U.S. Beacon July 19, 2024

Decatur, IL

Macon County, Illinois

Latitude: 39.851636     Longitude: -88.944228
Population 77,836 (2005)
Elevation of Decatur, Illinois: 716 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1718823, place: Decatur city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 20,672 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 1,483 (7.17%)
Kindergarten: 1,127 (5.45%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 9,131 (44.17%)
High school (grades 9-12): 3,791 (18.34%)
College or graduate school: 5,140 (24.86%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 53,061 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 2,574 (4.85%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 7,614 (14.35%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 19,225 (36.23%)
Some college, no degree: 11,882 (22.39%)
Associate degree: 2,751 (5.18%)
Bachelor's degree: 5,990 (11.29%)
Graduate or professional degree: 3,025 (5.7%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 80.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 17%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 65,459 (100%)
Never married: 17,220 (26.31%)
Now married, except separated: 32,908 (50.27%)
Separated: 1,209 (1.85%)
Total Widowed: 5,389 (8.23%)
Widowed Female: 4,589 (7.01%)
Total Divorced: 8,733 (13.34%)
Divorced Female: 4,911 (7.5%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 1,458 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 716 (49.11%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 62,349 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 9,188 (14.74%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 18,324 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,861 (10.16%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 43,896 (100%)
--With a disability: 9,126 (20.79%)
----Percent employed: 55.7%
--No disability: 34,770 (79.21%)
----Percent employed: 75.7%
Population 65 years and over: 12,716 (100%)
--With a disability: 5,094 (40.06%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 76,611 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 40,088 (52.33%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 35,879 (46.83%)
--Same county: 24,237 (31.64%)
--Different county: 11,642 (15.2%)
----Same state: 6,982 (9.11%)
----Different state: 4,660 (6.08%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 644 (0.84%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 82,113 (100%)
Native: 80,804 (98.41%)
--Born in United States: 80,520 (100%)
----State of residence: 63,138 (76.89%)
----Different state: 17,382 (21.17%)
--Born outside United States: 284 (0.35%)
Foreign born: 1,309 (1.59%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 506 (0.62%)
--Naturalized citizen: 579 (0.71%)
--Not a citizen: 730 (0.89%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,309 (100%)
Europe: 377 (28.8%)
Asia: 490 (37.43%)
Africa: 90 (6.88%)
Oceania: 7 (0.53%)
Latin America: 273 (20.86%)
Northern America: 72 (5.5%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 76,611 (100%)
English only: 73,838 (96.38%)
Language other than English: 2,773 (3.62%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 831 (1.08%)
--Spanish: 1,425 (1.86%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 464 (0.61%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 978 (1.28%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 184 (0.24%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 320 (0.42%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 168 (0.22%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 82,113 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 73,384% (89.37%)
Arab: 77 (0.09%)
Czech: 180 (0.22%)
Danish: 151 (0.18%)
Dutch: 1,342 (1.63%)
English: 7,668 (9.34%)
French (except Basque): 1,904 (2.32%)
French Canadian: 304 (0.37%)
German: 15,879 (19.34%)
Greek: 151 (0.18%)
Hungarian: 125 (0.15%)
Irish: 9,188 (11.19%)
Italian: 1,292 (1.57%)
Lithuanian: 75 (0.09%)
Norwegian: 633 (0.77%)
Polish: 1,340 (1.63%)
Portuguese: 25 (0.03%)
Russian: 147 (0.18%)
Scotch-Irish: 1,227 (1.49%)
Scottish: 1,034 (1.26%)
Slovak: 70 (0.09%)
Subsaharan African: 626 (0.76%)
Swedish: 774 (0.94%)
Swiss: 226 (0.28%)
Ukrainian: 30 (0.04%)
United States or American: 8,418 (10.25%)
Welsh: 485 (0.59%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 63 (0.08%)
Other ancestries: 19,950 (24.3%)

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