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Social Statistics for Jersey County, Illinois

Jersey county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,988100.0
Nursery school, preschool3295.5
Kindergarten2564.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,57643.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,40023.4
College or graduate school1,42723.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,982100.0
Less than 9th grade9626.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,48610.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,48939.3
Some college, no degree3,24823.2
Associate degree1,0387.4
Bachelor's degree1,1458.2
Graduate or professional degree6144.4
Percent high school graduate or higher82.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,267100.0
Never married3,80922.1
Now married, except separated10,41660.3
Separated1170.7
Widowed1,2947.5
Female
1,0936.3
Divorced1,6319.4
Female
8685.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years284100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15855.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,149100.0
Civilian veterans2,53215.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,281100.0
With a disability2735.2
Population 21 to 64 years11,896100.0
With a disability1,63313.7
Percent employed
49.0(X)
No disability10,26386.3
Percent employed
79.9(X)
Population 65 years and over2,832100.0
With a disability1,20442.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over20,389100.0
Same house in 199512,39960.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,86738.6
Same county
3,86619.0
Different county
4,00119.6
Same state
2,86514.1
Different state
1,1365.6
Elsewhere in 19951230.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population21,668100.0
Native21,46099.0
Born in United States
21,38398.7
State of residence
17,66781.5
Different state
3,71617.1
Born outside United States
770.4
Foreign born2081.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
980.5
Naturalized citizen
910.4
Not a citizen
1170.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)208100.0
Europe6129.3
Asia6430.8
Africa4119.7
Oceania41.9
Latin America3114.9
Northern America73.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over20,389100.0
English only19,85797.4
Language other than English5322.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1380.7
Spanish
2311.1
Speak English less than "very well"
610.3
Other Indo-European languages
1930.9
Speak English less than "very well"
600.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
750.4
Speak English less than "very well"
120.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population21,668100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,89891.8
Arab70.0
Czech1980.5
Danish460.2
Dutch5602.6
English2,44511.3
French (except Basque)19004.2
French Canadian1560.3
German7,03932.5
Greek300.1
Hungarian250.1
Irish12,70312.5
Italian3501.6
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian1350.6
Polish1460.7
Portuguese90.0
Russian230.1
Scotch-Irish3331.5
Scottish5032.3
Slovak50.0
Subsaharan African480.2
Swedish1490.7
Swiss300.1
Ukrainian160.1
United States or American2,0909.6
Welsh1110.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.0
Other ancestries2,0339.4
(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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