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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Morris 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 470,212 100.0
      enrolled in school 122,655 100.0   Native 397,574 84.6
Nursery school, preschool 13,044 10.6       Born in United States 391,838 83.3
Kindergarten 6,710 5.5           State of residence 268,920 57.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 53,411 43.5           Different state 122,918 26.1
High school (grades 9-12) 24,198 19.7       Born outside United States 5,736 1.2
College or graduate school 25,292 20.6   Foreign born 72,638 15.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 29,695 6.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 36,134 7.7
  Population 25 years and over 323,881 100.0       Not a citizen 36,504 7.8
Less than 9th grade 11,247 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19,247 5.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 77,730 24.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 72,638 100.0
Some college, no degree 54,824 16.9   Europe 21,907 30.2
Associate degree 18,063 5.6   Asia 24,521 33.8
Bachelor's degree 87,641 27.1   Africa 1,714 2.4
Graduate or professional degree 55,129 17.0   Oceania 232 0.3
        Latin America 22,298 30.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.6 (X)   Northern America 1,966 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 44.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 437,746 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 370,871 100.0   English only 351,459 80.3
Never married 88,507 23.9   Language other than English 86,287 19.7
Now married, except separated 230,395 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33,175 7.6
Separated 5,627 1.5   Spanish 31,704 7.2
Widowed 22,061 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15,955 3.6
 Female 18,089 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 34,478 7.9
Divorced 24,281 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,853 2.3
 Female 15,225 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17,266 3.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,740 1.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 470,212 100.0
           under 18 years 6,910 100.0     Total ancestries reported 582,812 123.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,368 19.8   Arab 3,149 0.7
        Czech¹ 3,684 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,807 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 353,735 100.0   Dutch 10,819 2.3
Civilian veterans 36,327 10.3   English 40,603 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,409 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,674 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 76,871 16.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 97,103 100.0   Greek 4,367 0.9
With a disability 6,125 6.3   Hungarian 7,124 1.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 284,431 100.0   Irish¹ 93,611 19.9
With a disability 35,788 12.6   Italian 107,123 22.8
 Percent employed 67.8 (X)   Lithuanian 2,538 0.5
No disability 248,643 87.4   Norwegian 4,955 1.1
 Percent employed 80.5 (X)   Polish 35,103 7.5
     Population 65 years and over 51,584 100.0   Portuguese 2,313 0.5
With a disability 16,962 32.9   Russian 13,421 2.9
        Scotch-Irish 5,862 1.2
        Scottish 9,771 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3,272 0.7
  Population 5 years and over 437,746 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,430 0.3
Same house in 1995 267,435 61.1   Swedish 5,137 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 153,324 35.0   Swiss 2,162 0.5
 Same county 71,653 16.4   Ukrainian 5,147 1.1
 Different county 81,671 18.7   United States or American 17,653 3.8
  Same state 51,684 11.8   Welsh 3,334 0.7
  Different state 29,987 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2,182 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 16,987 3.9   Other ancestries 107,291 22.8
 
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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