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La salle county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school27,018100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8476.8
Kindergarten1,4985.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,16948.7
High school (grades 9-12)6,69724.8
College or graduate school3,80714.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over74,431100.0
Less than 9th grade4,6266.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,24612.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)28,71738.6
Some college, no degree16,79422.6
Associate degree5,1596.9
Bachelor's degree6,6789.0
Graduate or professional degree3,2114.3
Percent high school graduate or higher81.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over88,546100.0
Never married19,20421.7
Now married, except separated52,09858.8
Separated8591.0
Widowed7,5928.6
Female
6,0326.8
Divorced8,7939.9
Female
4,5255.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,530100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren74248.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over83,432100.0
Civilian veterans12,04014.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,195100.0
With a disability1,8427.3
Population 21 to 64 years59,247100.0
With a disability9,80816.6
Percent employed
59.6(X)
No disability49,43983.4
Percent employed
79.0(X)
Population 65 years and over17,236100.0
With a disability6,17935.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over104,571100.0
Same house in 199566,50463.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199537,37635.7
Same county
22,47221.5
Different county
14,90414.3
Same state
10,0899.6
Different state
4,8154.6
Elsewhere in 19956910.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population111,509100.0
Native108,50397.3
Born in United States
108,09996.9
State of residence
93,36383.7
Different state
14,73613.2
Born outside United States
4040.4
Foreign born3,0062.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,1151.0
Naturalized citizen
1,4601.3
Not a citizen
1,5461.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,006100.0
Europe73424.4
Asia45815.2
Africa301.0
Oceania120.4
Latin America1,67555.7
Northern America973.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over104,571100.0
English only98,75294.4
Language other than English5,8195.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2,0592.0
Spanish
3,7903.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5161.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,6131.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3570.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3020.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1570.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population111,509100.0

Total ancestries reported

125,229112.3
Arab1770.2
Czech19320.8
Danish8170.7
Dutch1,8831.7
English10,6799.6
French (except Basque)13,7833.4
French Canadian12510.2
German32,00428.7
Greek2940.3
Hungarian4010.4
Irish118,85016.9
Italian9,5608.6
Lithuanian6730.6
Norwegian5,6625.1
Polish8,9788.1
Portuguese540.0
Russian3270.3
Scotch-Irish1,2951.2
Scottish1,7851.6
Slovak2,7592.5
Subsaharan African1100.1
Swedish2,7272.4
Swiss2450.2
Ukrainian1540.1
United States or American6,6185.9
Welsh4950.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)150.0
Other ancestries13,70112.3
(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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