U.S. Beacon June 17, 2024

Watseka, IL

Iroquois County, Illinois

Latitude: 40.776665     Longitude: -87.735515
Population 5,547 (2005)
Elevation of Watseka, Illinois: 637 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1779228, place: Watseka city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,220 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 103 (8.44%)
Kindergarten: 80 (6.56%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 564 (46.23%)
High school (grades 9-12): 302 (24.75%)
College or graduate school: 171 (14.02%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 3,926 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 417 (10.62%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 580 (14.77%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,465 (37.32%)
Some college, no degree: 825 (21.01%)
Associate degree: 150 (3.82%)
Bachelor's degree: 250 (6.37%)
Graduate or professional degree: 239 (6.09%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 74.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 4,594 (100%)
Never married: 1,101 (23.97%)
Now married, except separated: 2,517 (54.79%)
Separated: 54 (1.18%)
Total Widowed: 460 (10.01%)
Widowed Female: 425 (9.25%)
Total Divorced: 462 (10.06%)
Divorced Female: 222 (4.83%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 112 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 32 (28.57%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 4,330 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 644 (14.87%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,204 (100%)
--With a disability: 140 (11.63%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 2,776 (100%)
--With a disability: 739 (26.62%)
----Percent employed: 62.8%
--No disability: 2,037 (73.38%)
----Percent employed: 81.2%
Population 65 years and over: 1,099 (100%)
--With a disability: 520 (47.32%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 5,326 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 3,137 (58.9%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,121 (39.82%)
--Same county: 1,440 (27.04%)
--Different county: 681 (12.79%)
----Same state: 432 (8.11%)
----Different state: 249 (4.68%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 68 (1.28%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 5,698 (100%)
Native: 5,574 (97.82%)
--Born in United States: 5,568 (100%)
----State of residence: 4,617 (81.03%)
----Different state: 951 (16.69%)
--Born outside United States: 6 (0.11%)
Foreign born: 124 (2.18%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 75 (1.32%)
--Naturalized citizen: 51 (0.9%)
--Not a citizen: 73 (1.28%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 124 (100%)
Europe: 81 (65.32%)
Asia: 43 (34.68%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 0 (0%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 5,326 (100%)
English only: 5,073 (95.25%)
Language other than English: 253 (4.75%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 63 (1.18%)
--Spanish: 43 (0.81%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 164 (3.08%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 63 (1.18%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 46 (0.86%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 5,698 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 4,922% (86.38%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 19 (0.33%)
Danish: 18 (0.32%)
Dutch: 121 (2.12%)
English: 515 (9.04%)
French (except Basque): 338 (5.93%)
French Canadian: 59 (1.04%)
German: 1,375 (24.13%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 4 (0.07%)
Irish: 583 (10.23%)
Italian: 168 (2.95%)
Lithuanian: 6 (0.11%)
Norwegian: 16 (0.28%)
Polish: 153 (2.69%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 72 (1.26%)
Scottish: 30 (0.53%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 199 (3.49%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 38 (0.67%)
United States or American: 613 (10.76%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 595 (10.44%)

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