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Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,229100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0226.7
Kindergarten8675.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,58043.2
High school (grades 9-12)3,40722.4
College or graduate school3,35322.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over31,543100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3214.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,9476.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,41223.5
Some college, no degree7,14322.6
Associate degree2,3937.6
Bachelor's degree7,66924.3
Graduate or professional degree3,65811.6
Percent high school graduate or higher89.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher35.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over38,473100.0
Never married10,60527.6
Now married, except separated22,62858.8
Separated4191.1
Widowed1,7464.5
Female
1,4343.7
Divorced3,0758.0
Female
1,9375.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,175100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren30526.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over35,995100.0
Civilian veterans3,0208.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,738100.0
With a disability7796.1
Population 21 to 64 years30,589100.0
With a disability3,92012.8
Percent employed
69.2(X)
No disability26,66987.2
Percent employed
81.3(X)
Population 65 years and over3,094100.0
With a disability1,21439.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over46,715100.0
Same house in 199526,09255.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,69237.9
Same county
12,92827.7
Different county
4,76410.2
Same state
2,1554.6
Different state
2,6095.6
Elsewhere in 19952,9316.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population50,352100.0
Native38,70176.9
Born in United States
38,30476.1
State of residence
29,64058.9
Different state
8,66417.2
Born outside United States
3970.8
Foreign born11,65123.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,46710.9
Naturalized citizen
5,08810.1
Not a citizen
6,56313.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,651100.0
Europe2,01717.3
Asia6,32154.3
Africa1411.2
Oceania100.1
Latin America3,01925.9
Northern America1431.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over46,715100.0
English only32,63469.9
Language other than English14,08130.1
Speak English less than 'very well
6,68614.3
Spanish
4,0478.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4345.2
Other Indo-European languages
5,39311.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9214.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,1298.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1774.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population50,352100.0

Total ancestries reported

62,519124.2
Arab3420.7
Czech17081.4
Danish4190.8
Dutch4300.9
English2,7405.4
French (except Basque)11,0762.1
French Canadian12810.6
German11,04021.9
Greek7451.5
Hungarian3700.7
Irish17,40514.7
Italian5,43210.8
Lithuanian3840.8
Norwegian1,1752.3
Polish6,72113.3
Portuguese90.0
Russian7821.6
Scotch-Irish4300.9
Scottish5861.2
Slovak1310.3
Subsaharan African1830.4
Swedish1,4612.9
Swiss1600.3
Ukrainian2820.6
United States or American1,1992.4
Welsh2410.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1160.2
Other ancestries17,67135.1
(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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