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De witt county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,046100.0
Nursery school, preschool3368.3
Kindergarten2165.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,92647.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,02625.4
College or graduate school54213.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,354100.0
Less than 9th grade6135.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,25811.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,95643.6
Some college, no degree2,45521.6
Associate degree5454.8
Bachelor's degree1,17010.3
Graduate or professional degree3573.1
Percent high school graduate or higher83.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,419100.0
Never married2,60419.4
Now married, except separated8,11160.4
Separated1521.1
Widowed1,1398.5
Female
9387.0
Divorced1,41310.5
Female
7015.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years202100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8039.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,671100.0
Civilian veterans2,01015.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,695100.0
With a disability3118.4
Population 21 to 64 years9,341100.0
With a disability1,54316.5
Percent employed
61.8(X)
No disability7,79883.5
Percent employed
81.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,502100.0
With a disability93737.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,766100.0
Same house in 19959,60660.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,09438.7
Same county
3,43221.8
Different county
2,66216.9
Same state
2,02812.9
Different state
6344.0
Elsewhere in 1995660.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population16,798100.0
Native16,59698.8
Born in United States
16,53998.5
State of residence
13,78582.1
Different state
2,75416.4
Born outside United States
570.3
Foreign born2021.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
680.4
Naturalized citizen
1010.6
Not a citizen
1010.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)202100.0
Europe6130.2
Asia5426.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America7738.1
Northern America105.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,766100.0
English only15,43097.9
Language other than English3362.1
Speak English less than 'very well
980.6
Spanish
2081.3
Speak English less than "very well"
780.5
Other Indo-European languages
810.5
Speak English less than "very well"
160.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
360.2
Speak English less than "very well"
30.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population16,798100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,45880.1
Arab110.1
Czech1220.1
Danish350.2
Dutch4742.8
English2,14812.8
French (except Basque)15103.0
French Canadian1780.5
German3,28619.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian410.2
Irish11,89711.3
Italian3051.8
Lithuanian620.4
Norwegian920.5
Polish2071.2
Portuguese320.2
Russian50.0
Scotch-Irish2901.7
Scottish2331.4
Slovak290.2
Subsaharan African50.0
Swedish2841.7
Swiss360.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,88711.2
Welsh970.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,3928.3
(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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