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Social Statistics for Perry County, Illinois

Perry county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,382100.0
Nursery school, preschool3857.2
Kindergarten3236.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,23641.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,46127.1
College or graduate school97718.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,727100.0
Less than 9th grade1,67110.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,67817.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,38934.3
Some college, no degree3,24720.6
Associate degree1,1577.4
Bachelor's degree1,1407.2
Graduate or professional degree4452.8
Percent high school graduate or higher72.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over18,974100.0
Never married3,53518.6
Now married, except separated11,63861.3
Separated1811.0
Widowed1,4737.8
Female
1,2286.5
Divorced2,14711.3
Female
1,0155.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years274100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15255.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,036100.0
Civilian veterans2,20512.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,587100.0
With a disability3056.6
Population 21 to 64 years11,333100.0
With a disability2,03017.9
Percent employed
48.7(X)
No disability9,30382.1
Percent employed
76.3(X)
Population 65 years and over3,529100.0
With a disability1,57244.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over21,869100.0
Same house in 199513,79363.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,00636.6
Same county
4,34119.9
Different county
3,66516.8
Same state
3,01613.8
Different state
6493.0
Elsewhere in 1995700.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population23,094100.0
Native22,87099.0
Born in United States
22,79598.7
State of residence
19,78285.7
Different state
3,01313.0
Born outside United States
750.3
Foreign born2241.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
690.3
Naturalized citizen
1000.4
Not a citizen
1240.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)224100.0
Europe4921.9
Asia6529.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America10546.9
Northern America52.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over21,869100.0
English only21,27097.3
Language other than English5992.7
Speak English less than 'very well
1880.9
Spanish
3471.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1070.5
Other Indo-European languages
1870.9
Speak English less than "very well"
530.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
650.3
Speak English less than "very well"
280.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population23,094100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,71181.0
Arab00.0
Czech1500.2
Danish310.1
Dutch3791.6
English1,8378.0
French (except Basque)16402.8
French Canadian1100.0
German5,47323.7
Greek180.1
Hungarian430.2
Irish12,43810.6
Italian9734.2
Lithuanian150.1
Norwegian780.3
Polish1,1054.8
Portuguese240.1
Russian80.0
Scotch-Irish1920.8
Scottish2551.1
Slovak50.0
Subsaharan African180.1
Swedish890.4
Swiss100.0
Ukrainian30.0
United States or American2,47810.7
Welsh1030.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.0
Other ancestries2,43010.5
(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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