U.S. Beacon June 15, 2024

Jacksonville, IL

Morgan County, Illinois

Latitude: 39.731936     Longitude: -90.234394
Population 19,470 (2005)
Elevation of Jacksonville, Illinois: 613 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1738115, place: Jacksonville city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 5,408 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 352 (6.51%)
Kindergarten: 234 (4.33%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,927 (35.63%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,151 (21.28%)
College or graduate school: 1,744 (32.25%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 12,180 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,181 (9.7%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,309 (10.75%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 4,160 (34.15%)
Some college, no degree: 2,142 (17.59%)
Associate degree: 564 (4.63%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,873 (15.38%)
Graduate or professional degree: 951 (7.81%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 79.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 15,623 (100%)
Never married: 3,903 (24.98%)
Now married, except separated: 8,545 (54.7%)
Separated: 229 (1.47%)
Total Widowed: 1,258 (8.05%)
Widowed Female: 1,054 (6.75%)
Total Divorced: 1,688 (10.8%)
Divorced Female: 959 (6.14%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 201 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 111 (55.22%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 14,776 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,051 (13.88%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 4,358 (100%)
--With a disability: 567 (13.01%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 9,631 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,941 (20.15%)
----Percent employed: 47.8%
--No disability: 7,690 (79.85%)
----Percent employed: 83.6%
Population 65 years and over: 2,731 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,144 (41.89%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 17,921 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 9,560 (53.35%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 8,160 (45.53%)
--Same county: 4,549 (25.38%)
--Different county: 3,611 (20.15%)
----Same state: 2,690 (15.01%)
----Different state: 921 (5.14%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 201 (1.12%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 18,921 (100%)
Native: 18,661 (98.63%)
--Born in United States: 18,579 (100%)
----State of residence: 15,472 (81.77%)
----Different state: 3,107 (16.42%)
--Born outside United States: 82 (0.43%)
Foreign born: 260 (1.37%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 132 (0.7%)
--Naturalized citizen: 112 (0.59%)
--Not a citizen: 148 (0.78%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 260 (100%)
Europe: 84 (32.31%)
Asia: 87 (33.46%)
Africa: 21 (8.08%)
Oceania: 9 (3.46%)
Latin America: 47 (18.08%)
Northern America: 12 (4.62%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 17,921 (100%)
English only: 17,190 (95.92%)
Language other than English: 731 (4.08%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 205 (1.14%)
--Spanish: 294 (1.64%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 86 (0.48%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 300 (1.67%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 63 (0.35%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 110 (0.61%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 49 (0.27%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 18,921 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 15,952% (84.31%)
Arab: 5 (0.03%)
Czech: 44 (0.23%)
Danish: 35 (0.18%)
Dutch: 477 (2.52%)
English: 2,612 (13.8%)
French (except Basque): 378 (2%)
French Canadian: 58 (0.31%)
German: 3,704 (19.58%)
Greek: 12 (0.06%)
Hungarian: 11 (0.06%)
Irish: 1,898 (10.03%)
Italian: 421 (2.23%)
Lithuanian: 7 (0.04%)
Norwegian: 150 (0.79%)
Polish: 251 (1.33%)
Portuguese: 154 (0.81%)
Russian: 39 (0.21%)
Scotch-Irish: 383 (2.02%)
Scottish: 407 (2.15%)
Slovak: 30 (0.16%)
Subsaharan African: 42 (0.22%)
Swedish: 229 (1.21%)
Swiss: 17 (0.09%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 1,994 (10.54%)
Welsh: 156 (0.82%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 10 (0.05%)
Other ancestries: 2,428 (12.83%)

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