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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school17,374100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0255.9
Kindergarten7954.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,81539.2
High school (grades 9-12)3,88322.3
College or graduate school4,85627.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over44,300100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5325.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,0716.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,17520.7
Some college, no degree8,50019.2
Associate degree2,1714.9
Bachelor's degree11,04824.9
Graduate or professional degree7,80317.6
Percent high school graduate or higher87.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher42.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over51,831100.0
Never married12,54224.2
Now married, except separated30,31258.5
Separated5791.1
Widowed5,0349.7
Female
4,0437.8
Divorced3,3646.5
Female
2,3024.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,243100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18815.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over48,861100.0
Civilian veterans4,4059.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,247100.0
With a disability8206.2
Population 21 to 64 years34,273100.0
With a disability5,21415.2
Percent employed
58.4(X)
No disability29,05984.8
Percent employed
79.6(X)
Population 65 years and over11,799100.0
With a disability4,83641.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over60,073100.0
Same house in 199536,87561.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,69332.8
Same county
16,98528.3
Different county
2,7084.5
Same state
8641.4
Different state
1,8443.1
Elsewhere in 19953,5055.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population63,320100.0
Native39,88363.0
Born in United States
39,52762.4
State of residence
32,46251.3
Different state
7,06511.2
Born outside United States
3560.6
Foreign born23,43737.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,19614.5
Naturalized citizen
13,75321.7
Not a citizen
9,68415.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)23,437100.0
Europe8,04434.3
Asia12,45053.1
Africa2200.9
Oceania350.1
Latin America2,44410.4
Northern America2441.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over60,073100.0
English only32,89054.8
Language other than English27,18345.2
Speak English less than 'very well
11,77219.6
Spanish
3,0515.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1892.0
Other Indo-European languages
12,70921.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5,8779.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7,67712.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3,5035.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population63,320100.0

Total ancestries reported

65,534103.5
Arab5920.9
Czech14720.7
Danish1150.2
Dutch4070.6
English1,7282.7
French (except Basque)15330.8
French Canadian11970.3
German5,9039.3
Greek1,7062.7
Hungarian7161.1
Irish13,8686.1
Italian1,7562.8
Lithuanian5170.8
Norwegian5260.8
Polish4,2326.7
Portuguese50.0
Russian5,6098.9
Scotch-Irish4210.7
Scottish3670.6
Slovak920.1
Subsaharan African2240.4
Swedish7431.2
Swiss810.1
Ukrainian1,2061.9
United States or American2,6824.2
Welsh950.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6401.0
Other ancestries30,10147.5
(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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