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Social Statistics for Fayette County, Illinois

Fayette county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,939100.0
Nursery school, preschool3687.5
Kindergarten2284.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,42149.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,27625.8
College or graduate school64613.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,611100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3779.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,69018.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,97140.9
Some college, no degree2,49317.1
Associate degree7595.2
Bachelor's degree9116.2
Graduate or professional degree4102.8
Percent high school graduate or higher72.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,567100.0
Never married3,30618.8
Now married, except separated10,64160.6
Separated2201.3
Widowed1,3988.0
Female
1,1626.6
Divorced2,00211.4
Female
8604.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years399100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren23859.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,631100.0
Civilian veterans2,20313.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,587100.0
With a disability3327.2
Population 21 to 64 years10,911100.0
With a disability1,99218.3
Percent employed
51.4(X)
No disability8,91981.7
Percent employed
78.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,229100.0
With a disability1,35141.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over20,488100.0
Same house in 199512,33460.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,05839.3
Same county
4,01719.6
Different county
4,04119.7
Same state
3,42516.7
Different state
6163.0
Elsewhere in 1995960.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population21,802100.0
Native21,70999.6
Born in United States
21,64499.3
State of residence
18,79286.2
Different state
2,85213.1
Born outside United States
650.3
Foreign born930.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
230.1
Naturalized citizen
480.2
Not a citizen
450.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)93100.0
Europe5862.4
Asia2021.5
Africa00.0
Oceania55.4
Latin America1010.8
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over20,488100.0
English only20,03997.8
Language other than English4492.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1340.7
Spanish
2681.3
Speak English less than "very well"
840.4
Other Indo-European languages
1300.6
Speak English less than "very well"
420.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
150.1
Speak English less than "very well"
80.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population21,802100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,10273.9
Arab00.0
Czech1280.1
Danish150.1
Dutch3141.4
English2,0249.3
French (except Basque)14131.9
French Canadian1490.2
German5,35424.6
Greek170.1
Hungarian340.2
Irish12,0229.3
Italian2581.2
Lithuanian480.2
Norwegian430.2
Polish1500.7
Portuguese190.1
Russian300.1
Scotch-Irish2571.2
Scottish2311.1
Slovak110.1
Subsaharan African30.0
Swedish790.4
Swiss990.5
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,92813.4
Welsh950.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,5817.3
(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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