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Knox county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,125100.0
Nursery school, preschool7765.9
Kindergarten5834.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,69343.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,86621.8
College or graduate school3,20724.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over38,049100.0
Less than 9th grade1,8384.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,07413.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,96836.7
Some college, no degree8,92623.5
Associate degree2,6987.1
Bachelor's degree3,6849.7
Graduate or professional degree1,8614.9
Percent high school graduate or higher81.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over45,735100.0
Never married9,87621.6
Now married, except separated25,68656.2
Separated5581.2
Widowed3,7788.3
Female
2,9576.5
Divorced5,83712.8
Female
3,1997.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years702100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren34549.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over43,569100.0
Civilian veterans6,15914.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,497100.0
With a disability8687.5
Population 21 to 64 years29,274100.0
With a disability4,62615.8
Percent employed
54.5(X)
No disability24,64884.2
Percent employed
80.4(X)
Population 65 years and over9,118100.0
With a disability3,64340.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over52,615100.0
Same house in 199530,40557.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,43440.7
Same county
12,20823.2
Different county
9,22617.5
Same state
5,96111.3
Different state
3,2656.2
Elsewhere in 19957761.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population55,836100.0
Native54,93498.4
Born in United States
54,70198.0
State of residence
44,03378.9
Different state
10,66819.1
Born outside United States
2330.4
Foreign born9021.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3230.6
Naturalized citizen
4530.8
Not a citizen
4490.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)902100.0
Europe19421.5
Asia24026.6
Africa465.1
Oceania20.2
Latin America37541.6
Northern America455.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over52,615100.0
English only50,38495.8
Language other than English2,2314.2
Speak English less than 'very well
7021.3
Spanish
1,2322.3
Speak English less than "very well"
5101.0
Other Indo-European languages
6591.3
Speak English less than "very well"
890.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2610.5
Speak English less than "very well"
830.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population55,836100.0

Total ancestries reported

52,57194.2
Arab1030.2
Czech11170.2
Danish2600.5
Dutch1,5802.8
English6,46511.6
French (except Basque)11,4072.5
French Canadian11200.2
German10,59219.0
Greek800.1
Hungarian800.1
Irish16,91712.4
Italian1,3482.4
Lithuanian470.1
Norwegian7791.4
Polish5941.1
Portuguese90.0
Russian1030.2
Scotch-Irish1,1312.0
Scottish1,0461.9
Slovak590.1
Subsaharan African2120.4
Swedish6,13911.0
Swiss1630.3
Ukrainian210.0
United States or American5,4799.8
Welsh3230.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries7,39213.2
(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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