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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monmouth 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 615,301 100.0
      enrolled in school 165,915 100.0   Native 551,494 89.6
Nursery school, preschool 15,179 9.1       Born in United States 543,095 88.3
Kindergarten 9,864 5.9           State of residence 345,640 56.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 76,252 46.0           Different state 197,455 32.1
High school (grades 9-12) 34,262 20.7       Born outside United States 8,399 1.4
College or graduate school 30,358 18.3   Foreign born 63,807 10.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 22,841 3.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 34,090 5.5
  Population 25 years and over 413,058 100.0       Not a citizen 29,717 4.8
Less than 9th grade 15,421 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 34,473 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 113,343 27.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 63,807 100.0
Some college, no degree 80,586 19.5   Europe 19,917 31.2
Associate degree 26,393 6.4   Asia 19,339 30.3
Bachelor's degree 90,050 21.8   Africa 1,732 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 52,792 12.8   Oceania 223 0.3
        Latin America 21,379 33.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.9 (X)   Northern America 1,217 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 573,303 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 479,428 100.0   English only 488,958 85.3
Never married 121,081 25.3   Language other than English 84,345 14.7
Now married, except separated 279,866 58.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30,827 5.4
Separated 7,807 1.6   Spanish 30,137 5.3
Widowed 35,127 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,394 2.3
 Female 28,881 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 35,508 6.2
Divorced 35,547 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,773 1.9
 Female 21,520 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14,738 2.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,681 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 615,301 100.0
           under 18 years 11,154 100.0     Total ancestries reported 743,730 120.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,170 28.4   Arab 5,200 0.8
        Czech¹ 3,728 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,229 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 452,598 100.0   Dutch 7,973 1.3
Civilian veterans 54,198 12.0   English 43,349 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 11,252 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,101 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 85,995 14.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 136,356 100.0   Greek 6,223 1.0
With a disability 8,574 6.3   Hungarian 8,059 1.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 355,481 100.0   Irish¹ 141,615 23.0
With a disability 49,406 13.9   Italian 142,727 23.2
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Lithuanian 2,860 0.5
No disability 306,075 86.1   Norwegian 5,300 0.9
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 46,267 7.5
     Population 65 years and over 73,984 100.0   Portuguese 4,453 0.7
With a disability 26,549 35.9   Russian 20,132 3.3
        Scotch-Irish 7,654 1.2
        Scottish 9,883 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3,017 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 573,303 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,140 0.3
Same house in 1995 350,530 61.1   Swedish 5,714 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 209,448 36.5   Swiss 1,011 0.2
 Same county 114,670 20.0   Ukrainian 5,158 0.8
 Different county 94,778 16.5   United States or American 21,098 3.4
  Same state 49,317 8.6   Welsh 2,737 0.4
  Different state 45,461 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5,939 1.0
Elsewhere in 1995 13,325 2.3   Other ancestries 138,916 22.6
 
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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