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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school25,042100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2084.8
Kindergarten1,9867.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,82651.2
High school (grades 9-12)5,63722.5
College or graduate school3,38513.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over44,871100.0
Less than 9th grade13,93031.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,29320.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,51825.7
Some college, no degree5,77112.9
Associate degree1,6023.6
Bachelor's degree1,7804.0
Graduate or professional degree9772.2
Percent high school graduate or higher48.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher6.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over60,057100.0
Never married19,53232.5
Now married, except separated31,92753.2
Separated1,7542.9
Widowed3,2055.3
Female
2,5624.3
Divorced3,6396.1
Female
1,9523.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,853100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren96633.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over55,966100.0
Civilian veterans3,1275.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years24,942100.0
With a disability2,3759.5
Population 21 to 64 years45,385100.0
With a disability11,81926.0
Percent employed
52.4(X)
No disability33,56674.0
Percent employed
61.6(X)
Population 65 years and over5,804100.0
With a disability3,02952.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over76,342100.0
Same house in 199540,17752.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199529,89839.2
Same county
26,95035.3
Different county
2,9483.9
Same state
8191.1
Different state
2,1292.8
Elsewhere in 19956,2678.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population85,616100.0
Native48,27356.4
Born in United States
46,65554.5
State of residence
41,48948.5
Different state
5,1666.0
Born outside United States
1,6181.9
Foreign born37,34343.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
15,92818.6
Naturalized citizen
10,07611.8
Not a citizen
27,26731.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)37,343100.0
Europe1,3703.7
Asia8652.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America35,10194.0
Northern America70.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over76,342100.0
English only19,53425.6
Language other than English56,80874.4
Speak English less than 'very well
31,91341.8
Spanish
53,60370.2
Speak English less than "very well"
30,68140.2
Other Indo-European languages
2,3683.1
Speak English less than "very well"
8971.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5790.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2450.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population85,616100.0

Total ancestries reported

83,29497.3
Arab2530.3
Czech11,9632.3
Danish940.1
Dutch1970.2
English7040.8
French (except Basque)14390.5
French Canadian11060.1
German3,1783.7
Greek2870.3
Hungarian1000.1
Irish13,2063.7
Italian2,5973.0
Lithuanian4430.5
Norwegian2490.3
Polish3,9844.7
Portuguese270.0
Russian1430.2
Scotch-Irish1070.1
Scottish1150.1
Slovak2520.3
Subsaharan African750.1
Swedish2360.3
Swiss90.0
Ukrainian890.1
United States or American1,2541.5
Welsh00.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)680.1
Other ancestries63,11973.7
(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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