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Highland, IL

Madison County, Illinois

Latitude: 38.743963     Longitude: -89.677194
Population 9,200 (2005)
Elevation of Highland, Illinois: 540 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1734670, place: Highland city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,164 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 165 (7.62%)
Kindergarten: 93 (4.3%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 943 (43.58%)
High school (grades 9-12): 502 (23.2%)
College or graduate school: 461 (21.3%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,624 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 455 (8.09%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 377 (6.7%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,863 (33.13%)
Some college, no degree: 1,346 (23.93%)
Associate degree: 355 (6.31%)
Bachelor's degree: 831 (14.78%)
Graduate or professional degree: 397 (7.06%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 85.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 6,605 (100%)
Never married: 1,382 (20.92%)
Now married, except separated: 3,820 (57.83%)
Separated: 14 (0.21%)
Total Widowed: 718 (10.87%)
Widowed Female: 607 (9.19%)
Total Divorced: 671 (10.16%)
Divorced Female: 469 (7.1%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 75 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 52 (69.33%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 6,233 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 898 (14.41%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,820 (100%)
--With a disability: 141 (7.75%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 4,403 (100%)
--With a disability: 535 (12.15%)
----Percent employed: 72.7%
--No disability: 3,868 (87.85%)
----Percent employed: 83.3%
Population 65 years and over: 1,359 (100%)
--With a disability: 560 (41.21%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 7,775 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 4,486 (57.7%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 3,277 (42.15%)
--Same county: 1,916 (24.64%)
--Different county: 1,361 (17.5%)
----Same state: 856 (11.01%)
----Different state: 505 (6.5%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 12 (0.15%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 8,372 (100%)
Native: 8,288 (99%)
--Born in United States: 8,162 (100%)
----State of residence: 6,248 (74.63%)
----Different state: 1,914 (22.86%)
--Born outside United States: 126 (1.51%)
Foreign born: 84 (1%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 21 (0.25%)
--Naturalized citizen: 56 (0.67%)
--Not a citizen: 28 (0.33%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 84 (100%)
Europe: 15 (17.86%)
Asia: 22 (26.19%)
Africa: 8 (9.52%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 39 (46.43%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 7,775 (100%)
English only: 7,473 (96.12%)
Language other than English: 302 (3.88%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 71 (0.91%)
--Spanish: 186 (2.39%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 56 (0.72%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 101 (1.3%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 15 (0.19%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 15 (0.19%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 8,372 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 8,376% (100.05%)
Arab: 9 (0.11%)
Czech: 50 (0.6%)
Danish: 26 (0.31%)
Dutch: 76 (0.91%)
English: 630 (7.53%)
French (except Basque): 326 (3.89%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 4,039 (48.24%)
Greek: 21 (0.25%)
Hungarian: 16 (0.19%)
Irish: 751 (8.97%)
Italian: 207 (2.47%)
Lithuanian: 13 (0.16%)
Norwegian: 18 (0.22%)
Polish: 179 (2.14%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 84 (1%)
Scottish: 73 (0.87%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 66 (0.79%)
Swiss: 541 (6.46%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 751 (8.97%)
Welsh: 8 (0.1%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 492 (5.88%)

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