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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Rockford, Illinois,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school38,215100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,3328.7
Kindergarten2,2966.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)17,84946.7
High school (grades 9-12)8,32021.8
College or graduate school6,41816.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over96,187100.0
Less than 9th grade7,3847.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma14,01414.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)30,00031.2
Some college, no degree20,28121.1
Associate degree5,4485.7
Bachelor's degree12,19612.7
Graduate or professional degree6,8647.1
Percent high school graduate or higher77.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over116,020100.0
Never married32,68628.2
Now married, except separated57,45049.5
Separated2,6462.3
Widowed8,4527.3
Female
6,9446.0
Divorced14,78612.7
Female
8,5037.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,062100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,57651.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over109,946100.0
Civilian veterans13,35212.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years33,938100.0
With a disability3,50410.3
Population 21 to 64 years81,783100.0
With a disability17,51521.4
Percent employed
59.3(X)
No disability64,26878.6
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over19,592100.0
With a disability7,45138.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over138,274100.0
Same house in 199572,91252.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199561,51244.5
Same county
44,04631.9
Different county
17,46612.6
Same state
9,2766.7
Different state
8,1905.9
Elsewhere in 19953,8502.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population149,704100.0
Native136,70091.3
Born in United States
135,86490.8
State of residence
97,44065.1
Different state
38,42425.7
Born outside United States
8360.6
Foreign born13,0048.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,6824.5
Naturalized citizen
4,2632.8
Not a citizen
8,7415.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)13,004100.0
Europe2,88222.2
Asia2,42418.6
Africa1241.0
Oceania240.2
Latin America7,36956.7
Northern America1811.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over138,274100.0
English only119,26286.3
Language other than English19,01213.7
Speak English less than 'very well
9,3046.7
Spanish
11,9928.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6,3244.6
Other Indo-European languages
4,5233.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5611.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,2001.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2980.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population149,704100.0

Total ancestries reported

163,143109.0
Arab3150.2
Czech17660.5
Danish8470.6
Dutch2,2641.5
English11,8857.9
French (except Basque)13,5012.3
French Canadian15640.4
German29,44319.7
Greek3570.2
Hungarian2380.2
Irish116,81811.2
Italian10,5717.1
Lithuanian8290.6
Norwegian5,3943.6
Polish4,9483.3
Portuguese450.0
Russian3210.2
Scotch-Irish1,6141.1
Scottish1,8111.2
Slovak1180.1
Subsaharan African1,4811.0
Swedish14,7209.8
Swiss6420.4
Ukrainian3040.2
United States or American6,3524.2
Welsh6930.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)940.1
Other ancestries46,20830.9
(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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