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Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,867100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1228.1
Kindergarten6704.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,77941.7
High school (grades 9-12)3,21123.2
College or graduate school3,08522.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,865100.0
Less than 9th grade1,4224.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,1136.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,03028.8
Some college, no degree8,06923.1
Associate degree2,1966.3
Bachelor's degree6,85819.7
Graduate or professional degree4,17712.0
Percent high school graduate or higher89.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over41,109100.0
Never married9,36622.8
Now married, except separated25,99663.2
Separated1410.3
Widowed3,1127.6
Female
2,5946.3
Divorced2,4946.1
Female
1,6554.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years821100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17421.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over38,585100.0
Civilian veterans5,05313.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,458100.0
With a disability5644.9
Population 21 to 64 years28,440100.0
With a disability2,5979.1
Percent employed
62.3(X)
No disability25,84390.9
Percent employed
79.6(X)
Population 65 years and over8,110100.0
With a disability2,99837.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over48,436100.0
Same house in 199530,91563.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,16835.4
Same county
14,26329.4
Different county
2,9056.0
Same state
1,7603.6
Different state
1,1452.4
Elsewhere in 19953530.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population51,103100.0
Native46,29090.6
Born in United States
45,92689.9
State of residence
41,10080.4
Different state
4,8269.4
Born outside United States
3640.7
Foreign born4,8139.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7621.5
Naturalized citizen
3,7317.3
Not a citizen
1,0822.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,813100.0
Europe2,42050.3
Asia1,79037.2
Africa220.5
Oceania00.0
Latin America53911.2
Northern America420.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over48,436100.0
English only40,75684.1
Language other than English7,68015.9
Speak English less than 'very well
2,2294.6
Spanish
1,2302.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4801.0
Other Indo-European languages
4,4219.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0762.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,0642.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4550.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population51,103100.0

Total ancestries reported

63,925125.1
Arab9601.9
Czech11,2962.5
Danish2060.4
Dutch1,6583.2
English2,5995.1
French (except Basque)19751.9
French Canadian12140.4
German9,97919.5
Greek1,7973.5
Hungarian3340.7
Irish113,55026.5
Italian7,56814.8
Lithuanian1,5002.9
Norwegian4290.8
Polish9,43018.5
Portuguese70.0
Russian3370.7
Scotch-Irish5031.0
Scottish4850.9
Slovak3880.8
Subsaharan African370.1
Swedish1,3402.6
Swiss410.1
Ukrainian2010.4
United States or American6451.3
Welsh1250.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries7,32114.3
(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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