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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 34,780 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,365 100.0   Native 34,127 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 594 6.3       Born in United States 33,576 96.5
Kindergarten 452 4.8           State of residence 20,961 60.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,511 48.2           Different state 12,615 36.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,181 23.3       Born outside United States 551 1.6
College or graduate school 1,627 17.4   Foreign born 653 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 356 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 23,273 100.0       Not a citizen 297 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,506 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,746 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,370 31.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 653 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,865 25.2   Europe 308 47.2
Associate degree 1,683 7.2   Asia 228 34.9
Bachelor's degree 2,486 10.7   Africa 5 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,617 6.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 94 14.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.7 (X)   Northern America 18 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,770 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,311 100.0   English only 31,248 95.4
Never married 5,339 19.5   Language other than English 1,522 4.6
Now married, except separated 17,079 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 414 1.3
Separated 768 2.8   Spanish 651 2.0
Widowed 1,737 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 135 0.4
 Female 1,421 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 611 1.9
Divorced 2,388 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 194 0.6
 Female 1,193 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 233 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,780 100.0
           under 18 years 723 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,463 96.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 222 30.7   Arab 72 0.2
        Czech¹ 144 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 112 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,173 100.0   Dutch 560 1.6
Civilian veterans 4,829 19.2   English 6,062 17.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 823 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 227 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,636 13.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,212 100.0   Greek 33 0.1
With a disability 839 10.2   Hungarian 76 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,888 100.0   Irish¹ 3,395 9.8
With a disability 3,521 17.7   Italian 1,180 3.4
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 47 0.1
No disability 16,367 82.3   Norwegian 324 0.9
 Percent employed 81.1 (X)   Polish 514 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,916 100.0   Portuguese 55 0.2
With a disability 1,594 40.7   Russian 226 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,059 3.0
        Scottish 839 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 30 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 32,770 100.0   Subsaharan African 56 0.2
Same house in 1995 19,565 59.7   Swedish 236 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,852 39.2   Swiss 61 0.2
 Same county 4,948 15.1   Ukrainian 47 0.1
 Different county 7,904 24.1   United States or American 5,579 16.0
  Same state 5,265 16.1   Welsh 238 0.7
  Different state 2,639 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 353 1.1   Other ancestries 6,809 19.6
 
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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