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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

DeKalb, Illinois,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,726100.0
Nursery school, preschool7013.4
Kindergarten3711.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,86813.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,1635.6
College or graduate school15,62375.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,096100.0
Less than 9th grade7724.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,3517.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,61721.2
Some college, no degree3,55420.8
Associate degree1,3127.7
Bachelor's degree3,37619.7
Graduate or professional degree3,11418.2
Percent high school graduate or higher87.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher38.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,116100.0
Never married17,38452.5
Now married, except separated12,31637.2
Separated3381.0
Widowed1,1863.6
Female
9452.9
Divorced1,8925.7
Female
1,1023.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years142100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9063.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over32,097100.0
Civilian veterans2,3437.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,903100.0
With a disability9127.7
Population 21 to 64 years21,672100.0
With a disability2,88113.3
Percent employed
60.9(X)
No disability18,79186.7
Percent employed
72.9(X)
Population 65 years and over2,757100.0
With a disability92233.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over36,729100.0
Same house in 199511,97632.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199523,29063.4
Same county
6,59718.0
Different county
16,69345.4
Same state
14,21938.7
Different state
2,4746.7
Elsewhere in 19951,4634.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population38,840100.0
Native35,32390.9
Born in United States
34,98590.1
State of residence
27,21470.1
Different state
7,77120.0
Born outside United States
3380.9
Foreign born3,5179.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,0325.2
Naturalized citizen
1,1833.0
Not a citizen
2,3346.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,517100.0
Europe55815.9
Asia1,17133.3
Africa2527.2
Oceania250.7
Latin America1,42540.5
Northern America862.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over36,729100.0
English only31,19884.9
Language other than English5,53115.1
Speak English less than 'very well
2,0255.5
Spanish
2,8597.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2943.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,4724.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3090.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8752.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3420.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population38,840100.0

Total ancestries reported

43,291111.5
Arab1740.4
Czech15011.3
Danish2270.6
Dutch6221.6
English2,9327.5
French (except Basque)19462.4
French Canadian11890.5
German9,52024.5
Greek4201.1
Hungarian2030.5
Irish15,62614.5
Italian2,1765.6
Lithuanian2470.6
Norwegian1,3293.4
Polish2,3836.1
Portuguese460.1
Russian3220.8
Scotch-Irish3320.9
Scottish5131.3
Slovak900.2
Subsaharan African4171.1
Swedish1,7674.5
Swiss1280.3
Ukrainian1300.3
United States or American1,2933.3
Welsh1900.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1170.3
Other ancestries10,45126.9
(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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