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Amboy, IL

Lee County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.714411     Longitude: -89.332671
Population 2,570 (2005)
Elevation of Amboy, Illinois: 743 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1701270, place: Amboy city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 607 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 33 (5.44%)
Kindergarten: 16 (2.64%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 322 (53.05%)
High school (grades 9-12): 172 (28.34%)
College or graduate school: 64 (10.54%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,663 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 131 (7.88%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 206 (12.39%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 715 (42.99%)
Some college, no degree: 351 (21.11%)
Associate degree: 120 (7.22%)
Bachelor's degree: 95 (5.71%)
Graduate or professional degree: 45 (2.71%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 79.7%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 1,990 (100%)
Never married: 446 (22.41%)
Now married, except separated: 1,169 (58.74%)
Separated: 8 (0.4%)
Total Widowed: 140 (7.04%)
Widowed Female: 129 (6.48%)
Total Divorced: 227 (11.41%)
Divorced Female: 117 (5.88%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 47 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 31 (65.96%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 1,850 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 240 (12.97%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 608 (100%)
--With a disability: 42 (6.91%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 1,282 (100%)
--With a disability: 186 (14.51%)
----Percent employed: 43%
--No disability: 1,096 (85.49%)
----Percent employed: 79.6%
Population 65 years and over: 388 (100%)
--With a disability: 165 (42.53%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 2,360 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 1,479 (62.67%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 865 (36.65%)
--Same county: 548 (23.22%)
--Different county: 317 (13.43%)
----Same state: 254 (10.76%)
----Different state: 63 (2.67%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 16 (0.68%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 2,534 (100%)
Native: 2,496 (98.5%)
--Born in United States: 2,487 (100%)
----State of residence: 2,166 (85.48%)
----Different state: 321 (12.67%)
--Born outside United States: 9 (0.36%)
Foreign born: 38 (1.5%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 9 (0.36%)
--Naturalized citizen: 23 (0.91%)
--Not a citizen: 15 (0.59%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 38 (100%)
Europe: 33 (86.84%)
Asia: 0 (0%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 5 (13.16%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 2,360 (100%)
English only: 2,278 (96.53%)
Language other than English: 82 (3.47%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 12 (0.51%)
--Spanish: 45 (1.91%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 4 (0.17%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 37 (1.57%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 8 (0.34%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 2,534 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 2,659% (104.93%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 27 (1.07%)
Danish: 16 (0.63%)
Dutch: 32 (1.26%)
English: 254 (10.02%)
French (except Basque): 107 (4.22%)
French Canadian: 8 (0.32%)
German: 908 (35.83%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 4 (0.16%)
Irish: 614 (24.23%)
Italian: 47 (1.85%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 38 (1.5%)
Polish: 65 (2.57%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 19 (0.75%)
Scottish: 24 (0.95%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 90 (3.55%)
Swiss: 7 (0.28%)
Ukrainian: 4 (0.16%)
United States or American: 164 (6.47%)
Welsh: 6 (0.24%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 225 (8.88%)

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