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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIndiana

Social Statistics

East Chicago, Indiana,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,355100.0
Nursery school, preschool6597.0
Kindergarten6136.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,41347.2
High school (grades 9-12)2,32724.9
College or graduate school1,34314.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,777100.0
Less than 9th grade3,69819.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,70419.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,38034.0
Some college, no degree2,98015.9
Associate degree6913.7
Bachelor's degree9775.2
Graduate or professional degree3471.8
Percent high school graduate or higher60.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,050100.0
Never married9,23238.4
Now married, except separated9,56639.8
Separated7323.0
Widowed2,0038.3
Female
1,6086.7
Divorced2,51710.5
Female
1,4726.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,187100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren57948.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,484100.0
Civilian veterans2,24110.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,514100.0
With a disability85010.0
Population 21 to 64 years16,473100.0
With a disability4,55627.7
Percent employed
41.9(X)
No disability11,91772.3
Percent employed
61.7(X)
Population 65 years and over4,398100.0
With a disability2,10347.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over29,502100.0
Same house in 199517,60859.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,02037.4
Same county
8,74929.7
Different county
2,2717.7
Same state
3051.0
Different state
1,9666.7
Elsewhere in 19958743.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population32,414100.0
Native27,63385.3
Born in United States
26,22580.9
State of residence
18,76457.9
Different state
7,46123.0
Born outside United States
1,4084.3
Foreign born4,78114.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,5954.9
Naturalized citizen
2,1846.7
Not a citizen
2,5978.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,781100.0
Europe3868.1
Asia350.7
Africa270.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America4,32490.4
Northern America90.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over29,502100.0
English only15,92454.0
Language other than English13,57846.0
Speak English less than 'very well
5,62019.0
Spanish
12,59642.7
Speak English less than "very well"
5,34118.1
Other Indo-European languages
8012.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2360.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
100.0
Speak English less than "very well"
100.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population32,414100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,11992.9
Arab660.2
Czech11160.4
Danish00.0
Dutch620.2
English1300.4
French (except Basque)1790.2
French Canadian1140.0
German4921.5
Greek400.1
Hungarian2120.7
Irish13791.2
Italian2520.8
Lithuanian610.2
Norwegian60.0
Polish1,5624.8
Portuguese00.0
Russian260.1
Scotch-Irish340.1
Scottish620.2
Slovak2130.7
Subsaharan African2340.7
Swedish820.3
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian70.0
United States or American1690.5
Welsh60.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)110.0
Other ancestries25,80479.6
(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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