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Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,735100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2449.8
Kindergarten5624.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,89646.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,79221.9
College or graduate school2,24117.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over28,025100.0
Less than 9th grade3981.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9173.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,92414.0
Some college, no degree5,39619.3
Associate degree1,7256.2
Bachelor's degree9,91835.4
Graduate or professional degree5,74720.5
Percent high school graduate or higher95.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher55.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over32,623100.0
Never married6,75720.7
Now married, except separated21,81966.9
Separated2680.8
Widowed1,4294.4
Female
1,1663.6
Divorced2,3507.2
Female
1,5594.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years436100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14633.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over30,400100.0
Civilian veterans2,3777.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,406100.0
With a disability4944.7
Population 21 to 64 years25,533100.0
With a disability2,1768.5
Percent employed
76.1(X)
No disability23,35791.5
Percent employed
82.9(X)
Population 65 years and over3,638100.0
With a disability1,08529.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over39,841100.0
Same house in 199524,34361.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,84534.8
Same county
6,41016.1
Different county
7,43518.7
Same state
5,15912.9
Different state
2,2765.7
Elsewhere in 19951,6534.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population42,591100.0
Native33,90179.6
Born in United States
33,61078.9
State of residence
26,13661.4
Different state
7,47417.5
Born outside United States
2910.7
Foreign born8,69020.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,0849.6
Naturalized citizen
4,47910.5
Not a citizen
4,2119.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)8,690100.0
Europe4,46251.3
Asia3,15436.3
Africa800.9
Oceania70.1
Latin America8189.4
Northern America1691.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over39,841100.0
English only30,09175.5
Language other than English9,75024.5
Speak English less than 'very well
3,9259.9
Spanish
1,4513.6
Speak English less than "very well"
5181.3
Other Indo-European languages
5,39513.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1805.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,4446.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1652.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population42,591100.0

Total ancestries reported

48,581114.1
Arab1680.4
Czech14881.1
Danish2090.5
Dutch4631.1
English2,2505.3
French (except Basque)15921.4
French Canadian13070.7
German6,87616.1
Greek3160.7
Hungarian5471.3
Irish14,1279.7
Italian2,3965.6
Lithuanian3670.9
Norwegian7531.8
Polish5,42812.7
Portuguese190.0
Russian6,54215.4
Scotch-Irish2890.7
Scottish5251.2
Slovak1090.3
Subsaharan African840.2
Swedish8592.0
Swiss500.1
Ukrainian1,0172.4
United States or American2,4595.8
Welsh1190.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)730.2
Other ancestries11,14926.2
(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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