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Social Statistics

Decatur, Illinois,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,672100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,4837.2
Kindergarten1,1275.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,13144.2
High school (grades 9-12)3,79118.3
College or graduate school5,14024.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over53,061100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5744.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,61414.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,22536.2
Some college, no degree11,88222.4
Associate degree2,7515.2
Bachelor's degree5,99011.3
Graduate or professional degree3,0255.7
Percent high school graduate or higher80.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over65,459100.0
Never married17,22026.3
Now married, except separated32,90850.3
Separated1,2091.8
Widowed5,3898.2
Female
4,5897.0
Divorced8,73313.3
Female
4,9117.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,458100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren71649.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over62,349100.0
Civilian veterans9,18814.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years18,324100.0
With a disability1,86110.2
Population 21 to 64 years43,896100.0
With a disability9,12620.8
Percent employed
55.7(X)
No disability34,77079.2
Percent employed
75.7(X)
Population 65 years and over12,716100.0
With a disability5,09440.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over76,611100.0
Same house in 199540,08852.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199535,87946.8
Same county
24,23731.6
Different county
11,64215.2
Same state
6,9829.1
Different state
4,6606.1
Elsewhere in 19956440.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population82,113100.0
Native80,80498.4
Born in United States
80,52098.1
State of residence
63,13876.9
Different state
17,38221.2
Born outside United States
2840.3
Foreign born1,3091.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5060.6
Naturalized citizen
5790.7
Not a citizen
7300.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,309100.0
Europe37728.8
Asia49037.4
Africa906.9
Oceania70.5
Latin America27320.9
Northern America725.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over76,611100.0
English only73,83896.4
Language other than English2,7733.6
Speak English less than 'very well
8311.1
Spanish
1,4251.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4640.6
Other Indo-European languages
9781.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1840.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3200.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1680.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population82,113100.0

Total ancestries reported

73,38489.4
Arab770.1
Czech11800.2
Danish1510.2
Dutch1,3421.6
English7,6689.3
French (except Basque)11,9042.3
French Canadian13040.4
German15,87919.3
Greek1510.2
Hungarian1250.2
Irish19,18811.2
Italian1,2921.6
Lithuanian750.1
Norwegian6330.8
Polish1,3401.6
Portuguese250.0
Russian1470.2
Scotch-Irish1,2271.5
Scottish1,0341.3
Slovak700.1
Subsaharan African6260.8
Swedish7740.9
Swiss2260.3
Ukrainian300.0
United States or American8,41810.3
Welsh4850.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)630.1
Other ancestries19,95024.3
(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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