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Social Statistics

Ford county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,420100.0
Nursery school, preschool2878.4
Kindergarten2035.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,68949.4
High school (grades 9-12)78523.0
College or graduate school45613.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,557100.0
Less than 9th grade4384.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8969.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,01642.0
Some college, no degree2,07021.7
Associate degree8098.5
Bachelor's degree8909.3
Graduate or professional degree4384.6
Percent high school graduate or higher86.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over11,218100.0
Never married2,07518.5
Now married, except separated7,03462.7
Separated730.7
Widowed1,0609.4
Female
9228.2
Divorced9768.7
Female
4974.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years143100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9667.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,552100.0
Civilian veterans1,62215.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,120100.0
With a disability2498.0
Population 21 to 64 years7,379100.0
With a disability98913.4
Percent employed
60.0(X)
No disability6,39086.6
Percent employed
84.6(X)
Population 65 years and over2,388100.0
With a disability91138.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over13,296100.0
Same house in 19958,54164.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,70935.4
Same county
2,06115.5
Different county
2,64819.9
Same state
2,23716.8
Different state
4113.1
Elsewhere in 1995460.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population14,241100.0
Native14,09198.9
Born in United States
14,02798.5
State of residence
11,59981.4
Different state
2,42817.0
Born outside United States
640.4
Foreign born1501.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
400.3
Naturalized citizen
820.6
Not a citizen
680.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)150100.0
Europe7046.7
Asia5033.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1912.7
Northern America117.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over13,296100.0
English only12,94397.3
Language other than English3532.7
Speak English less than 'very well
750.6
Spanish
1000.8
Speak English less than "very well"
340.3
Other Indo-European languages
1931.5
Speak English less than "very well"
220.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
480.4
Speak English less than "very well"
190.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population14,241100.0

Total ancestries reported

14,01098.4
Arab10.0
Czech1530.4
Danish980.7
Dutch3142.2
English1,73712.2
French (except Basque)15093.6
French Canadian1940.7
German5,08935.7
Greek400.3
Hungarian390.3
Irish11,84813.0
Italian3052.1
Lithuanian80.1
Norwegian3332.3
Polish1501.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian10.0
Scotch-Irish1401.0
Scottish2842.0
Slovak50.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish7155.0
Swiss610.4
Ukrainian70.0
United States or American1,0457.3
Welsh500.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,0847.6
(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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