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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Burlington 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 423,394 100.0
      enrolled in school 111,053 100.0   Native 396,713 93.7
Nursery school, preschool 8,899 8.0       Born in United States 389,144 91.9
Kindergarten 6,101 5.5           State of residence 216,207 51.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 51,033 46.0           Different state 172,937 40.8
High school (grades 9-12) 24,880 22.4       Born outside United States 7,569 1.8
College or graduate school 20,140 18.1   Foreign born 26,681 6.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8,538 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 15,591 3.7
  Population 25 years and over 285,553 100.0       Not a citizen 11,090 2.6
Less than 9th grade 9,564 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 27,095 9.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 88,884 31.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 26,681 100.0
Some college, no degree 59,300 20.8   Europe 9,032 33.9
Associate degree 19,642 6.9   Asia 9,799 36.7
Bachelor's degree 54,721 19.2   Africa 1,340 5.0
Graduate or professional degree 26,347 9.2   Oceania 77 0.3
        Latin America 5,543 20.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.2 (X)   Northern America 890 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 396,629 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 334,883 100.0   English only 355,616 89.7
Never married 82,710 24.7   Language other than English 41,013 10.3
Now married, except separated 195,748 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14,158 3.6
Separated 7,557 2.3   Spanish 15,483 3.9
Widowed 22,409 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,066 1.3
 Female 18,287 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 16,691 4.2
Divorced 26,459 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,144 1.3
 Female 15,850 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6,921 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,505 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 423,394 100.0
           under 18 years 8,584 100.0     Total ancestries reported 508,488 120.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,176 37.0   Arab 1,226 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,946 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,253 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 311,590 100.0   Dutch 5,254 1.2
Civilian veterans 46,592 15.0   English 45,760 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,081 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,358 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 81,041 19.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 91,533 100.0   Greek 2,168 0.5
With a disability 7,040 7.7   Hungarian 6,281 1.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 237,341 100.0   Irish¹ 89,764 21.2
With a disability 35,010 14.8   Italian 69,170 16.3
 Percent employed 63.9 (X)   Lithuanian 2,389 0.6
No disability 202,331 85.2   Norwegian 2,674 0.6
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 29,867 7.1
     Population 65 years and over 50,430 100.0   Portuguese 1,427 0.3
With a disability 18,148 36.0   Russian 6,644 1.6
        Scotch-Irish 5,927 1.4
        Scottish 6,691 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2,114 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 396,629 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,442 0.6
Same house in 1995 238,001 60.0   Swedish 3,844 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 151,533 38.2   Swiss 874 0.2
 Same county 75,728 19.1   Ukrainian 2,890 0.7
 Different county 75,805 19.1   United States or American 15,267 3.6
  Same state 36,988 9.3   Welsh 3,360 0.8
  Different state 38,817 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3,120 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 7,095 1.8   Other ancestries 103,656 24.5
 
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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