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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Pekin, Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,863100.0
Nursery school, preschool6488.2
Kindergarten4275.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,46244.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,89024.0
College or graduate school1,43618.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,834100.0
Less than 9th grade1,1845.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,01613.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,70638.1
Some college, no degree5,52724.2
Associate degree1,3395.9
Bachelor's degree1,9088.4
Graduate or professional degree1,1545.1
Percent high school graduate or higher81.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,311100.0
Never married5,58620.5
Now married, except separated15,86758.1
Separated3321.2
Widowed2,2368.2
Female
1,8096.6
Divorced3,29012.0
Female
1,9587.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years492100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21744.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,925100.0
Civilian veterans3,81614.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,840100.0
With a disability71210.4
Population 21 to 64 years17,745100.0
With a disability3,33618.8
Percent employed
56.8(X)
No disability14,40981.2
Percent employed
81.3(X)
Population 65 years and over4,961100.0
With a disability2,01540.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,614100.0
Same house in 199517,38755.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,84443.8
Same county
9,23429.2
Different county
4,61014.6
Same state
3,1339.9
Different state
1,4774.7
Elsewhere in 19953831.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,840100.0
Native33,55599.2
Born in United States
33,48398.9
State of residence
28,22383.4
Different state
5,26015.5
Born outside United States
720.2
Foreign born2850.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1150.3
Naturalized citizen
1260.4
Not a citizen
1590.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)285100.0
Europe12744.6
Asia7024.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America6823.9
Northern America207.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,614100.0
English only30,79497.4
Language other than English8202.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2850.9
Spanish
3791.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1620.5
Other Indo-European languages
3631.1
Speak English less than "very well"
990.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
630.2
Speak English less than "very well"
170.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,840100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,89091.3
Arab220.1
Czech11700.5
Danish1030.3
Dutch6451.9
English3,80911.3
French (except Basque)11,2513.7
French Canadian1490.1
German9,62128.4
Greek1870.6
Hungarian860.3
Irish13,90611.5
Italian1,4784.4
Lithuanian360.1
Norwegian3441.0
Polish4041.2
Portuguese470.1
Russian600.2
Scotch-Irish5221.5
Scottish6652.0
Slovak180.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish4991.5
Swiss1150.3
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,44310.2
Welsh2050.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,2059.5
(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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