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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,687100.0
Nursery school, preschool7589.9
Kindergarten4756.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,24742.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,56220.3
College or graduate school1,64521.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,689100.0
Less than 9th grade3391.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6343.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,25112.7
Some college, no degree3,17818.0
Associate degree8785.0
Bachelor's degree6,41936.3
Graduate or professional degree3,99022.6
Percent high school graduate or higher94.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher58.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,613100.0
Never married4,53122.0
Now married, except separated13,33864.7
Separated1991.0
Widowed1,1525.6
Female
9234.5
Divorced1,3936.8
Female
9534.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years227100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5825.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,406100.0
Civilian veterans1,97210.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,093100.0
With a disability3445.6
Population 21 to 64 years15,679100.0
With a disability1,4539.3
Percent employed
68.1(X)
No disability14,22690.7
Percent employed
80.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,994100.0
With a disability93331.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,797100.0
Same house in 199514,63559.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,16537.0
Same county
4,88919.7
Different county
4,27617.2
Same state
2,4039.7
Different state
1,8737.6
Elsewhere in 19959974.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,040100.0
Native24,13589.3
Born in United States
23,90888.4
State of residence
16,34860.5
Different state
7,56028.0
Born outside United States
2270.8
Foreign born2,90510.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,6065.9
Naturalized citizen
9893.7
Not a citizen
1,9167.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,905100.0
Europe85429.4
Asia1,10137.9
Africa672.3
Oceania00.0
Latin America74325.6
Northern America1404.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,797100.0
English only21,38186.2
Language other than English3,41613.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2435.0
Spanish
1,1624.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4781.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,5536.3
Speak English less than "very well"
5332.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5642.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1860.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,040100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,012133.2
Arab1160.4
Czech18873.3
Danish3181.2
Dutch4421.6
English3,58813.3
French (except Basque)16982.6
French Canadian12440.9
German7,52527.8
Greek3411.3
Hungarian1870.7
Irish16,08822.5
Italian2,78910.3
Lithuanian4151.5
Norwegian7862.9
Polish2,4098.9
Portuguese140.1
Russian1910.7
Scotch-Irish4631.7
Scottish9753.6
Slovak1100.4
Subsaharan African570.2
Swedish1,2354.6
Swiss1260.5
Ukrainian1070.4
United States or American6282.3
Welsh2731.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries5,00018.5
(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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