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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Joliet, Illinois,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school28,247100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,4338.6
Kindergarten1,8736.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,53247.9
High school (grades 9-12)5,38719.1
College or graduate school5,02217.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over64,520100.0
Less than 9th grade5,5678.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,11912.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,53530.3
Some college, no degree15,26223.7
Associate degree4,0336.3
Bachelor's degree8,33112.9
Graduate or professional degree3,6735.7
Percent high school graduate or higher78.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over79,411100.0
Never married22,13627.9
Now married, except separated43,10154.3
Separated1,3611.7
Widowed5,5627.0
Female
4,6215.8
Divorced7,2519.1
Female
3,8654.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,306100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren98842.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over75,007100.0
Civilian veterans8,00410.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,274100.0
With a disability1,6276.4
Population 21 to 64 years57,140100.0
With a disability10,24317.9
Percent employed
62.0(X)
No disability46,89782.1
Percent employed
75.8(X)
Population 65 years and over10,347100.0
With a disability4,30141.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over96,363100.0
Same house in 199546,79048.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199546,64948.4
Same county
26,20127.2
Different county
20,44821.2
Same state
15,40716.0
Different state
5,0415.2
Elsewhere in 19952,9243.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population106,157100.0
Native94,59189.1
Born in United States
94,07588.6
State of residence
77,42072.9
Different state
16,65515.7
Born outside United States
5160.5
Foreign born11,56610.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,4865.2
Naturalized citizen
3,4073.2
Not a citizen
8,1597.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,566100.0
Europe1,1349.8
Asia1,1069.6
Africa310.3
Oceania250.2
Latin America9,22379.7
Northern America470.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over96,363100.0
English only78,21781.2
Language other than English18,14618.8
Speak English less than 'very well
9,2879.6
Spanish
14,76415.3
Speak English less than "very well"
8,1458.5
Other Indo-European languages
2,3582.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7670.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8100.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3180.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population106,157100.0

Total ancestries reported

118,431111.6
Arab2540.2
Czech11,4321.3
Danish5050.5
Dutch1,2541.2
English4,8744.6
French (except Basque)12,2072.1
French Canadian13240.3
German19,07918.0
Greek1,0050.9
Hungarian6480.6
Irish114,61613.8
Italian9,2718.7
Lithuanian7490.7
Norwegian1,1861.1
Polish8,1537.7
Portuguese760.1
Russian5440.5
Scotch-Irish9470.9
Scottish1,0191.0
Slovak1,4561.4
Subsaharan African5720.5
Swedish2,6452.5
Swiss1990.2
Ukrainian2820.3
United States or American2,9412.8
Welsh3520.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1470.1
Other ancestries41,69439.3
(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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