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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,357100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2139.1
Kindergarten5754.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,04645.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,04722.8
College or graduate school2,47618.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over31,729100.0
Less than 9th grade1,1673.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,1796.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,77430.8
Some college, no degree8,15025.7
Associate degree2,5948.2
Bachelor's degree5,51817.4
Graduate or professional degree2,3477.4
Percent high school graduate or higher89.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over37,803100.0
Never married9,53225.2
Now married, except separated22,50659.5
Separated2860.8
Widowed2,6737.1
Female
2,2666.0
Divorced2,8067.4
Female
1,6704.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years561100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14225.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over35,571100.0
Civilian veterans4,01111.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,240100.0
With a disability7947.1
Population 21 to 64 years28,132100.0
With a disability2,81110.0
Percent employed
68.4(X)
No disability25,32190.0
Percent employed
82.6(X)
Population 65 years and over5,188100.0
With a disability2,12741.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over45,212100.0
Same house in 199527,59661.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,35238.4
Same county
12,98828.7
Different county
4,3649.7
Same state
3,0966.8
Different state
1,2682.8
Elsewhere in 19952640.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population48,327100.0
Native45,52394.2
Born in United States
45,41994.0
State of residence
41,15185.2
Different state
4,2688.8
Born outside United States
1040.2
Foreign born2,8045.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7201.5
Naturalized citizen
1,9674.1
Not a citizen
8371.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,804100.0
Europe1,02436.5
Asia1,10039.2
Africa130.5
Oceania110.4
Latin America58020.7
Northern America762.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over45,212100.0
English only40,68690.0
Language other than English4,52610.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1,5743.5
Spanish
1,3663.0
Speak English less than "very well"
5201.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,9814.4
Speak English less than "very well"
6781.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7861.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2870.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population48,327100.0

Total ancestries reported

62,192128.7
Arab5031.0
Czech11,2732.6
Danish2980.6
Dutch2,5665.3
English2,3874.9
French (except Basque)11,2152.5
French Canadian13670.8
German11,14423.1
Greek5981.2
Hungarian3500.7
Irish112,30525.5
Italian6,92614.3
Lithuanian1,2502.6
Norwegian4020.8
Polish9,54019.7
Portuguese60.0
Russian1410.3
Scotch-Irish5331.1
Scottish4881.0
Slovak4540.9
Subsaharan African570.1
Swedish1,6173.3
Swiss270.1
Ukrainian3780.8
United States or American1,1462.4
Welsh1970.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries6,02412.5
(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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