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Cook county illinois dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,491,276100.0
Nursery school, preschool106,0657.1
Kindergarten83,6975.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)639,85642.9
High school (grades 9-12)301,87220.2
College or graduate school359,78624.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,454,738100.0
Less than 9th grade332,6289.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma437,71312.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)834,67524.2
Some college, no degree700,06520.3
Associate degree181,0155.2
Bachelor's degree595,67717.2
Graduate or professional degree372,96510.8
Percent high school graduate or higher77.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,202,682100.0
Never married1,453,64734.6
Now married, except separated1,981,87947.2
Separated106,5832.5
Widowed301,3987.2
Female
246,2145.9
Divorced359,1758.5
Female
216,1895.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years154,253100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren58,83338.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,982,574100.0
Civilian veterans352,7918.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,221,663100.0
With a disability102,5478.4
Population 21 to 64 years3,116,569100.0
With a disability614,00519.7
Percent employed
55.1(X)
No disability2,502,56480.3
Percent employed
74.1(X)
Population 65 years and over603,891100.0
With a disability257,00642.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over4,991,310100.0
Same house in 19952,844,91557.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,915,47338.4
Same county
1,543,82230.9
Different county
371,6517.4
Same state
126,4692.5
Different state
245,1824.9
Elsewhere in 1995230,9224.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,376,741100.0
Native4,312,03880.2
Born in United States
4,233,16178.7
State of residence
3,310,71561.6
Different state
922,44617.2
Born outside United States
78,8771.5
Foreign born1,064,70319.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
473,2658.8
Naturalized citizen
420,7397.8
Not a citizen
643,96412.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,064,703100.0
Europe288,11427.1
Asia231,87721.8
Africa18,4991.7
Oceania1,2660.1
Latin America517,12448.6
Northern America7,8230.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over4,991,310100.0
English only3,453,54769.2
Language other than English1,537,76330.8
Speak English less than 'very well
762,42615.3
Spanish
879,99617.6
Speak English less than "very well"
471,4109.4
Other Indo-European languages
439,3258.8
Speak English less than "very well"
195,3913.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
158,0343.2
Speak English less than "very well"
75,9131.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,376,741100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,694,049105.9
Arab35,2240.7
Czech167,6901.3
Danish18,9900.4
Dutch52,6261.0
English179,2423.3
French (except Basque)166,1601.2
French Canadian114,1760.3
German611,00811.4
Greek56,5791.1
Hungarian24,5060.5
Irish1545,51810.1
Italian327,0116.1
Lithuanian44,0660.8
Norwegian47,3850.9
Polish530,6459.9
Portuguese2,4170.0
Russian73,3391.4
Scotch-Irish31,9990.6
Scottish40,5720.8
Slovak18,3350.3
Subsaharan African51,1211.0
Swedish84,8011.6
Swiss8,4210.2
Ukrainian29,6320.6
United States or American97,9641.8
Welsh12,9420.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)21,0320.4
Other ancestries2,600,64848.4
(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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