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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Springfield, Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school27,892100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,1967.9
Kindergarten1,6135.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,39144.4
High school (grades 9-12)5,70720.5
College or graduate school5,98521.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over75,366100.0
Less than 9th grade2,8833.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,5778.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,86529.0
Some college, no degree16,04721.3
Associate degree4,9336.5
Bachelor's degree14,30319.0
Graduate or professional degree8,75811.6
Percent high school graduate or higher87.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over89,789100.0
Never married26,09729.1
Now married, except separated43,15848.1
Separated1,5571.7
Widowed7,1958.0
Female
5,9866.7
Divorced11,78213.1
Female
7,1508.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,390100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren73552.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over85,100100.0
Civilian veterans11,74513.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years23,423100.0
With a disability2,0068.6
Population 21 to 64 years64,548100.0
With a disability11,12217.2
Percent employed
59.0(X)
No disability53,42682.8
Percent employed
82.7(X)
Population 65 years and over15,293100.0
With a disability6,20340.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over105,006100.0
Same house in 199553,53051.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199550,53148.1
Same county
34,76733.1
Different county
15,76415.0
Same state
9,9729.5
Different state
5,7925.5
Elsewhere in 19959450.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population112,201100.0
Native109,65497.7
Born in United States
109,14297.3
State of residence
87,75578.2
Different state
21,38719.1
Born outside United States
5120.5
Foreign born2,5472.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9180.8
Naturalized citizen
1,3521.2
Not a citizen
1,1951.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,547100.0
Europe62624.6
Asia1,23248.4
Africa25910.2
Oceania220.9
Latin America31312.3
Northern America953.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over105,006100.0
English only100,72295.9
Language other than English4,2844.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2791.2
Spanish
1,3631.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4760.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,6151.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3860.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9730.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3620.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population112,201100.0

Total ancestries reported

115,354102.8
Arab3150.3
Czech14530.4
Danish3620.3
Dutch2,0011.8
English13,28811.8
French (except Basque)12,9752.7
French Canadian13690.3
German27,38524.4
Greek2290.2
Hungarian5430.5
Irish117,49915.6
Italian6,7366.0
Lithuanian1,0911.0
Norwegian9620.9
Polish2,1882.0
Portuguese4550.4
Russian2260.2
Scotch-Irish1,9511.7
Scottish2,1992.0
Slovak4480.4
Subsaharan African9960.9
Swedish1,3971.2
Swiss1840.2
Ukrainian700.1
United States or American7,9657.1
Welsh8470.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)290.0
Other ancestries22,19119.8
(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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