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 6,101 (34.55%)
Some college, no degree: 3,818 (21.62%)
Associate degree: 1,041 (5.9%)
Bachelor's degree: 3,382 (19.15%)
Graduate or professional degree: 1,419 (8.04%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 89.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 20,426 (100%)
Never married: 4,601 (22.53%)
Now married, except separated: 13,198 (64.61%)
Separated: 225 (1.1%)
Total Widowed: 1,026 (5.02%)
Widowed Female: 831 (4.07%)
Total Divorced: 1,376 (6.74%)
Divorced Female: 812 (3.98%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 472 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 47 (9.96%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 19,305 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,094 (10.85%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 6,118 (100%)
--With a disability: 346 (5.66%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 16,283 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,210 (13.57%)
----Percent employed: 64.7%
--No disability: 14,073 (86.43%)
----Percent employed: 83.1%
Population 65 years and over: 2,127 (100%)
--With a disability: 817 (38.41%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 24,637 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 16,791 (68.15%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 7,720 (31.33%)
--Same county: 3,376 (13.7%)
--Different county: 4,344 (17.63%)
----Same state: 3,198 (12.98%)
----Different state: 1,146 (4.65%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 126 (0.51%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 26,410 (100%)
Native: 24,882 (94.21%)
--Born in United States: 24,732 (100%)
----State of residence: 17,941 (67.93%)
----Different state: 6,791 (25.71%)
--Born outside United States: 150 (0.57%)
Foreign born: 1,528 (5.79%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 313 (1.19%)
--Naturalized citizen: 915 (3.46%)
--Not a citizen: 613 (2.32%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,528 (100%)
Europe: 980 (64.14%)
Asia: 218 (14.27%)
Africa: 21 (1.37%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 268 (17.54%)
Northern America: 41 (2.68%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 24,637 (100%)
English only: 22,282 (90.44%)
Language other than English: 2,355 (9.56%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 640 (2.6%)
--Spanish: 727 (2.95%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 239 (0.97%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 1,379 (5.6%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 350 (1.42%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 95 (0.39%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 29 (0.12%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 26,410 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 36,633% (138.71%)
Arab: 120 (0.45%)
Czech: 281 (1.06%)
Danish: 65 (0.25%)
Dutch: 1,668 (6.32%)
English: 2,779 (10.52%)
French (except Basque): 707 (2.68%)
French Canadian: 175 (0.66%)
German: 6,514 (24.66%)
Greek: 229 (0.87%)
Hungarian: 443 (1.68%)
Irish: 6,717 (25.43%)
Italian: 6,950 (26.32%)
Lithuanian: 148 (0.56%)
Norwegian: 251 (0.95%)
Polish: 2,555 (9.67%)
Portuguese: 70 (0.27%)
Russian: 609 (2.31%)
Scotch-Irish: 417 (1.58%)
Scottish: 471 (1.78%)
Slovak: 140 (0.53%)
Subsaharan African: 20 (0.08%)
Swedish: 396 (1.5%)
Swiss: 168 (0.64%)
Ukrainian: 304 (1.15%)
United States or American: 690 (2.61%)
Welsh: 141 (0.53%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 6 (0.02%)
Other ancestries: 3,599 (13.63%)

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