U.S. Beacon January 29, 2020

Whiting, IN

Lake County, Indiana

Latitude: 41.676027     Longitude: -87.490460
Population 4,893 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1884122, place: Whiting city, Indiana)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,302 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 56 (4.3%)
Kindergarten: 114 (8.76%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 637 (48.92%)
High school (grades 9-12): 304 (23.35%)
College or graduate school: 191 (14.67%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 3,382 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 314 (9.28%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 390 (11.53%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,312 (38.79%)
Some college, no degree: 712 (21.05%)
Associate degree: 121 (3.58%)
Bachelor's degree: 346 (10.23%)
Graduate or professional degree: 187 (5.53%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 79.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 4,082 (100%)
Never married: 1,284 (31.46%)
Now married, except separated: 1,903 (46.62%)
Separated: 55 (1.35%)
Total Widowed: 378 (9.26%)
Widowed Female: 304 (7.45%)
Total Divorced: 462 (11.32%)
Divorced Female: 293 (7.18%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 105 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 25 (23.81%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 3,791 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 497 (13.11%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,222 (100%)
--With a disability: 73 (5.97%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 2,863 (100%)
--With a disability: 607 (21.2%)
----Percent employed: 41.4%
--No disability: 2,256 (78.8%)
----Percent employed: 67.9%
Population 65 years and over: 751 (100%)
--With a disability: 277 (36.88%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 4,836 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 2,962 (61.25%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 1,802 (37.26%)
--Same county: 1,214 (25.1%)
--Different county: 588 (12.16%)
----Same state: 48 (0.99%)
----Different state: 540 (11.17%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 72 (1.49%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 5,137 (100%)
Native: 4,583 (89.22%)
--Born in United States: 4,564 (100%)
----State of residence: 3,024 (58.87%)
----Different state: 1,540 (29.98%)
--Born outside United States: 19 (0.37%)
Foreign born: 554 (10.78%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 165 (3.21%)
--Naturalized citizen: 242 (4.71%)
--Not a citizen: 312 (6.07%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 554 (100%)
Europe: 63 (11.37%)
Asia: 90 (16.25%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 395 (71.3%)
Northern America: 6 (1.08%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 4,836 (100%)
English only: 3,650 (75.48%)
Language other than English: 1,186 (24.52%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 429 (8.87%)
--Spanish: 828 (17.12%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 357 (7.38%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 323 (6.68%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 72 (1.49%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 5 (0.1%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 5,137 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 6,290% (122.45%)
Arab: 7 (0.14%)
Czech: 69 (1.34%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 34 (0.66%)
English: 297 (5.78%)
French (except Basque): 58 (1.13%)
French Canadian: 6 (0.12%)
German: 590 (11.49%)
Greek: 16 (0.31%)
Hungarian: 118 (2.3%)
Irish: 838 (16.31%)
Italian: 265 (5.16%)
Lithuanian: 28 (0.55%)
Norwegian: 37 (0.72%)
Polish: 879 (17.11%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 19 (0.37%)
Scotch-Irish: 25 (0.49%)
Scottish: 44 (0.86%)
Slovak: 926 (18.03%)
Subsaharan African: 8 (0.16%)
Swedish: 77 (1.5%)
Swiss: 15 (0.29%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 65 (1.27%)
Welsh: 31 (0.6%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 1,838 (35.78%)

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