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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McLean County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 9,938 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,167 100.0   Native 9,869 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 100 4.6       Born in United States 9,840 99.0
Kindergarten 157 7.2           State of residence 8,712 87.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,101 50.8           Different state 1,128 11.4
High school (grades 9-12) 482 22.2       Born outside United States 29 0.3
College or graduate school 327 15.1   Foreign born 69 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 51 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 6,737 100.0       Not a citizen 53 0.5
Less than 9th grade 742 11.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,223 18.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,602 38.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 69 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,245 18.5   Europe 23 33.3
Associate degree 342 5.1   Asia 7 10.1
Bachelor's degree 298 4.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 285 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 39 56.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,279 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,933 100.0   English only 9,138 98.5
Never married 1,352 17.0   Language other than English 141 1.5
Now married, except separated 4,916 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.5
Separated 166 2.1   Spanish 102 1.1
Widowed 635 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.4
 Female 500 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 37 0.4
Divorced 864 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
 Female 469 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,938 100.0
           under 18 years 199 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,888 59.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 124 62.3   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,526 100.0   Dutch 139 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,055 14.0   English 677 6.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 131 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 814 8.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,117 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 205 9.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,694 100.0   Irish¹ 774 7.8
With a disability 1,427 25.1   Italian 50 0.5
 Percent employed 49.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,267 74.9   Norwegian 12 0.1
 Percent employed 75.6 (X)   Polish 60 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,352 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 772 57.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 85 0.9
        Scottish 74 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,279 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,863 63.2   Swedish 23 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,352 36.1   Swiss 20 0.2
 Same county 1,904 20.5   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 1,448 15.6   United States or American 2,138 21.5
  Same state 1,064 11.5   Welsh 41 0.4
  Different state 384 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 64 0.7   Other ancestries 835 8.4
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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