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Social Statistics

Dekalb county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school35,173100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,7114.9
Kindergarten1,1393.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,58227.2
High school (grades 9-12)4,27412.2
College or graduate school18,46752.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over48,912100.0
Less than 9th grade2,0364.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,0748.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,64329.9
Some college, no degree11,38623.3
Associate degree3,6717.5
Bachelor's degree7,83516.0
Graduate or professional degree5,26710.8
Percent high school graduate or higher87.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over71,632100.0
Never married26,20536.6
Now married, except separated35,84250.0
Separated8211.1
Widowed3,4044.8
Female
2,7713.9
Divorced5,3607.5
Female
2,8984.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years809100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren28935.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over68,262100.0
Civilian veterans7,17510.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years24,309100.0
With a disability1,8877.8
Population 21 to 64 years50,257100.0
With a disability6,75613.4
Percent employed
67.2(X)
No disability43,50186.6
Percent employed
79.0(X)
Population 65 years and over8,073100.0
With a disability2,90736.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over83,370100.0
Same house in 199538,07045.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199543,29651.9
Same county
15,55818.7
Different county
27,73833.3
Same state
23,00127.6
Different state
4,7375.7
Elsewhere in 19952,0042.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population88,969100.0
Native83,77694.2
Born in United States
83,19293.5
State of residence
66,82975.1
Different state
16,36318.4
Born outside United States
5840.7
Foreign born5,1935.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7403.1
Naturalized citizen
1,8492.1
Not a citizen
3,3443.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,193100.0
Europe1,04020.0
Asia1,41627.3
Africa2665.1
Oceania260.5
Latin America2,28444.0
Northern America1613.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over83,370100.0
English only75,01090.0
Language other than English8,36010.0
Speak English less than 'very well
3,1113.7
Spanish
4,6695.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1032.5
Other Indo-European languages
2,2842.7
Speak English less than "very well"
5150.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,0281.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4130.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population88,969100.0

Total ancestries reported

101,245113.8
Arab2500.3
Czech11,0521.2
Danish8370.9
Dutch1,4941.7
English8,5509.6
French (except Basque)12,6783.0
French Canadian14620.5
German25,70728.9
Greek5800.7
Hungarian3390.4
Irish112,94214.5
Italian4,6185.2
Lithuanian4930.6
Norwegian4,8265.4
Polish4,8445.4
Portuguese740.1
Russian5360.6
Scotch-Irish1,0821.2
Scottish1,3231.5
Slovak1950.2
Subsaharan African4450.5
Swedish5,1985.8
Swiss3900.4
Ukrainian2360.3
United States or American4,2164.7
Welsh6290.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1170.1
Other ancestries17,13219.3
(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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