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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,566100.0
Nursery school, preschool6408.5
Kindergarten5166.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,88051.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,46219.3
College or graduate school1,06814.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,217100.0
Less than 9th grade1,83312.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,71812.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,17429.4
Some college, no degree3,48524.5
Associate degree7235.1
Bachelor's degree1,67511.8
Graduate or professional degree6094.3
Percent high school graduate or higher75.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,834100.0
Never married4,29424.1
Now married, except separated11,21862.9
Separated2021.1
Widowed6293.5
Female
5012.8
Divorced1,4918.4
Female
7974.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years781100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren32741.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,620100.0
Civilian veterans1,5519.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,162100.0
With a disability5918.3
Population 21 to 64 years14,422100.0
With a disability2,19915.2
Percent employed
72.1(X)
No disability12,22384.8
Percent employed
78.5(X)
Population 65 years and over1,040100.0
With a disability47045.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over22,794100.0
Same house in 199511,63951.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,66742.4
Same county
5,14122.6
Different county
4,52619.9
Same state
3,08813.5
Different state
1,4386.3
Elsewhere in 19951,4886.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,659100.0
Native20,14378.5
Born in United States
19,97777.9
State of residence
15,34659.8
Different state
4,63118.0
Born outside United States
1660.6
Foreign born5,51621.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,01311.7
Naturalized citizen
1,4335.6
Not a citizen
4,08315.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,516100.0
Europe5009.1
Asia4608.3
Africa20.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America4,53982.3
Northern America150.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over22,794100.0
English only15,37367.4
Language other than English7,42132.6
Speak English less than 'very well
4,45619.5
Spanish
6,40328.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4,06017.8
Other Indo-European languages
6062.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1980.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4051.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1980.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,659100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,406118.5
Arab00.0
Czech12010.8
Danish1310.5
Dutch2260.9
English1,5806.2
French (except Basque)15032.0
French Canadian1510.2
German6,07923.7
Greek1020.4
Hungarian1320.5
Irish13,53213.8
Italian1,2354.8
Lithuanian1230.5
Norwegian6382.5
Polish2,61910.2
Portuguese190.1
Russian1810.7
Scotch-Irish1850.7
Scottish2050.8
Slovak600.2
Subsaharan African350.1
Swedish4921.9
Swiss650.3
Ukrainian1830.7
United States or American1,3105.1
Welsh740.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)320.1
Other ancestries10,41340.6
(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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