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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hunterdon 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 121,989 100.0
      enrolled in school 31,562 100.0   Native 114,281 93.7
Nursery school, preschool 3,190 10.1       Born in United States 113,448 93.0
Kindergarten 1,676 5.3           State of residence 75,105 61.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 15,233 48.3           Different state 38,343 31.4
High school (grades 9-12) 6,587 20.9       Born outside United States 833 0.7
College or graduate school 4,876 15.4   Foreign born 7,708 6.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,390 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,374 3.6
  Population 25 years and over 83,548 100.0       Not a citizen 3,334 2.7
Less than 9th grade 2,338 2.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,767 5.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,338 25.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,708 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,591 17.5   Europe 3,881 50.4
Associate degree 5,616 6.7   Asia 2,039 26.5
Bachelor's degree 21,269 25.5   Africa 144 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 13,629 16.3   Oceania 65 0.8
        Latin America 1,214 15.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.5 (X)   Northern America 365 4.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 41.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 113,866 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 95,328 100.0   English only 104,053 91.4
Never married 21,103 22.1   Language other than English 9,813 8.6
Now married, except separated 61,258 64.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,506 2.2
Separated 1,286 1.3   Spanish 2,750 2.4
Widowed 4,878 5.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 989 0.9
 Female 4,057 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 5,598 4.9
Divorced 6,803 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,092 1.0
 Female 4,034 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,160 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 380 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 121,989 100.0
           under 18 years 1,205 100.0     Total ancestries reported 161,240 132.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 289 24.0   Arab 482 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,426 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 760 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 90,660 100.0   Dutch 3,833 3.1
Civilian veterans 10,219 11.3   English 15,225 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,028 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 727 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 30,343 24.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,837 100.0   Greek 880 0.7
With a disability 1,421 5.5   Hungarian 3,041 2.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 72,451 100.0   Irish¹ 25,254 20.7
With a disability 6,655 9.2   Italian 25,086 20.6
 Percent employed 67.9 (X)   Lithuanian 893 0.7
No disability 65,796 90.8   Norwegian 1,383 1.1
 Percent employed 81.9 (X)   Polish 12,146 10.0
     Population 65 years and over 11,666 100.0   Portuguese 463 0.4
With a disability 3,869 33.2   Russian 2,558 2.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,108 1.7
        Scottish 3,166 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,619 1.3
  Population 5 years and over 113,866 100.0   Subsaharan African 150 0.1
Same house in 1995 70,412 61.8   Swedish 1,866 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 41,577 36.5   Swiss 629 0.5
 Same county 14,557 12.8   Ukrainian 1,733 1.4
 Different county 27,020 23.7   United States or American 5,612 4.6
  Same state 17,715 15.6   Welsh 1,449 1.2
  Different state 9,305 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 196 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,877 1.6   Other ancestries 15,184 12.4
 
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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