- About 6.8 percent of the enrolled population 3 and older in the New York metropolitan area were enrolled in preschool or nursery school. In Mountainside, N.J., 16.7 percent were enrolled, among the highest in the area. Among towns at the other end of the spectrum was Thiells, N.Y., where 0.4 percent were enrolled.
- In New Square, N.Y., 92.0 percent of people 5 and older spoke a language other than English at home, among the highest in the metro area. Among the lowest was Fair Haven, N.J., at 3.2 percent. For the area as a whole, the corresponding rate was 38.2 percent.
- In Scarsdale, N.Y., 85.5 percent of people 25 and older had at least a bachelor's degree, among the highest in the metro area. Among the lowest was New Square, N.Y., at 6.2 percent. For the metro area as a whole, 35.9 percent had a bachelor's degree.
- In North Bay Shore, N.Y., 22.1 percent of the civilian employed population 16 and older worked in the manufacturing industry, among the highest in the area. Among the places at the opposite end of the spectrum was Lawrence, N.Y., where 0.9 percent did so. Area-wide, the corresponding rate was 6.5 percent.
- The percentage of males 15 and older who were married (not including those who were separated) was 78.4 percent in North Hills, N.Y., and the corresponding percentage for females was 72.2 percent in East Hills, N.Y. Both were among the highest in the metro area. The percentages were not significantly different from one another. In Stony Brook University, N.Y., 4.0 percent of males were married and 2.5 percent of females were married. Both were among the lowest in the metro area. The percentages were not significantly different from one another.
- In Crestwood Village, N.J., 53.1 percent of households had a person 65 and older who lived alone, among the highest in the metro area. In Princeton Meadows, N.J., the corresponding percentage was 1.7 percent, among the lowest. Area-wide, the corresponding rate was 10.0 percent.
American Community Survey Details Characteristics Within New York Metro Area
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