U.S. Beacon June 17, 2024

Chicago Ridge, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.702482     Longitude: -87.778690
Population 13,668 (2005)
Elevation of Chicago Ridge, Illinois: 600 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1714065, place: Chicago Ridge village, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,157 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 310 (9.82%)
Kindergarten: 206 (6.53%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,329 (42.1%)
High school (grades 9-12): 584 (18.5%)
College or graduate school: 728 (23.06%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 9,031 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 408 (4.52%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,237 (13.7%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 3,456 (38.27%)
Some college, no degree: 2,122 (23.5%)
Associate degree: 558 (6.18%)
Bachelor's degree: 914 (10.12%)
Graduate or professional degree: 336 (3.72%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 81.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 10,956 (100%)
Never married: 3,410 (31.12%)
Now married, except separated: 5,503 (50.23%)
Separated: 173 (1.58%)
Total Widowed: 857 (7.82%)
Widowed Female: 713 (6.51%)
Total Divorced: 1,013 (9.25%)
Divorced Female: 706 (6.44%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 228 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 105 (46.05%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 10,468 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,086 (10.37%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,697 (100%)
--With a disability: 149 (5.52%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 8,470 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,437 (16.97%)
----Percent employed: 70.1%
--No disability: 7,033 (83.03%)
----Percent employed: 80%
Population 65 years and over: 1,452 (100%)
--With a disability: 635 (43.73%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 12,681 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 6,504 (51.29%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 5,694 (44.9%)
--Same county: 4,888 (38.55%)
--Different county: 806 (6.36%)
----Same state: 334 (2.63%)
----Different state: 472 (3.72%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 483 (3.81%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 13,878 (100%)
Native: 11,969 (86.24%)
--Born in United States: 11,937 (100%)
----State of residence: 10,859 (78.25%)
----Different state: 1,078 (7.77%)
--Born outside United States: 32 (0.23%)
Foreign born: 1,909 (13.76%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 920 (6.63%)
--Naturalized citizen: 844 (6.08%)
--Not a citizen: 1,065 (7.67%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,909 (100%)
Europe: 894 (46.83%)
Asia: 718 (37.61%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 297 (15.56%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 12,681 (100%)
English only: 10,336 (81.51%)
Language other than English: 2,345 (18.49%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,049 (8.27%)
--Spanish: 581 (4.58%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 171 (1.35%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 870 (6.86%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 503 (3.97%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 99 (0.78%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 39 (0.31%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 13,878 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 17,474% (125.91%)
Arab: 963 (6.94%)
Czech: 401 (2.89%)
Danish: 144 (1.04%)
Dutch: 227 (1.64%)
English: 481 (3.47%)
French (except Basque): 259 (1.87%)
French Canadian: 73 (0.53%)
German: 2,649 (19.09%)
Greek: 108 (0.78%)
Hungarian: 33 (0.24%)
Irish: 3,538 (25.49%)
Italian: 1,559 (11.23%)
Lithuanian: 534 (3.85%)
Norwegian: 119 (0.86%)
Polish: 2,823 (20.34%)
Portuguese: 26 (0.19%)
Russian: 32 (0.23%)
Scotch-Irish: 95 (0.68%)
Scottish: 86 (0.62%)
Slovak: 97 (0.7%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 445 (3.21%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 51 (0.37%)
United States or American: 421 (3.03%)
Welsh: 79 (0.57%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 2,231 (16.08%)

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