U.S. Beacon June 17, 2024

Plainfield, IL

Will County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.617280     Longitude: -88.202837
Population 28,162 (2005)
Elevation of Plainfield, Illinois: 560 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1760287, place: Plainfield village, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 4,146 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 426 (10.27%)
Kindergarten: 277 (6.68%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,912 (46.12%)
High school (grades 9-12): 754 (18.19%)
College or graduate school: 777 (18.74%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 8,113 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 136 (1.68%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 319 (3.93%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,038 (25.12%)
Some college, no degree: 2,070 (25.51%)
Associate degree: 798 (9.84%)
Bachelor's degree: 2,097 (25.85%)
Graduate or professional degree: 655 (8.07%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 94.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 33.9%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 9,452 (100%)
Never married: 1,832 (19.38%)
Now married, except separated: 6,714 (71.03%)
Separated: 30 (0.32%)
Total Widowed: 374 (3.96%)
Widowed Female: 272 (2.88%)
Total Divorced: 502 (5.31%)
Divorced Female: 317 (3.35%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 132 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 49 (37.12%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 8,941 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 921 (10.3%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 3,344 (100%)
--With a disability: 147 (4.4%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 7,670 (100%)
--With a disability: 813 (10.6%)
----Percent employed: 72%
--No disability: 6,857 (89.4%)
----Percent employed: 83.1%
Population 65 years and over: 751 (100%)
--With a disability: 173 (23.04%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 11,845 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 4,727 (39.91%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 6,999 (59.09%)
--Same county: 2,253 (19.02%)
--Different county: 4,746 (40.07%)
----Same state: 3,444 (29.08%)
----Different state: 1,302 (10.99%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 119 (1%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 13,010 (100%)
Native: 12,500 (96.08%)
--Born in United States: 12,451 (100%)
----State of residence: 10,027 (77.07%)
----Different state: 2,424 (18.63%)
--Born outside United States: 49 (0.38%)
Foreign born: 510 (3.92%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 118 (0.91%)
--Naturalized citizen: 320 (2.46%)
--Not a citizen: 190 (1.46%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 510 (100%)
Europe: 193 (37.84%)
Asia: 152 (29.8%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 122 (23.92%)
Northern America: 43 (8.43%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 11,845 (100%)
English only: 10,983 (92.72%)
Language other than English: 862 (7.28%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 216 (1.82%)
--Spanish: 398 (3.36%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 119 (1%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 321 (2.71%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 61 (0.51%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 143 (1.21%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 36 (0.3%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 13,010 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 17,853% (137.23%)
Arab: 51 (0.39%)
Czech: 568 (4.37%)
Danish: 78 (0.6%)
Dutch: 355 (2.73%)
English: 1,202 (9.24%)
French (except Basque): 336 (2.58%)
French Canadian: 32 (0.25%)
German: 4,052 (31.15%)
Greek: 190 (1.46%)
Hungarian: 161 (1.24%)
Irish: 2,628 (20.2%)
Italian: 2,076 (15.96%)
Lithuanian: 167 (1.28%)
Norwegian: 382 (2.94%)
Polish: 2,006 (15.42%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 34 (0.26%)
Scotch-Irish: 191 (1.47%)
Scottish: 219 (1.68%)
Slovak: 152 (1.17%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 618 (4.75%)
Swiss: 119 (0.91%)
Ukrainian: 29 (0.22%)
United States or American: 426 (3.27%)
Welsh: 100 (0.77%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 1,681 (12.92%)

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