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Social Statistics for Wabash County, Illinois

Wabash county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,334100.0
Nursery school, preschool2256.7
Kindergarten1474.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,43543.0
High school (grades 9-12)79723.9
College or graduate school73021.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,627100.0
Less than 9th grade5125.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,02411.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,66530.9
Some college, no degree2,10524.4
Associate degree1,24314.4
Bachelor's degree7198.3
Graduate or professional degree3594.2
Percent high school graduate or higher82.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,433100.0
Never married2,23921.5
Now married, except separated6,22459.7
Separated1011.0
Widowed8107.8
Female
6726.4
Divorced1,05910.2
Female
5735.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years205100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12159.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,805100.0
Civilian veterans1,56215.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,977100.0
With a disability2628.8
Population 21 to 64 years7,003100.0
With a disability1,25217.9
Percent employed
58.0(X)
No disability5,75182.1
Percent employed
82.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,054100.0
With a disability78138.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,191100.0
Same house in 19957,67162.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,48936.8
Same county
2,71722.3
Different county
1,77214.5
Same state
8206.7
Different state
9527.8
Elsewhere in 1995310.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,937100.0
Native12,84499.3
Born in United States
12,82099.1
State of residence
7,73659.8
Different state
5,08439.3
Born outside United States
240.2
Foreign born930.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
200.2
Naturalized citizen
670.5
Not a citizen
260.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)93100.0
Europe3335.5
Asia2324.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America2729.0
Northern America1010.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,191100.0
English only11,82997.0
Language other than English3623.0
Speak English less than 'very well
880.7
Spanish
1661.4
Speak English less than "very well"
430.4
Other Indo-European languages
1831.5
Speak English less than "very well"
400.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
70.1
Speak English less than "very well"
50.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,937100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,14686.2
Arab60.0
Czech140.0
Danish00.0
Dutch2662.1
English1,35810.5
French (except Basque)14283.3
French Canadian170.1
German3,50427.1
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,39310.8
Italian1471.1
Lithuanian130.1
Norwegian590.5
Polish580.4
Portuguese200.2
Russian160.1
Scotch-Irish1321.0
Scottish2171.7
Slovak100.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1321.0
Swiss400.3
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,91914.8
Welsh510.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,36610.6
(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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