U.S. Beacon February 18, 2018

Palos Heights, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.665332     Longitude: -87.797201
Population 12,561 (2005)
Elevation of Palos Heights, Illinois: 625 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1757381, place: Palos Heights city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,852 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 195 (6.84%)
Kindergarten: 166 (5.82%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,079 (37.83%)
High school (grades 9-12): 593 (20.79%)
College or graduate school: 819 (28.72%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 8,097 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 290 (3.58%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 479 (5.92%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,980 (24.45%)
Some college, no degree: 1,749 (21.6%)
Associate degree: 456 (5.63%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,838 (22.7%)
Graduate or professional degree: 1,305 (16.12%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 90.5%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 38.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 9,414 (100%)
Never married: 1,844 (19.59%)
Now married, except separated: 6,010 (63.84%)
Separated: 63 (0.67%)
Total Widowed: 1,056 (11.22%)
Widowed Female: 867 (9.21%)
Total Divorced: 441 (4.68%)
Divorced Female: 262 (2.78%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 98 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 41 (41.84%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 8,939 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,347 (15.07%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,289 (100%)
--With a disability: 72 (3.15%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 5,702 (100%)
--With a disability: 474 (8.31%)
----Percent employed: 67.9%
--No disability: 5,228 (91.69%)
----Percent employed: 78.4%
Population 65 years and over: 2,368 (100%)
--With a disability: 606 (25.59%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 10,749 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 7,710 (71.73%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,967 (27.6%)
--Same county: 2,481 (23.08%)
--Different county: 486 (4.52%)
----Same state: 117 (1.09%)
----Different state: 369 (3.43%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 72 (0.67%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 11,320 (100%)
Native: 10,596 (93.6%)
--Born in United States: 10,566 (100%)
----State of residence: 9,333 (82.45%)
----Different state: 1,233 (10.89%)
--Born outside United States: 30 (0.27%)
Foreign born: 724 (6.4%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 126 (1.11%)
--Naturalized citizen: 575 (5.08%)
--Not a citizen: 149 (1.32%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 724 (100%)
Europe: 430 (59.39%)
Asia: 148 (20.44%)
Africa: 4 (0.55%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 96 (13.26%)
Northern America: 46 (6.35%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 10,749 (100%)
English only: 9,719 (90.42%)
Language other than English: 1,030 (9.58%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 217 (2.02%)
--Spanish: 231 (2.15%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 54 (0.5%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 674 (6.27%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 131 (1.22%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 115 (1.07%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 32 (0.3%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 11,320 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 13,694% (120.97%)
Arab: 30 (0.27%)
Czech: 343 (3.03%)
Danish: 80 (0.71%)
Dutch: 1,032 (9.12%)
English: 726 (6.41%)
French (except Basque): 164 (1.45%)
French Canadian: 71 (0.63%)
German: 2,323 (20.52%)
Greek: 315 (2.78%)
Hungarian: 95 (0.84%)
Irish: 3,078 (27.19%)
Italian: 1,184 (10.46%)
Lithuanian: 360 (3.18%)
Norwegian: 139 (1.23%)
Polish: 1,599 (14.13%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 116 (1.02%)
Scotch-Irish: 121 (1.07%)
Scottish: 112 (0.99%)
Slovak: 89 (0.79%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 394 (3.48%)
Swiss: 32 (0.28%)
Ukrainian: 82 (0.72%)
United States or American: 224 (1.98%)
Welsh: 12 (0.11%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 973 (8.6%)

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