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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gloucester County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 254,673 100.0
      enrolled in school 73,630 100.0   Native 246,107 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 5,035 6.8       Born in United States 244,009 95.8
Kindergarten 3,654 5.0           State of residence 144,542 56.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 32,092 43.6           Different state 99,467 39.1
High school (grades 9-12) 15,700 21.3       Born outside United States 2,098 0.8
College or graduate school 17,149 23.3   Foreign born 8,566 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,044 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,321 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 164,801 100.0       Not a citizen 3,245 1.3
Less than 9th grade 6,375 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19,431 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 60,828 36.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,566 100.0
Some college, no degree 30,988 18.8   Europe 3,252 38.0
Associate degree 11,001 6.7   Asia 3,270 38.2
Bachelor's degree 25,695 15.6   Africa 278 3.2
Graduate or professional degree 10,483 6.4   Oceania 28 0.3
        Latin America 1,479 17.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 259 3.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 238,232 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 198,947 100.0   English only 222,858 93.5
Never married 52,499 26.4   Language other than English 15,374 6.5
Now married, except separated 114,666 57.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,923 2.1
Separated 4,146 2.1   Spanish 5,324 2.2
Widowed 12,801 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,797 0.8
 Female 10,388 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 7,188 3.0
Divorced 14,835 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,042 0.9
 Female 8,865 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,382 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 932 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 254,673 100.0
           under 18 years 5,131 100.0     Total ancestries reported 319,060 125.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,773 34.6   Arab 616 0.2
        Czech¹ 811 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 564 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 187,571 100.0   Dutch 3,404 1.3
Civilian veterans 24,551 13.1   English 29,230 11.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,793 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 947 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 58,274 22.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 61,343 100.0   Greek 1,412 0.6
With a disability 4,568 7.4   Hungarian 1,796 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 146,756 100.0   Irish¹ 68,626 26.9
With a disability 23,128 15.8   Italian 62,095 24.4
 Percent employed 61.4 (X)   Lithuanian 1,445 0.6
No disability 123,628 84.2   Norwegian 1,206 0.5
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 16,794 6.6
     Population 65 years and over 28,535 100.0   Portuguese 477 0.2
With a disability 11,689 41.0   Russian 2,553 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 3,272 1.3
        Scottish 3,732 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 728 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 238,232 100.0   Subsaharan African 959 0.4
Same house in 1995 155,887 65.4   Swedish 2,244 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 80,891 34.0   Swiss 504 0.2
 Same county 41,506 17.4   Ukrainian 1,748 0.7
 Different county 39,385 16.5   United States or American 7,538 3.0
  Same state 23,313 9.8   Welsh 2,547 1.0
  Different state 16,072 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 483 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,454 0.6   Other ancestries 39,262 15.4
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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