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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Oak Forest, Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,516100.0
Nursery school, preschool6038.0
Kindergarten4095.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,39345.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,68822.5
College or graduate school1,42318.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,126100.0
Less than 9th grade6303.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,3067.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,06133.4
Some college, no degree4,79426.4
Associate degree1,2617.0
Bachelor's degree2,84215.7
Graduate or professional degree1,2326.8
Percent high school graduate or higher89.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,920100.0
Never married5,85626.7
Now married, except separated12,99959.3
Separated1600.7
Widowed1,2335.6
Female
9714.4
Divorced1,6727.6
Female
8784.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years460100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16535.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,626100.0
Civilian veterans2,62512.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,483100.0
With a disability3215.0
Population 21 to 64 years16,771100.0
With a disability2,22513.3
Percent employed
64.7(X)
No disability14,54686.7
Percent employed
81.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,410100.0
With a disability93638.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,149100.0
Same house in 199517,82468.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,01730.7
Same county
7,05527.0
Different county
9623.7
Same state
5362.0
Different state
4261.6
Elsewhere in 19953081.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,955100.0
Native26,32594.2
Born in United States
26,18093.7
State of residence
23,20383.0
Different state
2,97710.6
Born outside United States
1450.5
Foreign born1,6305.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6302.3
Naturalized citizen
8092.9
Not a citizen
8212.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,630100.0
Europe43826.9
Asia71343.7
Africa281.7
Oceania00.0
Latin America45127.7
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,149100.0
English only23,59990.2
Language other than English2,5509.8
Speak English less than 'very well
8753.3
Spanish
9233.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4161.6
Other Indo-European languages
9943.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2741.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3591.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1090.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,955100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,536130.7
Arab3891.4
Czech16162.2
Danish1110.4
Dutch1,4395.1
English1,2984.6
French (except Basque)17772.8
French Canadian11010.4
German7,02025.1
Greek3421.2
Hungarian2380.9
Irish17,36226.3
Italian3,63413.0
Lithuanian8693.1
Norwegian3491.2
Polish5,11618.3
Portuguese80.0
Russian1720.6
Scotch-Irish2600.9
Scottish3051.1
Slovak1400.5
Subsaharan African480.2
Swedish1,0773.9
Swiss500.2
Ukrainian980.4
United States or American5982.1
Welsh720.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)110.0
Other ancestries4,03614.4
(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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