U.S. Beacon April 20, 2024

Thornton, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.571484     Longitude: -87.611743
Population 2,458 (2005)
Elevation of Thornton, Illinois: 603 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1775185, place: Thornton village, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 634 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 57 (8.99%)
Kindergarten: 41 (6.47%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 308 (48.58%)
High school (grades 9-12): 100 (15.77%)
College or graduate school: 128 (20.19%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,799 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 66 (3.67%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 166 (9.23%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 746 (41.47%)
Some college, no degree: 467 (25.96%)
Associate degree: 134 (7.45%)
Bachelor's degree: 182 (10.12%)
Graduate or professional degree: 38 (2.11%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 87.1%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 2,083 (100%)
Never married: 459 (22.04%)
Now married, except separated: 1,173 (56.31%)
Separated: 41 (1.97%)
Total Widowed: 196 (9.41%)
Widowed Female: 153 (7.35%)
Total Divorced: 214 (10.27%)
Divorced Female: 130 (6.24%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 36 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 12 (33.33%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 2,002 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 310 (15.48%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 526 (100%)
--With a disability: 27 (5.13%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 1,498 (100%)
--With a disability: 206 (13.75%)
----Percent employed: 55.8%
--No disability: 1,292 (86.25%)
----Percent employed: 80.9%
Population 65 years and over: 436 (100%)
--With a disability: 161 (36.93%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 2,460 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 1,654 (67.24%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 795 (32.32%)
--Same county: 573 (23.29%)
--Different county: 222 (9.02%)
----Same state: 81 (3.29%)
----Different state: 141 (5.73%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 11 (0.45%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 2,603 (100%)
Native: 2,567 (98.62%)
--Born in United States: 2,559 (100%)
----State of residence: 2,165 (83.17%)
----Different state: 394 (15.14%)
--Born outside United States: 8 (0.31%)
Foreign born: 36 (1.38%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 4 (0.15%)
--Naturalized citizen: 30 (1.15%)
--Not a citizen: 6 (0.23%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 36 (100%)
Europe: 11 (30.56%)
Asia: 6 (16.67%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 14 (38.89%)
Northern America: 5 (13.89%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 2,460 (100%)
English only: 2,344 (95.28%)
Language other than English: 116 (4.72%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 17 (0.69%)
--Spanish: 77 (3.13%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 13 (0.53%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 39 (1.59%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 4 (0.16%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 2,603 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 3,269% (125.59%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 39 (1.5%)
Danish: 33 (1.27%)
Dutch: 238 (9.14%)
English: 201 (7.72%)
French (except Basque): 77 (2.96%)
French Canadian: 51 (1.96%)
German: 688 (26.43%)
Greek: 19 (0.73%)
Hungarian: 44 (1.69%)
Irish: 529 (20.32%)
Italian: 248 (9.53%)
Lithuanian: 9 (0.35%)
Norwegian: 39 (1.5%)
Polish: 408 (15.67%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 18 (0.69%)
Scotch-Irish: 10 (0.38%)
Scottish: 44 (1.69%)
Slovak: 43 (1.65%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 108 (4.15%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 4 (0.15%)
United States or American: 104 (4%)
Welsh: 10 (0.38%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 305 (11.72%)

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