U.S. Beacon June 14, 2024

Washington, IL

Tazewell County, Illinois

Latitude: 40.703877     Longitude: -89.420569
Population 12,759 (2005)
Elevation of Washington, Illinois: 710 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1779033, place: Washington city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,836 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 233 (8.22%)
Kindergarten: 158 (5.57%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,277 (45.03%)
High school (grades 9-12): 597 (21.05%)
College or graduate school: 571 (20.13%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 7,199 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 163 (2.26%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 437 (6.07%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,873 (26.02%)
Some college, no degree: 1,899 (26.38%)
Associate degree: 623 (8.65%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,529 (21.24%)
Graduate or professional degree: 675 (9.38%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 91.7%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 8,524 (100%)
Never married: 1,541 (18.08%)
Now married, except separated: 5,573 (65.38%)
Separated: 77 (0.9%)
Total Widowed: 588 (6.9%)
Widowed Female: 491 (5.76%)
Total Divorced: 745 (8.74%)
Divorced Female: 465 (5.46%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 94 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 59 (62.77%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 8,027 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,003 (12.5%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,415 (100%)
--With a disability: 149 (6.17%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 6,330 (100%)
--With a disability: 848 (13.4%)
----Percent employed: 75.2%
--No disability: 5,482 (86.6%)
----Percent employed: 80.6%
Population 65 years and over: 1,245 (100%)
--With a disability: 409 (32.85%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 10,104 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 5,981 (59.19%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,056 (40.14%)
--Same county: 2,170 (21.48%)
--Different county: 1,886 (18.67%)
----Same state: 1,268 (12.55%)
----Different state: 618 (6.12%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 67 (0.66%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 10,891 (100%)
Native: 10,772 (98.91%)
--Born in United States: 10,733 (100%)
----State of residence: 8,653 (79.45%)
----Different state: 2,080 (19.1%)
--Born outside United States: 39 (0.36%)
Foreign born: 119 (1.09%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 57 (0.52%)
--Naturalized citizen: 64 (0.59%)
--Not a citizen: 55 (0.51%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 119 (100%)
Europe: 43 (36.13%)
Asia: 32 (26.89%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 39 (32.77%)
Latin America: 0 (0%)
Northern America: 5 (4.2%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 10,104 (100%)
English only: 9,885 (97.83%)
Language other than English: 219 (2.17%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 50 (0.49%)
--Spanish: 91 (0.9%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 5 (0.05%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 92 (0.91%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 21 (0.21%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 28 (0.28%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 16 (0.16%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 10,891 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 12,266% (112.63%)
Arab: 40 (0.37%)
Czech: 43 (0.39%)
Danish: 63 (0.58%)
Dutch: 199 (1.83%)
English: 1,713 (15.73%)
French (except Basque): 426 (3.91%)
French Canadian: 27 (0.25%)
German: 4,330 (39.76%)
Greek: 17 (0.16%)
Hungarian: 74 (0.68%)
Irish: 1,611 (14.79%)
Italian: 601 (5.52%)
Lithuanian: 43 (0.39%)
Norwegian: 153 (1.4%)
Polish: 105 (0.96%)
Portuguese: 56 (0.51%)
Russian: 31 (0.28%)
Scotch-Irish: 166 (1.52%)
Scottish: 330 (3.03%)
Slovak: 5 (0.05%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 230 (2.11%)
Swiss: 107 (0.98%)
Ukrainian: 16 (0.15%)
United States or American: 787 (7.23%)
Welsh: 76 (0.7%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 1,017 (9.34%)

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