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Social Statistics for Will County, Illinois

Will county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school147,354100.0
Nursery school, preschool13,4229.1
Kindergarten8,9626.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)68,60846.6
High school (grades 9-12)29,92520.3
College or graduate school26,43717.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over310,918100.0
Less than 9th grade13,3704.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma27,4638.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)90,36029.1
Some college, no degree77,97025.1
Associate degree22,4857.2
Bachelor's degree55,30817.8
Graduate or professional degree23,9627.7
Percent high school graduate or higher86.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over374,741100.0
Never married89,92424.0
Now married, except separated233,43162.3
Separated4,3951.2
Widowed18,3894.9
Female
15,0494.0
Divorced28,6027.6
Female
15,7684.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years9,384100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,56037.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over351,732100.0
Civilian veterans39,53611.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years126,971100.0
With a disability7,4045.8
Population 21 to 64 years286,741100.0
With a disability35,40812.3
Percent employed
62.0(X)
No disability251,33387.7
Percent employed
79.9(X)
Population 65 years and over39,219100.0
With a disability15,05638.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over460,465100.0
Same house in 1995249,73154.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995203,93844.3
Same county
79,52717.3
Different county
124,41127.0
Same state
97,67421.2
Different state
26,7375.8
Elsewhere in 19956,7961.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population502,266100.0
Native466,55192.9
Born in United States
463,76892.3
State of residence
376,06274.9
Different state
87,70617.5
Born outside United States
2,7830.6
Foreign born35,7157.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
14,1922.8
Naturalized citizen
15,4493.1
Not a citizen
20,2664.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)35,715100.0
Europe7,47620.9
Asia8,64424.2
Africa8732.4
Oceania910.3
Latin America17,75949.7
Northern America8722.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over460,465100.0
English only405,35188.0
Language other than English55,11412.0
Speak English less than 'very well
21,1264.6
Spanish
32,3527.0
Speak English less than "very well"
14,7733.2
Other Indo-European languages
14,5773.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,8300.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,4561.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1710.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population502,266100.0

Total ancestries reported

619,490123.3
Arab1,7420.3
Czech111,9942.4
Danish3,1290.6
Dutch12,2622.4
English33,9796.8
French (except Basque)112,5892.5
French Canadian12,4490.5
German121,81924.3
Greek4,9471.0
Hungarian3,7860.8
Irish191,48318.2
Italian53,89410.7
Lithuanian7,1051.4
Norwegian8,1041.6
Polish61,23512.2
Portuguese3380.1
Russian3,5850.7
Scotch-Irish5,8461.2
Scottish6,2891.3
Slovak5,2751.1
Subsaharan African2,2260.4
Swedish15,8923.2
Swiss1,1510.2
Ukrainian1,7810.4
United States or American16,0443.2
Welsh2,1290.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)9050.2
Other ancestries127,51225.4
(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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