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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,867100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0047.8
Kindergarten6845.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,70244.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,85122.2
College or graduate school2,62620.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over39,138100.0
Less than 9th grade2,1285.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,33211.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,41134.3
Some college, no degree8,82122.5
Associate degree2,2505.7
Bachelor's degree5,52214.1
Graduate or professional degree2,6746.8
Percent high school graduate or higher83.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over45,434100.0
Never married11,23524.7
Now married, except separated24,91154.8
Separated4951.1
Widowed5,26211.6
Female
4,3549.6
Divorced3,5317.8
Female
2,1014.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years913100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren27329.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over43,225100.0
Civilian veterans5,97213.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,883100.0
With a disability7056.5
Population 21 to 64 years29,452100.0
With a disability4,51515.3
Percent employed
67.5(X)
No disability24,93784.7
Percent employed
77.0(X)
Population 65 years and over11,618100.0
With a disability4,32237.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over52,446100.0
Same house in 199536,32569.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,37729.3
Same county
13,53925.8
Different county
1,8383.5
Same state
7041.3
Different state
1,1342.2
Elsewhere in 19957441.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population55,391100.0
Native49,01188.5
Born in United States
48,74288.0
State of residence
44,40380.2
Different state
4,3397.8
Born outside United States
2690.5
Foreign born6,38011.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,8443.3
Naturalized citizen
4,0177.3
Not a citizen
2,3634.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,380100.0
Europe3,41253.5
Asia1,92730.2
Africa641.0
Oceania180.3
Latin America89714.1
Northern America621.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over52,446100.0
English only43,27382.5
Language other than English9,17317.5
Speak English less than 'very well
3,5986.9
Spanish
1,9793.8
Speak English less than "very well"
7851.5
Other Indo-European languages
4,8509.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9823.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5521.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3000.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population55,391100.0

Total ancestries reported

69,382125.3
Arab2,1423.9
Czech11,4862.7
Danish3670.7
Dutch1,0131.8
English2,4114.4
French (except Basque)11,2112.2
French Canadian12960.5
German10,82319.5
Greek1,3782.5
Hungarian2790.5
Irish116,84130.4
Italian5,3889.7
Lithuanian2,1013.8
Norwegian3810.7
Polish10,66719.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian3880.7
Scotch-Irish4930.9
Scottish5170.9
Slovak5331.0
Subsaharan African330.1
Swedish1,6463.0
Swiss820.1
Ukrainian3550.6
United States or American1,2402.2
Welsh1120.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)220.0
Other ancestries7,17713.0
(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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