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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Elgin, Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school25,352100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6576.5
Kindergarten1,7967.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)11,57645.7
High school (grades 9-12)5,06420.0
College or graduate school5,25920.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over57,348100.0
Less than 9th grade8,06314.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,96812.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,33625.0
Some college, no degree12,29821.4
Associate degree3,9046.8
Bachelor's degree8,32614.5
Graduate or professional degree3,4536.0
Percent high school graduate or higher73.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over70,703100.0
Never married20,22728.6
Now married, except separated39,43555.8
Separated1,2021.7
Widowed3,5625.0
Female
3,0144.3
Divorced6,2778.9
Female
3,7115.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,958100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren61731.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over66,841100.0
Civilian veterans6,0029.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years22,521100.0
With a disability1,7677.8
Population 21 to 64 years53,999100.0
With a disability10,12918.8
Percent employed
64.1(X)
No disability43,87081.2
Percent employed
79.4(X)
Population 65 years and over7,698100.0
With a disability2,98838.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over85,359100.0
Same house in 199544,18251.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199536,07642.3
Same county
20,27023.7
Different county
15,80618.5
Same state
11,64013.6
Different state
4,1664.9
Elsewhere in 19955,1016.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population93,895100.0
Native71,63776.3
Born in United States
70,28674.9
State of residence
54,69758.3
Different state
15,58916.6
Born outside United States
1,3511.4
Foreign born22,25823.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
11,38912.1
Naturalized citizen
6,0596.5
Not a citizen
16,19917.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)22,258100.0
Europe1,2565.6
Asia2,82512.7
Africa1120.5
Oceania260.1
Latin America17,93380.6
Northern America1060.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over85,359100.0
English only54,25363.6
Language other than English31,10636.4
Speak English less than 'very well
18,82122.0
Spanish
26,05230.5
Speak English less than "very well"
16,98719.9
Other Indo-European languages
2,3792.8
Speak English less than "very well"
7440.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,0162.4
Speak English less than "very well"
9291.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population93,895100.0

Total ancestries reported

105,453112.3
Arab1880.2
Czech11,0981.2
Danish5160.5
Dutch1,1151.2
English5,2895.6
French (except Basque)11,6671.8
French Canadian14540.5
German20,62022.0
Greek5200.6
Hungarian5530.6
Irish19,2399.8
Italian4,5844.9
Lithuanian2960.3
Norwegian1,8221.9
Polish5,9106.3
Portuguese230.0
Russian4270.5
Scotch-Irish9971.1
Scottish1,0981.2
Slovak1840.2
Subsaharan African2830.3
Swedish2,9783.2
Swiss5300.6
Ukrainian2550.3
United States or American2,7532.9
Welsh3550.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)860.1
Other ancestries41,61344.3
(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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