U.S. Beacon June 26, 2019

Wood Dale, IL

Du Page County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.963062     Longitude: -87.978347
Population 13,419 (2005)
Elevation of Wood Dale, Illinois: 696 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1782985, place: Wood Dale city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,308 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 265 (8.01%)
Kindergarten: 177 (5.35%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,501 (45.37%)
High school (grades 9-12): 730 (22.07%)
College or graduate school: 635 (19.2%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 9,767 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 670 (6.86%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,000 (10.24%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 3,167 (32.43%)
Some college, no degree: 2,516 (25.76%)
Associate degree: 497 (5.09%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,357 (13.89%)
Graduate or professional degree: 560 (5.73%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 82.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 11,323 (100%)
Never married: 2,673 (23.61%)
Now married, except separated: 6,704 (59.21%)
Separated: 119 (1.05%)
Total Widowed: 880 (7.77%)
Widowed Female: 713 (6.3%)
Total Divorced: 947 (8.36%)
Divorced Female: 573 (5.06%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 189 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 27 (14.29%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 10,840 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,223 (11.28%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,807 (100%)
--With a disability: 162 (5.77%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 8,269 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,087 (13.15%)
----Percent employed: 64.1%
--No disability: 7,182 (86.85%)
----Percent employed: 78%
Population 65 years and over: 2,060 (100%)
--With a disability: 696 (33.79%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 13,136 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 8,546 (65.06%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,148 (31.58%)
--Same county: 1,855 (14.12%)
--Different county: 2,293 (17.46%)
----Same state: 1,974 (15.03%)
----Different state: 319 (2.43%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 442 (3.36%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 13,992 (100%)
Native: 11,022 (78.77%)
--Born in United States: 10,890 (100%)
----State of residence: 9,533 (68.13%)
----Different state: 1,357 (9.7%)
--Born outside United States: 132 (0.94%)
Foreign born: 2,970 (21.23%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,114 (7.96%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,615 (11.54%)
--Not a citizen: 1,355 (9.68%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 2,970 (100%)
Europe: 1,569 (52.83%)
Asia: 351 (11.82%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 1,034 (34.81%)
Northern America: 16 (0.54%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 13,136 (100%)
English only: 8,950 (68.13%)
Language other than English: 4,186 (31.87%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,952 (14.86%)
--Spanish: 1,730 (13.17%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 872 (6.64%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 2,229 (16.97%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,000 (7.61%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 209 (1.59%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 80 (0.61%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 13,992 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 16,553% (118.3%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 200 (1.43%)
Danish: 36 (0.26%)
Dutch: 41 (0.29%)
English: 690 (4.93%)
French (except Basque): 250 (1.79%)
French Canadian: 56 (0.4%)
German: 2,698 (19.28%)
Greek: 326 (2.33%)
Hungarian: 80 (0.57%)
Irish: 1,683 (12.03%)
Italian: 2,637 (18.85%)
Lithuanian: 168 (1.2%)
Norwegian: 187 (1.34%)
Polish: 2,886 (20.63%)
Portuguese: 6 (0.04%)
Russian: 150 (1.07%)
Scotch-Irish: 148 (1.06%)
Scottish: 100 (0.71%)
Slovak: 44 (0.31%)
Subsaharan African: 11 (0.08%)
Swedish: 359 (2.57%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 108 (0.77%)
United States or American: 456 (3.26%)
Welsh: 25 (0.18%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 3,208 (22.93%)

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