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Social Statistics

Wheaton, Illinois,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school17,784100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2437.0
Kindergarten7264.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,90738.8
High school (grades 9-12)3,33618.8
College or graduate school5,57231.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over35,326100.0
Less than 9th grade7472.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,2243.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,91213.9
Some college, no degree6,33717.9
Associate degree1,8595.3
Bachelor's degree12,48135.3
Graduate or professional degree7,76622.0
Percent high school graduate or higher94.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher57.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over43,499100.0
Never married11,71426.9
Now married, except separated26,33960.6
Separated3350.8
Widowed2,1374.9
Female
1,8064.2
Divorced2,9746.8
Female
1,8534.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years335100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10029.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over40,906100.0
Civilian veterans3,8219.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,684100.0
With a disability7355.4
Population 21 to 64 years30,997100.0
With a disability2,5028.1
Percent employed
67.0(X)
No disability28,49591.9
Percent employed
81.0(X)
Population 65 years and over5,493100.0
With a disability1,39625.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over51,900100.0
Same house in 199529,24356.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199520,85440.2
Same county
10,60020.4
Different county
10,25419.8
Same state
4,7519.2
Different state
5,50310.6
Elsewhere in 19951,8033.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population55,439100.0
Native50,18390.5
Born in United States
49,60689.5
State of residence
32,49158.6
Different state
17,11530.9
Born outside United States
5771.0
Foreign born5,2569.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,5834.7
Naturalized citizen
2,3274.2
Not a citizen
2,9295.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,256100.0
Europe1,61030.6
Asia2,25642.9
Africa1252.4
Oceania370.7
Latin America96818.4
Northern America2604.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over51,900100.0
English only45,86288.4
Language other than English6,03811.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2,3194.5
Spanish
1,7503.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7581.5
Other Indo-European languages
2,4334.7
Speak English less than "very well"
7311.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,6093.1
Speak English less than "very well"
7581.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population55,439100.0

Total ancestries reported

71,902129.7
Arab3140.6
Czech11,6543.0
Danish4660.8
Dutch1,4982.7
English7,15012.9
French (except Basque)11,4732.7
French Canadian13110.6
German15,59028.1
Greek6021.1
Hungarian3940.7
Irish110,22418.4
Italian5,2129.4
Lithuanian4310.8
Norwegian1,8343.3
Polish4,6228.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian6871.2
Scotch-Irish9941.8
Scottish1,5812.9
Slovak3000.5
Subsaharan African2820.5
Swedish3,1975.8
Swiss3450.6
Ukrainian1580.3
United States or American1,5672.8
Welsh4530.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)470.1
Other ancestries10,51619.0
(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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