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Dupage county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school254,238100.0
Nursery school, preschool21,1748.3
Kindergarten13,7235.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)110,09443.3
High school (grades 9-12)51,55220.3
College or graduate school57,69522.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over589,120100.0
Less than 9th grade22,9933.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma35,6986.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)121,37520.6
Some college, no degree126,54821.5
Associate degree37,0546.3
Bachelor's degree158,15126.8
Graduate or professional degree87,30114.8
Percent high school graduate or higher90.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher41.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over701,505100.0
Never married175,80025.1
Now married, except separated429,58361.2
Separated6,6841.0
Widowed36,8305.3
Female
30,1974.3
Divorced52,6087.5
Female
31,5224.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years12,720100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,39626.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over662,673100.0
Civilian veterans62,9979.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years207,199100.0
With a disability11,6495.6
Population 21 to 64 years541,715100.0
With a disability61,87911.4
Percent employed
68.8(X)
No disability479,83688.6
Percent employed
81.3(X)
Population 65 years and over81,312100.0
With a disability27,48033.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over838,636100.0
Same house in 1995480,64957.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995326,79239.0
Same county
162,25019.3
Different county
164,54219.6
Same state
108,16112.9
Different state
56,3816.7
Elsewhere in 199531,1953.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population904,161100.0
Native765,50584.7
Born in United States
758,78583.9
State of residence
580,14164.2
Different state
178,64419.8
Born outside United States
6,7200.7
Foreign born138,65615.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
62,1776.9
Naturalized citizen
61,6016.8
Not a citizen
77,0558.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)138,656100.0
Europe34,92025.2
Asia55,93740.3
Africa2,3941.7
Oceania3200.2
Latin America41,99630.3
Northern America3,0892.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over838,636100.0
English only664,52379.2
Language other than English174,11320.8
Speak English less than 'very well
71,1888.5
Spanish
64,8237.7
Speak English less than "very well"
35,0704.2
Other Indo-European languages
70,5398.4
Speak English less than "very well"
22,9362.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
34,2584.1
Speak English less than "very well"
11,9541.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population904,161100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,129,422124.9
Arab4,9720.5
Czech129,7963.3
Danish7,4080.8
Dutch16,7671.9
English71,1527.9
French (except Basque)121,6012.4
French Canadian14,8350.5
German215,84223.9
Greek11,6341.3
Hungarian5,7880.6
Irish1150,79516.7
Italian108,86212.0
Lithuanian11,5161.3
Norwegian19,4192.1
Polish110,42512.2
Portuguese6130.1
Russian8,1320.9
Scotch-Irish10,9451.2
Scottish14,5481.6
Slovak5,2790.6
Subsaharan African2,8050.3
Swedish30,9143.4
Swiss2,9970.3
Ukrainian5,2470.6
United States or American22,6172.5
Welsh5,3140.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)9150.1
Other ancestries228,28425.2
(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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