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Social Statistics for Menard County, Illinois

Menard county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,307100.0
Nursery school, preschool3049.2
Kindergarten1805.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,59948.4
High school (grades 9-12)77923.6
College or graduate school44513.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,298100.0
Less than 9th grade3874.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5817.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,18238.3
Some college, no degree1,93423.3
Associate degree5156.2
Bachelor's degree1,22314.7
Graduate or professional degree4765.7
Percent high school graduate or higher88.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over9,797100.0
Never married1,97720.2
Now married, except separated6,18063.1
Separated1401.4
Widowed6646.8
Female
5345.5
Divorced8368.5
Female
4664.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years62100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1829.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,140100.0
Civilian veterans1,25613.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,001100.0
With a disability1906.3
Population 21 to 64 years7,057100.0
With a disability87112.3
Percent employed
55.8(X)
No disability6,18687.7
Percent employed
84.5(X)
Population 65 years and over1,504100.0
With a disability57037.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over11,765100.0
Same house in 19956,87558.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,82641.0
Same county
2,20218.7
Different county
2,62422.3
Same state
2,10617.9
Different state
5184.4
Elsewhere in 1995640.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,486100.0
Native12,40199.3
Born in United States
12,33298.8
State of residence
10,58184.7
Different state
1,75114.0
Born outside United States
690.6
Foreign born850.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
350.3
Naturalized citizen
440.4
Not a citizen
410.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)85100.0
Europe4350.6
Asia2124.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1112.9
Northern America1011.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over11,765100.0
English only11,47097.5
Language other than English2952.5
Speak English less than 'very well
1080.9
Spanish
1921.6
Speak English less than "very well"
840.7
Other Indo-European languages
820.7
Speak English less than "very well"
180.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
210.2
Speak English less than "very well"
60.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,486100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,45091.7
Arab20.0
Czech1490.4
Danish690.6
Dutch2802.2
English1,74814.0
French (except Basque)13983.2
French Canadian1170.1
German3,37227.0
Greek220.2
Hungarian230.2
Irish11,60512.9
Italian2472.0
Lithuanian580.5
Norwegian860.7
Polish1671.3
Portuguese20.0
Russian610.5
Scotch-Irish2462.0
Scottish2452.0
Slovak110.1
Subsaharan African70.1
Swedish3122.5
Swiss390.3
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American1,43811.5
Welsh850.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries8596.9
(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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