U.S. Beacon September 21, 2021

Belvidere, IL

Boone County, Illinois

Latitude: 42.254758     Longitude: -88.844093
Population 24,593 (2005)
Elevation of Belvidere, Illinois: 770 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1705092, place: Belvidere city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 5,486 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 419 (7.64%)
Kindergarten: 409 (7.46%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,854 (52.02%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,163 (21.2%)
College or graduate school: 641 (11.68%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 12,713 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,290 (10.15%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,934 (15.21%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 4,995 (39.29%)
Some college, no degree: 2,597 (20.43%)
Associate degree: 784 (6.17%)
Bachelor's degree: 867 (6.82%)
Graduate or professional degree: 246 (1.94%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 74.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 15,475 (100%)
Never married: 3,701 (23.92%)
Now married, except separated: 8,823 (57.01%)
Separated: 238 (1.54%)
Total Widowed: 1,056 (6.82%)
Widowed Female: 915 (5.91%)
Total Divorced: 1,657 (10.71%)
Divorced Female: 928 (6%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 246 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 134 (54.47%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 14,599 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,697 (11.62%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 5,230 (100%)
--With a disability: 359 (6.86%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 11,233 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,835 (16.34%)
----Percent employed: 67.1%
--No disability: 9,398 (83.66%)
----Percent employed: 79%
Population 65 years and over: 2,341 (100%)
--With a disability: 918 (39.21%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 19,044 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 9,384 (49.28%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 8,984 (47.17%)
--Same county: 4,453 (23.38%)
--Different county: 4,531 (23.79%)
----Same state: 3,465 (18.19%)
----Different state: 1,066 (5.6%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 676 (3.55%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 20,698 (100%)
Native: 18,242 (88.13%)
--Born in United States: 18,064 (100%)
----State of residence: 13,738 (66.37%)
----Different state: 4,326 (20.9%)
--Born outside United States: 178 (0.86%)
Foreign born: 2,456 (11.87%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,277 (6.17%)
--Naturalized citizen: 571 (2.76%)
--Not a citizen: 1,885 (9.11%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 2,456 (100%)
Europe: 236 (9.61%)
Asia: 18 (0.73%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 2,175 (88.56%)
Northern America: 27 (1.1%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 19,044 (100%)
English only: 15,495 (81.36%)
Language other than English: 3,549 (18.64%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,977 (10.38%)
--Spanish: 3,270 (17.17%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,895 (9.95%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 269 (1.41%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 72 (0.38%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 10 (0.05%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 10 (0.05%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 20,698 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 23,806% (115.02%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 229 (1.11%)
Danish: 122 (0.59%)
Dutch: 365 (1.76%)
English: 1,868 (9.03%)
French (except Basque): 476 (2.3%)
French Canadian: 50 (0.24%)
German: 6,325 (30.56%)
Greek: 88 (0.43%)
Hungarian: 117 (0.57%)
Irish: 2,725 (13.17%)
Italian: 830 (4.01%)
Lithuanian: 73 (0.35%)
Norwegian: 869 (4.2%)
Polish: 978 (4.73%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 103 (0.5%)
Scotch-Irish: 190 (0.92%)
Scottish: 312 (1.51%)
Slovak: 6 (0.03%)
Subsaharan African: 7 (0.03%)
Swedish: 1,427 (6.89%)
Swiss: 102 (0.49%)
Ukrainian: 103 (0.5%)
United States or American: 1,087 (5.25%)
Welsh: 146 (0.71%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 5,208 (25.16%)

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