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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cook County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 5,168 100.0
      enrolled in school 962 100.0   Native 5,030 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 65 6.8       Born in United States 5,009 96.9
Kindergarten 56 5.8           State of residence 3,595 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 492 51.1           Different state 1,414 27.4
High school (grades 9-12) 278 28.9       Born outside United States 21 0.4
College or graduate school 71 7.4   Foreign born 138 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 54 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 69 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 3,864 100.0       Not a citizen 69 1.3
Less than 9th grade 127 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 311 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,103 28.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 138 100.0
Some college, no degree 936 24.2   Europe 68 49.3
Associate degree 273 7.1   Asia 13 9.4
Bachelor's degree 758 19.6   Africa 2 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 356 9.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 20 14.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.7 (X)   Northern America 35 25.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,938 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,311 100.0   English only 4,726 95.7
Never married 924 21.4   Language other than English 212 4.3
Now married, except separated 2,592 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 1.4
Separated 58 1.3   Spanish 64 1.3
Widowed 297 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.5
 Female 233 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 101 2.0
Divorced 440 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 214 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,168 100.0
           under 18 years 40 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,534 126.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 17 42.5   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 46 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 79 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,129 100.0   Dutch 88 1.7
Civilian veterans 702 17.0   English 486 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 223 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 57 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,393 27.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 952 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 58 6.1   Hungarian 7 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,088 100.0   Irish¹ 638 12.3
With a disability 333 10.8   Italian 59 1.1
 Percent employed 67.6 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.1
No disability 2,755 89.2   Norwegian 1,023 19.8
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 141 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 840 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 287 34.2   Russian 28 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 47 0.9
        Scottish 101 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 4,938 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,856 57.8   Swedish 752 14.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,039 41.3   Swiss 32 0.6
 Same county 847 17.2   Ukrainian 16 0.3
 Different county 1,192 24.1   United States or American 147 2.8
  Same state 852 17.3   Welsh 40 0.8
  Different state 340 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.9   Other ancestries 1,095 21.2
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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