U.S. Beacon June 15, 2024

Aurora, IL

Du Page County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.759879     Longitude: -88.298482
Population 168,181 (2005)
Elevation of Aurora, Illinois: 676 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1703012, place: Aurora city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 40,749 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 3,642 (8.94%)
Kindergarten: 2,972 (7.29%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 19,241 (47.22%)
High school (grades 9-12): 7,561 (18.56%)
College or graduate school: 7,333 (18%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 83,551 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 10,532 (12.61%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 9,828 (11.76%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 18,326 (21.93%)
Some college, no degree: 14,895 (17.83%)
Associate degree: 4,979 (5.96%)
Bachelor's degree: 17,222 (20.61%)
Graduate or professional degree: 7,769 (9.3%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 75.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 103,881 (100%)
Never married: 30,098 (28.97%)
Now married, except separated: 59,380 (57.16%)
Separated: 1,791 (1.72%)
Total Widowed: 4,123 (3.97%)
Widowed Female: 3,271 (3.15%)
Total Divorced: 8,489 (8.17%)
Divorced Female: 5,001 (4.81%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 3,326 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 1,225 (36.83%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 97,932 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 7,704 (7.87%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 36,288 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,967 (8.18%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 83,309 (100%)
--With a disability: 15,852 (19.03%)
----Percent employed: 62.2%
--No disability: 67,457 (80.97%)
----Percent employed: 77.8%
Population 65 years and over: 7,790 (100%)
--With a disability: 3,141 (40.32%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 128,477 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 57,674 (44.89%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 63,128 (49.14%)
--Same county: 32,332 (25.17%)
--Different county: 30,796 (23.97%)
----Same state: 18,382 (14.31%)
----Different state: 12,414 (9.66%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 7,675 (5.97%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 143,609 (100%)
Native: 112,751 (78.51%)
--Born in United States: 110,885 (100%)
----State of residence: 80,408 (55.99%)
----Different state: 30,477 (21.22%)
--Born outside United States: 1,866 (1.3%)
Foreign born: 30,858 (21.49%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 16,388 (11.41%)
--Naturalized citizen: 8,494 (5.91%)
--Not a citizen: 22,364 (15.57%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 30,858 (100%)
Europe: 1,726 (5.59%)
Asia: 3,417 (11.07%)
Africa: 411 (1.33%)
Oceania: 88 (0.29%)
Latin America: 24,920 (80.76%)
Northern America: 296 (0.96%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 128,477 (100%)
English only: 83,953 (65.34%)
Language other than English: 44,524 (34.66%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 24,892 (19.37%)
--Spanish: 38,097 (29.65%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 22,913 (17.83%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 3,418 (2.66%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 920 (0.72%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 2,655 (2.07%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 901 (0.7%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 143,609 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 155,613% (108.36%)
Arab: 390 (0.27%)
Czech: 1,394 (0.97%)
Danish: 757 (0.53%)
Dutch: 1,831 (1.27%)
English: 8,014 (5.58%)
French (except Basque): 2,486 (1.73%)
French Canadian: 669 (0.47%)
German: 25,070 (17.46%)
Greek: 935 (0.65%)
Hungarian: 819 (0.57%)
Irish: 14,022 (9.76%)
Italian: 6,704 (4.67%)
Lithuanian: 753 (0.52%)
Norwegian: 2,733 (1.9%)
Polish: 6,644 (4.63%)
Portuguese: 98 (0.07%)
Russian: 562 (0.39%)
Scotch-Irish: 1,278 (0.89%)
Scottish: 1,947 (1.36%)
Slovak: 389 (0.27%)
Subsaharan African: 748 (0.52%)
Swedish: 3,129 (2.18%)
Swiss: 291 (0.2%)
Ukrainian: 410 (0.29%)
United States or American: 4,260 (2.97%)
Welsh: 568 (0.4%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 197 (0.14%)
Other ancestries: 68,515 (47.71%)

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