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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,155100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6068.8
Kindergarten8174.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,92343.6
High school (grades 9-12)4,02922.2
College or graduate school3,78020.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over54,025100.0
Less than 9th grade1,4672.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,4524.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,47519.4
Some college, no degree11,47921.2
Associate degree3,0515.6
Bachelor's degree16,30930.2
Graduate or professional degree8,79216.3
Percent high school graduate or higher92.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher46.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over61,544100.0
Never married13,55722.0
Now married, except separated38,05061.8
Separated4860.8
Widowed4,6797.6
Female
3,9406.4
Divorced4,7727.8
Female
2,9464.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years577100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16027.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over58,465100.0
Civilian veterans6,59211.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,690100.0
With a disability8415.7
Population 21 to 64 years44,675100.0
With a disability4,98511.2
Percent employed
71.6(X)
No disability39,69088.8
Percent employed
82.0(X)
Population 65 years and over11,220100.0
With a disability4,04836.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over71,417100.0
Same house in 199543,29160.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199525,06835.1
Same county
19,01026.6
Different county
6,0588.5
Same state
2,7523.9
Different state
3,3064.6
Elsewhere in 19953,0584.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population76,098100.0
Native65,55286.1
Born in United States
65,03585.5
State of residence
51,51967.7
Different state
13,51617.8
Born outside United States
5170.7
Foreign born10,54613.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,7726.3
Naturalized citizen
4,8636.4
Not a citizen
5,6837.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,546100.0
Europe4,53943.0
Asia3,88436.8
Africa1781.7
Oceania160.2
Latin America1,67615.9
Northern America2532.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over71,417100.0
English only58,79782.3
Language other than English12,62017.7
Speak English less than 'very well
4,9987.0
Spanish
2,7213.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3741.9
Other Indo-European languages
6,5249.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1333.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,8634.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3841.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population76,098100.0

Total ancestries reported

95,590125.6
Arab3160.4
Czech11,2871.7
Danish6670.9
Dutch7881.0
English6,2988.3
French (except Basque)11,6242.1
French Canadian13400.4
German20,89927.5
Greek1,4421.9
Hungarian6700.9
Irish114,62519.2
Italian8,45611.1
Lithuanian4320.6
Norwegian2,0532.7
Polish11,00114.5
Portuguese310.0
Russian2,0462.7
Scotch-Irish8691.1
Scottish1,2961.7
Slovak3770.5
Subsaharan African440.1
Swedish3,3074.3
Swiss2740.4
Ukrainian6170.8
United States or American2,2322.9
Welsh3670.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)290.0
Other ancestries13,20317.3
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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