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Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,406100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0188.2
Kindergarten6605.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,73646.2
High school (grades 9-12)2,56120.6
College or graduate school2,43119.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,266100.0
Less than 9th grade8613.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,5946.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,06225.0
Some college, no degree6,05224.9
Associate degree1,9378.0
Bachelor's degree5,70423.5
Graduate or professional degree2,0568.5
Percent high school graduate or higher89.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher32.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,708100.0
Never married7,64925.7
Now married, except separated18,01060.6
Separated3501.2
Widowed1,4574.9
Female
1,2154.1
Divorced2,2427.5
Female
1,3354.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years580100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12621.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over27,798100.0
Civilian veterans1,9236.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,661100.0
With a disability5415.1
Population 21 to 64 years23,960100.0
With a disability2,43310.2
Percent employed
69.2(X)
No disability21,52789.8
Percent employed
83.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,107100.0
With a disability1,00447.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over36,812100.0
Same house in 199519,78753.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,35441.7
Same county
9,43125.6
Different county
5,92316.1
Same state
3,91510.6
Different state
2,0085.5
Elsewhere in 19951,6714.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population39,790100.0
Native33,10183.2
Born in United States
32,68282.1
State of residence
26,43566.4
Different state
6,24715.7
Born outside United States
4191.1
Foreign born6,68916.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,2658.2
Naturalized citizen
3,0147.6
Not a citizen
3,6759.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,689100.0
Europe1,44221.6
Asia3,18547.6
Africa1442.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,82927.3
Northern America891.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over36,812100.0
English only28,61377.7
Language other than English8,19922.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3,84610.4
Spanish
2,9308.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6534.5
Other Indo-European languages
3,6239.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4864.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5924.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6901.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population39,790100.0

Total ancestries reported

49,972125.6
Arab1280.3
Czech11,0812.7
Danish2600.7
Dutch5511.4
English2,2555.7
French (except Basque)19952.5
French Canadian11840.5
German9,67724.3
Greek5021.3
Hungarian2130.5
Irish15,70514.3
Italian5,63314.2
Lithuanian5421.4
Norwegian1,0592.7
Polish5,03412.7
Portuguese380.1
Russian5071.3
Scotch-Irish2750.7
Scottish6461.6
Slovak770.2
Subsaharan African1590.4
Swedish1,2283.1
Swiss1740.4
Ukrainian2850.7
United States or American9392.4
Welsh2710.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)600.2
Other ancestries11,49428.9
(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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