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Social Statistics

Union county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,290100.0
Nursery school, preschool2816.6
Kindergarten1874.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,12649.6
High school (grades 9-12)97922.8
College or graduate school71716.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,695100.0
Less than 9th grade1,57812.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,62212.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,93131.0
Some college, no degree2,69421.2
Associate degree8696.8
Bachelor's degree1,2029.5
Graduate or professional degree7996.3
Percent high school graduate or higher74.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,825100.0
Never married2,97320.1
Now married, except separated8,73958.9
Separated1861.3
Widowed1,4319.7
Female
1,1607.8
Divorced1,49610.1
Female
9286.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years171100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11466.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over14,038100.0
Civilian veterans2,12615.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,933100.0
With a disability3138.0
Population 21 to 64 years10,168100.0
With a disability2,69426.5
Percent employed
36.1(X)
No disability7,47473.5
Percent employed
76.3(X)
Population 65 years and over2,951100.0
With a disability1,45949.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over17,339100.0
Same house in 199510,46360.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,77539.1
Same county
4,06923.5
Different county
2,70615.6
Same state
1,89710.9
Different state
8094.7
Elsewhere in 19951010.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,293100.0
Native17,93998.1
Born in United States
17,88397.8
State of residence
13,17672.0
Different state
4,70725.7
Born outside United States
560.3
Foreign born3541.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1911.0
Naturalized citizen
1040.6
Not a citizen
2501.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)354100.0
Europe5014.1
Asia5114.4
Africa00.0
Oceania41.1
Latin America24970.3
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over17,339100.0
English only16,71596.4
Language other than English6243.6
Speak English less than 'very well
3081.8
Spanish
4572.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2401.4
Other Indo-European languages
1040.6
Speak English less than "very well"
330.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
550.3
Speak English less than "very well"
330.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,293100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,74975.2
Arab30.0
Czech1580.3
Danish260.1
Dutch4012.2
English1,5688.6
French (except Basque)14782.6
French Canadian1470.3
German3,27217.9
Greek180.1
Hungarian210.1
Irish11,83910.1
Italian2821.5
Lithuanian350.2
Norwegian750.4
Polish1520.8
Portuguese70.0
Russian180.1
Scotch-Irish2441.3
Scottish2471.4
Slovak150.1
Subsaharan African40.0
Swedish1070.6
Swiss330.2
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American2,37913.0
Welsh900.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)140.1
Other ancestries2,31212.6
(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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