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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,928100.0
Nursery school, preschool92810.4
Kindergarten5356.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,98544.6
High school (grades 9-12)2,06023.1
College or graduate school1,42015.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,573100.0
Less than 9th grade4471.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5972.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,82212.0
Some college, no degree4,20817.9
Associate degree8363.5
Bachelor's degree8,14834.6
Graduate or professional degree6,51527.6
Percent high school graduate or higher95.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher62.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,486100.0
Never married4,64217.5
Now married, except separated18,45069.7
Separated1280.5
Widowed1,7766.7
Female
1,5335.8
Divorced1,4905.6
Female
1,0584.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years280100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8831.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,034100.0
Civilian veterans3,08112.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,125100.0
With a disability3625.1
Population 21 to 64 years17,765100.0
With a disability1,5508.7
Percent employed
65.4(X)
No disability16,21591.3
Percent employed
78.7(X)
Population 65 years and over6,121100.0
With a disability1,55625.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,526100.0
Same house in 199521,15667.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,74130.9
Same county
7,39823.5
Different county
2,3437.4
Same state
1,2233.9
Different state
1,1203.6
Elsewhere in 19956292.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,425100.0
Native28,33684.8
Born in United States
28,13884.2
State of residence
21,75065.1
Different state
6,38819.1
Born outside United States
1980.6
Foreign born5,08915.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,2843.8
Naturalized citizen
3,48410.4
Not a citizen
1,6054.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,089100.0
Europe2,37246.6
Asia2,33345.8
Africa450.9
Oceania00.0
Latin America2024.0
Northern America1372.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,526100.0
English only25,27880.2
Language other than English6,24819.8
Speak English less than 'very well
2,2577.2
Spanish
4251.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1910.6
Other Indo-European languages
3,16010.0
Speak English less than "very well"
9383.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,4007.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0703.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,425100.0

Total ancestries reported

39,387117.8
Arab1680.5
Czech14111.2
Danish1720.5
Dutch5751.7
English2,6948.1
French (except Basque)16331.9
French Canadian1500.1
German6,11918.3
Greek6281.9
Hungarian3881.2
Irish14,05812.1
Italian2,0906.3
Lithuanian3451.0
Norwegian6702.0
Polish3,33910.0
Portuguese250.1
Russian4,10112.3
Scotch-Irish3581.1
Scottish7332.2
Slovak500.1
Subsaharan African300.1
Swedish9822.9
Swiss1300.4
Ukrainian3201.0
United States or American2,2016.6
Welsh980.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)150.0
Other ancestries8,00423.9
(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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