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Illinois: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 12,419,293
  • Males: 6,074,136
  • Females: 6,345,157

Top 35 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (9,326,775)
  2. Spanish (1,253,670)
  3. Polish (185,500)
  4. German (63,365)
  5. Tagalog (62,044)
  6. Italian (51,695)
  7. Chinese (51,545)
  8. Korean (43,489)
  9. Greek (40,310)
  10. French (40,259)
  11. Russian (37,860)
  12. Arabic (35,063)
  13. Urdu (32,050)
  14. Gujarathi (28,345)
  15. Hindi (18,485)
  16. Vietnamese (16,180)
  17. Japanese (15,215)
  18. Syriac (13,135)
  19. Serbocroatian (12,600)
  20. Romanian (11,430)
  21. Ukrainian (11,175)
  22. Lithuanian (10,755)
  23. Serbian (10,630)
  24. Kru, Ibo, Yoruba (9,810)
  25. Malayalam (9,120)
  26. Czech (6,800)
  27. Telugu (6,160)
  28. Thai (6,054)
  29. Cantonese (5,945)
  30. Persian (5,875)
  31. Croatian (5,845)
  32. India, n.e.c. (5,585)
  33. Hebrew (5,550)
  34. Albanian (5,435)
  35. Tamil (5,110)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (3,874,933)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (365,182)
  3. Southern Baptist Convention (305,838)
  4. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (279,724)
  5. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (278,008)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 3,538,783
  • Sensory: 318,119
  • Physical: 814,354
  • Mental: 466,288
  • Self-care: 276,505
  • Go outside home: 774,087
  • Employment: 856,080

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 103,717

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 4,591,779
  • Utility gas: 3,698,099
  • Bottled or LP gas: 229,004
  • Electricity: 570,601
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 28,427
  • Coal or Coke: 938
  • Wood: 16,958
  • Solar Energy: 773
  • Other fuel: 25,144
  • No fuel used: 21,835

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 8,372,990
  • No vehicle: 882,248
  • 1 or more vehicle: 7,490,742

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 100,047
  • No High School: 497,637
  • Some High School: 882,759
  • High School: 2,212,291
  • Some College: 1,720,386
  • Associate's Degree: 482,502
  • College Degree: 1,317,182
  • Master's Degree: 521,469
  • Professional Degree: 167,427
  • Doctoral Degree: 71,971

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 4,591,779
  • Owners with phone: 3,057,188
  • Owners without phone: 31,936
  • Renters with phone: 1,395,663
  • Renters without phone: 106,992
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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