U.S. Beacon June 17, 2024

Abingdon, IL

Knox County, Illinois

Latitude: 40.803572     Longitude: -90.400770
Population 3,379 (2005)
Elevation of Abingdon, Illinois: 673 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1700113, place: Abingdon city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 904 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 54 (5.97%)
Kindergarten: 58 (6.42%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 419 (46.35%)
High school (grades 9-12): 196 (21.68%)
College or graduate school: 177 (19.58%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 2,430 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 166 (6.83%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 284 (11.69%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,010 (41.56%)
Some college, no degree: 593 (24.4%)
Associate degree: 167 (6.87%)
Bachelor's degree: 140 (5.76%)
Graduate or professional degree: 70 (2.88%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 81.5%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 2,917 (100%)
Never married: 597 (20.47%)
Now married, except separated: 1,642 (56.29%)
Separated: 32 (1.1%)
Total Widowed: 273 (9.36%)
Widowed Female: 206 (7.06%)
Total Divorced: 373 (12.79%)
Divorced Female: 220 (7.54%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 66 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 20 (30.3%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 2,747 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 340 (12.38%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 825 (100%)
--With a disability: 61 (7.39%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 2,079 (100%)
--With a disability: 329 (15.82%)
----Percent employed: 55.9%
--No disability: 1,750 (84.18%)
----Percent employed: 75.2%
Population 65 years and over: 489 (100%)
--With a disability: 221 (45.19%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 3,454 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 2,047 (59.26%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 1,401 (40.56%)
--Same county: 965 (27.94%)
--Different county: 436 (12.62%)
----Same state: 340 (9.84%)
----Different state: 96 (2.78%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 6 (0.17%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 3,680 (100%)
Native: 3,669 (99.7%)
--Born in United States: 3,663 (100%)
----State of residence: 2,946 (80.05%)
----Different state: 717 (19.48%)
--Born outside United States: 6 (0.16%)
Foreign born: 11 (0.3%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 0 (0%)
--Naturalized citizen: 11 (0.3%)
--Not a citizen: 0 (0%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 11 (100%)
Europe: 0 (0%)
Asia: 11 (100%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 0 (0%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 3,454 (100%)
English only: 3,389 (98.12%)
Language other than English: 65 (1.88%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7 (0.2%)
--Spanish: 33 (0.96%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7 (0.2%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 13 (0.38%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 19 (0.55%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 3,680 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 3,100% (84.24%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 5 (0.14%)
Danish: 23 (0.63%)
Dutch: 141 (3.83%)
English: 359 (9.76%)
French (except Basque): 44 (1.2%)
French Canadian: 7 (0.19%)
German: 670 (18.21%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 539 (14.65%)
Italian: 62 (1.68%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 57 (1.55%)
Polish: 47 (1.28%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 44 (1.2%)
Scottish: 5 (0.14%)
Slovak: 12 (0.33%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 195 (5.3%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 341 (9.27%)
Welsh: 17 (0.46%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 532 (14.46%)

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