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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Kankakee, Illinois,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,769100.0
Nursery school, preschool6618.5
Kindergarten4776.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,69147.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,74122.4
College or graduate school1,19915.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,665100.0
Less than 9th grade2,23513.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,05318.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,99129.9
Some college, no degree3,31219.9
Associate degree8805.3
Bachelor's degree1,3728.2
Graduate or professional degree8224.9
Percent high school graduate or higher68.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,618100.0
Never married6,97533.8
Now married, except separated8,56541.5
Separated6343.1
Widowed1,9329.4
Female
1,6067.8
Divorced2,51212.2
Female
1,4957.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years716100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren40156.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,360100.0
Civilian veterans2,18811.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,952100.0
With a disability72110.4
Population 21 to 64 years13,879100.0
With a disability3,49225.2
Percent employed
51.1(X)
No disability10,38774.8
Percent employed
75.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,244100.0
With a disability1,59049.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,294100.0
Same house in 199512,86450.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,93947.2
Same county
8,50333.6
Different county
3,43613.6
Same state
2,1968.7
Different state
1,2404.9
Elsewhere in 19954911.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,561100.0
Native25,70893.3
Born in United States
25,61492.9
State of residence
20,38774.0
Different state
5,22719.0
Born outside United States
940.3
Foreign born1,8536.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,0853.9
Naturalized citizen
5562.0
Not a citizen
1,2974.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,853100.0
Europe1186.4
Asia21011.3
Africa361.9
Oceania90.5
Latin America1,48079.9
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,294100.0
English only22,39888.6
Language other than English2,89611.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1,5216.0
Spanish
2,3299.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3305.3
Other Indo-European languages
3511.4
Speak English less than "very well"
960.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1660.7
Speak English less than "very well"
950.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,561100.0

Total ancestries reported

26,99097.9
Arab200.1
Czech11020.4
Danish1340.5
Dutch4931.8
English1,1634.2
French (except Basque)11,7926.5
French Canadian14961.8
German3,85014.0
Greek360.1
Hungarian310.1
Irish12,1277.7
Italian8543.1
Lithuanian970.4
Norwegian2821.0
Polish7012.5
Portuguese420.2
Russian210.1
Scotch-Irish1650.6
Scottish2130.8
Slovak250.1
Subsaharan African1740.6
Swedish2510.9
Swiss820.3
Ukrainian260.1
United States or American9103.3
Welsh410.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)370.1
Other ancestries12,82546.5
(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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