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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Social Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,638100.0
Nursery school, preschool6537.6
Kindergarten4435.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,67842.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,77020.5
College or graduate school2,09424.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,907100.0
Less than 9th grade1,8418.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,1529.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,57324.3
Some college, no degree4,57120.0
Associate degree1,4066.1
Bachelor's degree4,95021.6
Graduate or professional degree2,41410.5
Percent high school graduate or higher82.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher32.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,519100.0
Never married7,58527.6
Now married, except separated15,44356.1
Separated4601.7
Widowed1,5275.5
Female
1,3544.9
Divorced2,5049.1
Female
1,5855.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years597100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren447.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,296100.0
Civilian veterans1,9027.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,007100.0
With a disability4646.6
Population 21 to 64 years21,358100.0
With a disability3,62917.0
Percent employed
69.1(X)
No disability17,72983.0
Percent employed
84.5(X)
Population 65 years and over3,265100.0
With a disability1,12534.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over32,023100.0
Same house in 199516,47451.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,89640.3
Same county
9,59630.0
Different county
3,30010.3
Same state
1,5224.8
Different state
1,7785.6
Elsewhere in 19952,6538.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population34,411100.0
Native23,59468.6
Born in United States
23,43068.1
State of residence
18,69154.3
Different state
4,73913.8
Born outside United States
1640.5
Foreign born10,81731.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,10517.7
Naturalized citizen
3,92411.4
Not a citizen
6,89320.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,817100.0
Europe3,41731.6
Asia2,60124.0
Africa840.8
Oceania130.1
Latin America4,63642.9
Northern America660.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over32,023100.0
English only19,32960.4
Language other than English12,69439.6
Speak English less than 'very well
7,39123.1
Spanish
5,91318.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4,01512.5
Other Indo-European languages
5,10215.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6248.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5114.7
Speak English less than "very well"
7082.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population34,411100.0

Total ancestries reported

38,390111.6
Arab400.1
Czech13881.1
Danish2210.6
Dutch3050.9
English1,5894.6
French (except Basque)16321.8
French Canadian1530.2
German5,73116.7
Greek3751.1
Hungarian3230.9
Irish13,3379.7
Italian1,9135.6
Lithuanian1720.5
Norwegian4481.3
Polish3,70910.8
Portuguese220.1
Russian2,3346.8
Scotch-Irish2230.6
Scottish3271.0
Slovak970.3
Subsaharan African250.1
Swedish8462.5
Swiss800.2
Ukrainian6081.8
United States or American1,2073.5
Welsh1130.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2070.6
Other ancestries13,06538.0
(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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