New Jersey

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Language Spoken At Home in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Population 5 years and over8,255,899100%
English only5,811,13270.4%
Language other than English2,444,76729.6%
   Speak English less than very well1,022,84512.4%
   Spanish1,250,14315.1%
      Speak English less than very well588,1627.1%
   Other Indo-European languages701,2608.5%
      Speak English less than very well246,1443.0%
   Asian and Pacific Islander languages379,3164.6%
      Speak English less than very well154,2891.9%
   Other languages114,0481.4%
      Speak English less than very well34,2500.4%

Ancestry in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Total population8,793,888100%
  American331,4813.8%
  Arab89,5171.0%
  Czech31,3320.4%
  Danish17,9840.2%
  Dutch100,7651.1%
  English476,3765.4%
  French (except Basque)116,2271.3%
  French Canadian21,5620.2%
  German1,030,63611.7%
  Greek63,8950.7%
  Hungarian104,4561.2%
  Irish1,348,66515.3%
  Italian1,500,82417.1%
  Lithuanian34,9700.4%
  Norwegian41,3000.5%
  Polish553,7526.3%
  Portuguese80,1120.9%
  Russian188,1362.1%
  Scotch-Irish38,9210.4%
  Scottish96,6851.1%
  Slovak39,0560.4%
  Subsaharan African89,6241.0%
  Swedish52,3380.6%
  Swiss17,2120.2%
  Ukrainian69,8560.8%
  Welsh35,9560.4%
  West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)152,2991.7%
Households By Type in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Total households3,186,878100%
  Family households (families)2,205,53069.2%
     With own children under 18 years1,023,91432.1%
     Married-couple family1,634,68851.3%
        With own children under 18 years739,23523.2%
     Male householder, no wife present, family149,2434.7%
        With own children under 18 years62,8492.0%
     Female householder, no husband present, family421,59913.2%
        With own children under 18 years221,8307.0%
  Nonfamily households981,34830.8%
     Householder living alone827,59226.0%
        65 years and over328,67010.3%
 
  Households with one or more people under 18 years1,112,66134.9%
  Households with one or more people 65 years and over851,26926.7%
 
  Average household size30%
  Average family size30%
Relationship in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Population in households8,606,711100%
  Householder3,186,87837.0%
  Spouse1,633,77819.0%
  Child2,774,24232.2%
  Other relatives621,0507.2%
  Nonrelatives390,7634.5%
     Unmarried partner163,3601.9%
Marital Status in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Males 15 years and over3,421,155100%
  Never married1,245,99536.4%
  Now married, except separated1,797,47252.5%
  Separated54,9601.6%
  Widowed90,4822.6%
  Divorced232,2466.8%
 
  Females 15 years and over3,686,172100%
  Never married1,113,57130.2%
  Now married, except separated1,756,23547.6%
  Separated84,6302.3%
  Widowed368,97710.0%
  Divorced362,7599.8%
Fertility in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Number of women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months116,203100%
  Unmarried women (widowed, divorced, and never married)34,22129.4%
     Per 1,000 unmarried women300%
  Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old540%
     Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old140%
     Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old940%
     Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old330%
Grandparents in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Number of grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years186,196100%
  Responsible for grandchildren49,34226.5%
        Less than 1 year8,7324.7%
        1 or 2 years10,7675.8%
        3 or 4 years8,2764.4%
        5 or more years21,56711.6%
  Number of grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years49,342100%
  Who are female32,07065.0%
  Who are married31,99864.8%
School Enrollment in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,292,669100%
  Nursery school, preschool176,3897.7%
  Kindergarten117,3045.1%
  Elementary school (grades 1-8)909,85839.7%
  High school (grades 9-12)497,52521.7%
  College or graduate school591,59325.8%
Educational Attainment in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Population 25 years and over5,969,516100%
  Less than 9th grade326,1075.5%
  9th to 12th grade, no diploma396,9226.6%
  High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,741,27229.2%
  Some college, no degree1,023,64717.1%
  Associate's degree369,4706.2%
  Bachelor's degree1,314,38022.0%
  Graduate or professional degree797,71813.4%
 
  Percent high school graduate or higher087.9%
  Percent bachelor's degree or higher035.4%
Veteran Status in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Civilian population 18 years and over6,728,903100%
  Civilian veterans457,7246.8%
Disability Status Of The Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Total Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population8,682,727100%
  With a disability863,0669.9%
 
Under 18 years2,051,906100%
  With a disability71,8373.5%
 
18 to 64 years5,473,695100%
  With a disability407,6777.4%
 
65 years and over1,157,126100%
  With a disability383,55233.1%
Residence 1 Year Ago in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Population 1 year and over8,695,582100%
  Same house7,824,81890.0%
  Different house in the U.S.810,0159.3%
     Same county489,9895.6%
     Different county320,0263.7%
        Same state186,0412.1%
        Different state133,9851.5%
  Abroad60,7490.7%
Place Of Birth in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Total population8,793,888100%
  Native6,960,81279.2%
     Born in United States6,743,22476.7%
        State of residence4,597,69652.3%
        Different state2,145,52824.4%
     Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s)217,5882.5%
  Foreign born1,833,07620.8%
U.S. Citizenship Status in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Foreign-born population1,833,076100%
  Naturalized U.S. citizen928,03550.6%
  Not a U.S. citizen905,04149.4%
Year of Entry in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Population born outside the United States2,050,664100%
  Native217,588100%
    Entered 2010 or later4,5712.1%
    Entered before 2010213,01797.9%
  Foreign born1,833,076100%
    Entered 2010 or later47,0892.6%
    Entered before 20101,785,98797.4%
World Region Of Birth Of Foreign Born in New Jersey
*Base on 2012 Data
Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea1,833,076100%
  Europe313,25217.1%
  Asia580,76631.7%
  Africa85,7894.7%
  Oceania3,0750.2%
  Latin America834,12345.5%
  Northern America16,0710.9%