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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,093100.0
Nursery school, preschool7767.0
Kindergarten8547.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,16146.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,48922.4
College or graduate school1,81316.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,295100.0
Less than 9th grade2,35910.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,39310.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,36628.6
Some college, no degree5,25823.6
Associate degree1,4136.3
Bachelor's degree3,62716.3
Graduate or professional degree8793.9
Percent high school graduate or higher78.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,318100.0
Never married8,40929.7
Now married, except separated16,38257.9
Separated3101.1
Widowed8983.2
Female
7372.6
Divorced2,3198.2
Female
1,3774.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,125100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren30427.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,391100.0
Civilian veterans1,9627.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,171100.0
With a disability7477.3
Population 21 to 64 years23,178100.0
With a disability3,89016.8
Percent employed
68.8(X)
No disability19,28883.2
Percent employed
78.0(X)
Population 65 years and over1,522100.0
With a disability61240.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over34,913100.0
Same house in 199519,37055.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,28338.0
Same county
7,19020.6
Different county
6,09317.5
Same state
4,37512.5
Different state
1,7184.9
Elsewhere in 19952,2606.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population38,366100.0
Native27,47071.6
Born in United States
27,12270.7
State of residence
21,62956.4
Different state
5,49314.3
Born outside United States
3480.9
Foreign born10,89628.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,17213.5
Naturalized citizen
3,88210.1
Not a citizen
7,01418.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,896100.0
Europe1,27311.7
Asia3,29130.2
Africa1431.3
Oceania00.0
Latin America6,12656.2
Northern America630.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over34,913100.0
English only21,67962.1
Language other than English13,23437.9
Speak English less than 'very well
7,18520.6
Spanish
7,95122.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5,13814.7
Other Indo-European languages
3,49910.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4434.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5634.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5801.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population38,366100.0

Total ancestries reported

43,509113.4
Arab2120.6
Czech14281.1
Danish2040.5
Dutch2580.7
English1,4813.9
French (except Basque)16881.8
French Canadian12200.6
German5,96515.5
Greek3580.9
Hungarian850.2
Irish14,84212.6
Italian3,3538.7
Lithuanian1560.4
Norwegian5781.5
Polish4,22111.0
Portuguese510.1
Russian4151.1
Scotch-Irish2390.6
Scottish4731.2
Slovak1080.3
Subsaharan African1570.4
Swedish1,0612.8
Swiss140.0
Ukrainian1680.4
United States or American6631.7
Welsh1520.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1870.5
Other ancestries16,77243.7
(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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