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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Aurora, Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school40,749100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,6428.9
Kindergarten2,9727.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)19,24147.2
High school (grades 9-12)7,56118.6
College or graduate school7,33318.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over83,551100.0
Less than 9th grade10,53212.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,82811.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)18,32621.9
Some college, no degree14,89517.8
Associate degree4,9796.0
Bachelor's degree17,22220.6
Graduate or professional degree7,7699.3
Percent high school graduate or higher75.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher29.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over103,881100.0
Never married30,09829.0
Now married, except separated59,38057.2
Separated1,7911.7
Widowed4,1234.0
Female
3,2713.1
Divorced8,4898.2
Female
5,0014.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,326100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,22536.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over97,932100.0
Civilian veterans7,7047.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years36,288100.0
With a disability2,9678.2
Population 21 to 64 years83,309100.0
With a disability15,85219.0
Percent employed
62.2(X)
No disability67,45781.0
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over7,790100.0
With a disability3,14140.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over128,477100.0
Same house in 199557,67444.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199563,12849.1
Same county
32,33225.2
Different county
30,79624.0
Same state
18,38214.3
Different state
12,4149.7
Elsewhere in 19957,6756.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population143,609100.0
Native112,75178.5
Born in United States
110,88577.2
State of residence
80,40856.0
Different state
30,47721.2
Born outside United States
1,8661.3
Foreign born30,85821.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
16,38811.4
Naturalized citizen
8,4945.9
Not a citizen
22,36415.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)30,858100.0
Europe1,7265.6
Asia3,41711.1
Africa4111.3
Oceania880.3
Latin America24,92080.8
Northern America2961.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over128,477100.0
English only83,95365.3
Language other than English44,52434.7
Speak English less than 'very well
24,89219.4
Spanish
38,09729.7
Speak English less than "very well"
22,91317.8
Other Indo-European languages
3,4182.7
Speak English less than "very well"
9200.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,6552.1
Speak English less than "very well"
9010.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population143,609100.0

Total ancestries reported

155,613108.4
Arab3900.3
Czech11,3941.0
Danish7570.5
Dutch1,8311.3
English8,0145.6
French (except Basque)12,4861.7
French Canadian16690.5
German25,07017.5
Greek9350.7
Hungarian8190.6
Irish114,0229.8
Italian6,7044.7
Lithuanian7530.5
Norwegian2,7331.9
Polish6,6444.6
Portuguese980.1
Russian5620.4
Scotch-Irish1,2780.9
Scottish1,9471.4
Slovak3890.3
Subsaharan African7480.5
Swedish3,1292.2
Swiss2910.2
Ukrainian4100.3
United States or American4,2603.0
Welsh5680.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1970.1
Other ancestries68,51547.7
(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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