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Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,180100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,3888.6
Kindergarten1,0146.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,84342.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,29620.4
College or graduate school3,63922.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over43,592100.0
Less than 9th grade2,3365.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,4045.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,43219.3
Some college, no degree9,55721.9
Associate degree2,8016.4
Bachelor's degree11,94827.4
Graduate or professional degree6,11414.0
Percent high school graduate or higher89.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher41.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over51,556100.0
Never married14,12227.4
Now married, except separated30,03858.3
Separated4690.9
Widowed2,5685.0
Female
2,1054.1
Divorced4,3598.5
Female
2,8505.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years887100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren28231.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over49,231100.0
Civilian veterans4,4949.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,209100.0
With a disability9687.3
Population 21 to 64 years41,420100.0
With a disability5,70913.8
Percent employed
72.0(X)
No disability35,71186.2
Percent employed
83.1(X)
Population 65 years and over5,626100.0
With a disability2,00135.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over60,412100.0
Same house in 199529,98149.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199526,46743.8
Same county
18,69931.0
Different county
7,76812.9
Same state
3,9926.6
Different state
3,7766.3
Elsewhere in 19953,9646.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population65,156100.0
Native50,90778.1
Born in United States
50,47477.5
State of residence
37,88758.1
Different state
12,58719.3
Born outside United States
4330.7
Foreign born14,24921.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,71611.8
Naturalized citizen
4,8187.4
Not a citizen
9,43114.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)14,249100.0
Europe3,39923.9
Asia4,30030.2
Africa1781.2
Oceania360.3
Latin America6,14643.1
Northern America1901.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over60,412100.0
English only43,51772.0
Language other than English16,89528.0
Speak English less than 'very well
8,90914.7
Spanish
7,85813.0
Speak English less than "very well"
5,1928.6
Other Indo-European languages
6,36010.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4984.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,4154.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1111.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population65,156100.0

Total ancestries reported

80,548123.6
Arab1770.3
Czech18471.3
Danish7281.1
Dutch8461.3
English4,9167.5
French (except Basque)11,2752.0
French Canadian12920.4
German16,32825.1
Greek6601.0
Hungarian5390.8
Irish19,66514.8
Italian5,9489.1
Lithuanian4300.7
Norwegian1,3542.1
Polish7,84612.0
Portuguese630.1
Russian9241.4
Scotch-Irish8291.3
Scottish1,0121.6
Slovak2170.3
Subsaharan African1550.2
Swedish2,2433.4
Swiss2780.4
Ukrainian7851.2
United States or American1,9643.0
Welsh3780.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)920.1
Other ancestries19,75730.3
(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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