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Skokie, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 42.037030     Longitude: -87.740070
Population 64,678 (2005)
Elevation of Skokie, Illinois: 607 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1770122, place: Skokie village, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 17,374 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 1,025 (5.9%)
Kindergarten: 795 (4.58%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 6,815 (39.23%)
High school (grades 9-12): 3,883 (22.35%)
College or graduate school: 4,856 (27.95%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 44,300 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 2,532 (5.72%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 3,071 (6.93%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 9,175 (20.71%)
Some college, no degree: 8,500 (19.19%)
Associate degree: 2,171 (4.9%)
Bachelor's degree: 11,048 (24.94%)
Graduate or professional degree: 7,803 (17.61%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 87.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 42.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 51,831 (100%)
Never married: 12,542 (24.2%)
Now married, except separated: 30,312 (58.48%)
Separated: 579 (1.12%)
Total Widowed: 5,034 (9.71%)
Widowed Female: 4,043 (7.8%)
Total Divorced: 3,364 (6.49%)
Divorced Female: 2,302 (4.44%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 1,243 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 188 (15.12%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 48,861 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 4,405 (9.02%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 13,247 (100%)
--With a disability: 820 (6.19%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 34,273 (100%)
--With a disability: 5,214 (15.21%)
----Percent employed: 58.4%
--No disability: 29,059 (84.79%)
----Percent employed: 79.6%
Population 65 years and over: 11,799 (100%)
--With a disability: 4,836 (40.99%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 60,073 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 36,875 (61.38%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 19,693 (32.78%)
--Same county: 16,985 (28.27%)
--Different county: 2,708 (4.51%)
----Same state: 864 (1.44%)
----Different state: 1,844 (3.07%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 3,505 (5.83%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 63,320 (100%)
Native: 39,883 (62.99%)
--Born in United States: 39,527 (100%)
----State of residence: 32,462 (51.27%)
----Different state: 7,065 (11.16%)
--Born outside United States: 356 (0.56%)
Foreign born: 23,437 (37.01%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 9,196 (14.52%)
--Naturalized citizen: 13,753 (21.72%)
--Not a citizen: 9,684 (15.29%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 23,437 (100%)
Europe: 8,044 (34.32%)
Asia: 12,450 (53.12%)
Africa: 220 (0.94%)
Oceania: 35 (0.15%)
Latin America: 2,444 (10.43%)
Northern America: 244 (1.04%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 60,073 (100%)
English only: 32,890 (54.75%)
Language other than English: 27,183 (45.25%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 11,772 (19.6%)
--Spanish: 3,051 (5.08%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,189 (1.98%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 12,709 (21.16%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 5,877 (9.78%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 7,677 (12.78%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3,503 (5.83%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 63,320 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 65,534% (103.5%)
Arab: 592 (0.93%)
Czech: 472 (0.75%)
Danish: 115 (0.18%)
Dutch: 407 (0.64%)
English: 1,728 (2.73%)
French (except Basque): 533 (0.84%)
French Canadian: 197 (0.31%)
German: 5,903 (9.32%)
Greek: 1,706 (2.69%)
Hungarian: 716 (1.13%)
Irish: 3,868 (6.11%)
Italian: 1,756 (2.77%)
Lithuanian: 517 (0.82%)
Norwegian: 526 (0.83%)
Polish: 4,232 (6.68%)
Portuguese: 5 (0.01%)
Russian: 5,609 (8.86%)
Scotch-Irish: 421 (0.66%)
Scottish: 367 (0.58%)
Slovak: 92 (0.15%)
Subsaharan African: 224 (0.35%)
Swedish: 743 (1.17%)
Swiss: 81 (0.13%)
Ukrainian: 1,206 (1.9%)
United States or American: 2,682 (4.24%)
Welsh: 95 (0.15%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 640 (1.01%)
Other ancestries: 30,101 (47.54%)

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