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Social Statistics

Cass county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,273100.0
Nursery school, preschool2928.9
Kindergarten2337.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,54347.1
High school (grades 9-12)79524.3
College or graduate school41012.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,056100.0
Less than 9th grade8639.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma94510.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,01244.3
Some college, no degree1,74219.2
Associate degree3493.9
Bachelor's degree8499.4
Graduate or professional degree2963.3
Percent high school graduate or higher80.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,895100.0
Never married2,33321.4
Now married, except separated6,40158.8
Separated1671.5
Widowed9088.3
Female
7877.2
Divorced1,08610.0
Female
5405.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years283100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17160.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,200100.0
Civilian veterans1,46314.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,034100.0
With a disability2628.6
Population 21 to 64 years7,557100.0
With a disability1,27316.8
Percent employed
58.4(X)
No disability6,28483.2
Percent employed
79.0(X)
Population 65 years and over1,981100.0
With a disability78539.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,782100.0
Same house in 19957,53759.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,69636.7
Same county
2,72021.3
Different county
1,97615.5
Same state
1,31210.3
Different state
6645.2
Elsewhere in 19955494.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population13,695100.0
Native12,62892.2
Born in United States
12,58391.9
State of residence
11,06080.8
Different state
1,52311.1
Born outside United States
450.3
Foreign born1,0677.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8176.0
Naturalized citizen
2081.5
Not a citizen
8596.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,067100.0
Europe302.8
Asia282.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,00694.3
Northern America30.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,782100.0
English only11,61990.9
Language other than English1,1639.1
Speak English less than 'very well
9007.0
Spanish
1,0468.2
Speak English less than "very well"
8876.9
Other Indo-European languages
690.5
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
480.4
Speak English less than "very well"
110.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population13,695100.0

Total ancestries reported

12,00187.6
Arab00.0
Czech1150.1
Danish350.3
Dutch3052.2
English1,68412.3
French (except Basque)12511.8
French Canadian1290.2
German3,66426.8
Greek100.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,49010.9
Italian920.7
Lithuanian160.1
Norwegian530.4
Polish770.6
Portuguese170.1
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish1701.2
Scottish2862.1
Slovak70.1
Subsaharan African220.2
Swedish1551.1
Swiss120.1
Ukrainian90.1
United States or American1,49410.9
Welsh950.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries2,01114.7
(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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