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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Passaic 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 489,049 100.0
      enrolled in school 129,731 100.0   Native 358,758 73.4
Nursery school, preschool 9,774 7.5       Born in United States 337,912 69.1
Kindergarten 7,945 6.1           State of residence 264,008 54.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 58,565 45.1           Different state 73,904 15.1
High school (grades 9-12) 27,662 21.3       Born outside United States 20,846 4.3
College or graduate school 25,785 19.9   Foreign born 130,291 26.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 55,580 11.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 53,888 11.0
  Population 25 years and over 316,401 100.0       Not a citizen 76,403 15.6
Less than 9th grade 37,347 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 47,063 14.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 98,830 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 130,291 100.0
Some college, no degree 52,856 16.7   Europe 25,884 19.9
Associate degree 13,228 4.2   Asia 21,953 16.8
Bachelor's degree 44,793 14.2   Africa 1,734 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 22,284 7.0   Oceania 67 0.1
        Latin America 79,976 61.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.3 (X)   Northern America 677 0.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 452,743 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 380,983 100.0   English only 263,028 58.1
Never married 118,336 31.1   Language other than English 189,715 41.9
Now married, except separated 194,316 51.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 95,449 21.1
Separated 12,332 3.2   Spanish 127,055 28.1
Widowed 27,597 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69,222 15.3
 Female 22,689 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 42,968 9.5
Divorced 28,402 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18,512 4.1
 Female 17,197 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9,332 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,985 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 489,049 100.0
           under 18 years 15,468 100.0     Total ancestries reported 532,295 108.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,229 27.3   Arab 10,688 2.2
        Czech¹ 2,284 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 598 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 361,957 100.0   Dutch 14,550 3.0
Civilian veterans 29,357 8.1   English 16,268 3.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,924 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,109 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 39,839 8.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 110,446 100.0   Greek 2,634 0.5
With a disability 10,084 9.1   Hungarian 5,671 1.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 280,916 100.0   Irish¹ 46,237 9.5
With a disability 63,710 22.7   Italian 81,205 16.6
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 1,476 0.3
No disability 217,206 77.3   Norwegian 1,194 0.2
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 30,171 6.2
     Population 65 years and over 56,769 100.0   Portuguese 931 0.2
With a disability 23,661 41.7   Russian 8,231 1.7
        Scotch-Irish 2,456 0.5
        Scottish 4,112 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2,290 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 452,743 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,851 0.6
Same house in 1995 268,889 59.4   Swedish 2,033 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 160,793 35.5   Swiss 1,321 0.3
 Same county 111,246 24.6   Ukrainian 4,462 0.9
 Different county 49,547 10.9   United States or American 13,794 2.8
  Same state 33,025 7.3   Welsh 945 0.2
  Different state 16,522 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7,332 1.5
Elsewhere in 1995 23,061 5.1   Other ancestries 222,689 45.5
 
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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