U.S. Beacon June 24, 2024

Prospect Heights, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 42.105576     Longitude: -87.928168
Population 16,387 (2005)
Elevation of Prospect Heights, Illinois: 668 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1762016, place: Prospect Heights city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 4,119 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 386 (9.37%)
Kindergarten: 318 (7.72%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,089 (50.72%)
High school (grades 9-12): 597 (14.49%)
College or graduate school: 729 (17.7%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 11,684 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,332 (11.4%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,309 (11.2%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,673 (22.88%)
Some college, no degree: 2,364 (20.23%)
Associate degree: 674 (5.77%)
Bachelor's degree: 2,261 (19.35%)
Graduate or professional degree: 1,071 (9.17%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 77.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 13,683 (100%)
Never married: 3,201 (23.39%)
Now married, except separated: 8,538 (62.4%)
Separated: 169 (1.24%)
Total Widowed: 911 (6.66%)
Widowed Female: 768 (5.61%)
Total Divorced: 864 (6.31%)
Divorced Female: 434 (3.17%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 256 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 21 (8.2%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 13,230 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,212 (9.16%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 3,575 (100%)
--With a disability: 235 (6.57%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 10,642 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,619 (15.21%)
----Percent employed: 56.1%
--No disability: 9,023 (84.79%)
----Percent employed: 78.9%
Population 65 years and over: 2,010 (100%)
--With a disability: 633 (31.49%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 16,259 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 8,263 (50.82%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 6,417 (39.47%)
--Same county: 5,359 (32.96%)
--Different county: 1,058 (6.51%)
----Same state: 389 (2.39%)
----Different state: 669 (4.11%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 1,579 (9.71%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 17,541 (100%)
Native: 11,142 (63.52%)
--Born in United States: 10,991 (100%)
----State of residence: 9,190 (52.39%)
----Different state: 1,801 (10.27%)
--Born outside United States: 151 (0.86%)
Foreign born: 6,399 (36.48%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 3,793 (21.62%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,757 (10.02%)
--Not a citizen: 4,642 (26.46%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 6,399 (100%)
Europe: 2,191 (34.24%)
Asia: 582 (9.1%)
Africa: 7 (0.11%)
Oceania: 21 (0.33%)
Latin America: 3,538 (55.29%)
Northern America: 60 (0.94%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 16,259 (100%)
English only: 8,916 (54.84%)
Language other than English: 7,343 (45.16%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 4,574 (28.13%)
--Spanish: 4,028 (24.77%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3,177 (19.54%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 2,872 (17.66%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,261 (7.76%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 239 (1.47%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 79 (0.49%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 17,541 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 19,933% (113.64%)
Arab: 97 (0.55%)
Czech: 183 (1.04%)
Danish: 147 (0.84%)
Dutch: 148 (0.84%)
English: 787 (4.49%)
French (except Basque): 306 (1.74%)
French Canadian: 38 (0.22%)
German: 3,461 (19.73%)
Greek: 352 (2.01%)
Hungarian: 230 (1.31%)
Irish: 1,511 (8.61%)
Italian: 1,197 (6.82%)
Lithuanian: 33 (0.19%)
Norwegian: 112 (0.64%)
Polish: 3,575 (20.38%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 217 (1.24%)
Scotch-Irish: 191 (1.09%)
Scottish: 178 (1.01%)
Slovak: 70 (0.4%)
Subsaharan African: 22 (0.13%)
Swedish: 450 (2.57%)
Swiss: 24 (0.14%)
Ukrainian: 124 (0.71%)
United States or American: 306 (1.74%)
Welsh: 17 (0.1%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 98 (0.56%)
Other ancestries: 6,059 (34.54%)

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