Winnebago County

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Urban and Rural Residence Race Persons of Spanish Origin School Enrollment
Educational Attainment Residence in 1985 Disability of Civilian Noninstitutionalized Persons Children Ever Born Per 1,000 Women
Veteran Status Nativity and Place of Birth Language Spoken at Home Ancestry
Income in 1989 Income Type in 1989 Poverty Status in 1989 Year Structure Built
Bedrooms Selected Characteristics Source of Water Sewage Disposal
House Heating Fuel Year Householder Moved Into Unit Telephone Vehicle Available
Mortgage Status and Selected Monthly Owner Costs Selected Monthly Owner Costs as a Percentage of Household Income in 1989 Gross Rent Gross Rent as a Percentage of Household Income in 1989
Labor Force Status Commuting to Work Occupation Industry
Class of Worker

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE

     Total population.....................................    252,913
Urban population..........................................    221,063
    Percent of total population...........................       87.4
Rural population..........................................     31,850
    Percent of total population...........................       12.6
  Farm population.........................................      1,987

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RACE

White.....................................................    222,425
Black.....................................................     23,020
American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut.........................        739
Asian or Pacific Islander.................................      3,188
Other race................................................      3,541

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PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN

Total.....................................................      7,050

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SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school..........     62,777
Preprimary school.........................................      5,541
Elementary or high school.................................     43,220
  Percent in private school...............................       13.4
College...................................................     14,016

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EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

  Persons 25 years and over...............................    163,047
Less than 9th grade.......................................     12,982
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.............................     25,666
High school graduate......................................     56,826
Some college, no degree...................................     30,639
Associates degree.........................................      9,779
Bachelor's degree.........................................     18,706
Graduate or professional degree...........................      8,449
Percent high school graduate or higher....................       76.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.......................       16.7

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RESIDENCE IN 1985

      Persons 5 years and over............................    233,698
Lived in same house.......................................    129,919
Lived in different house in U.S...........................    101,896
  Same State..............................................     85,247
    Same county...........................................     71,465
    Different county......................................     13,782
  Different State.........................................     16,649
Lived abroad..............................................      1,883

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DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS

      Persons 16 to 64 years..............................    160,866
With a mobility or self-care limitation...................     13,970
  With a mobility limitation..............................     11,500
  With a self-care limitation.............................      3,959
With a work disability....................................     11,666
    In labor force........................................      4,942
  Prevented from working..................................      5,597
      Persons 65 years and over...........................     29,969
With a mobility or self-care limitation...................      8,890
  With a mobility limitation..............................      7,685
  With a self-care limitation.............................      2,844

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CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN

Women 15 to 24 years......................................        338
Women 25 to 34 years......................................      1,354
Women 35 to 44 years......................................      2,009

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VETERAN STATUS

Civilian veterans 16 years and over.......................     28,790
  65 years and over.......................................      7,011

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NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH

Native population.........................................    243,561
    Percent born in state of residence....................       68.0
Foreign-born population...................................      9,352
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990...........................      2,943

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LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

    Persons 5 years and over..............................    233,698
Speak a language other than English.......................     16,108
    Do not speak English 'very well'......................      5,697
  Speak Spanish...........................................      6,533
    Do not speak English 'very well'......................      2,403
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language..................      2,139
    Do not speak English 'very well'......................      1,218

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ANCESTRY

  Total ancestries reported...............................    337,177
Arab......................................................        215
Austrian..................................................        517
Belgian...................................................        678
Canadian..................................................        279
Czech.....................................................      1,718
Danish....................................................      2,523
Dutch.....................................................      7,380
English...................................................     33,482
Finnish...................................................        728
French (except Basque)....................................      9,202
French Canadian...........................................      1,408
German....................................................     89,427
Greek.....................................................        781
Hungarian.................................................        618
Irish.....................................................     45,592
Italian...................................................     18,847
Lithuanian................................................      2,175
Norwegian.................................................     11,390
Polish....................................................     10,222
Portuguese................................................        111
Romanian..................................................        120
Russian...................................................        743
Scotch-Irish..............................................      4,358
Scottish..................................................      5,186
Slovak....................................................        836
Subsaharan African........................................        188
Swedish...................................................     33,339
Swiss.....................................................      2,100
Ukrainian.................................................        229
United States or American.................................      8,112
Welsh.....................................................      1,294
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)............         83
Yugoslavian...............................................        193
Other ancestries..........................................     43,103

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INCOME IN 1989

  Households..............................................     96,818
Less than $5,000..........................................      5,396
$5,000 to $9,999..........................................      7,749
$10,000 to $14,999........................................      8,255
$15,000 to $24,999........................................     16,556
$25,000 to $34,999........................................     16,055
$35,000 to $49,999........................................     19,965
$50,000 to $74,999........................................     15,782
$75,000 to $99,999........................................      4,126
$100,000 to $149,999......................................      1,763
$150,000 or more..........................................      1,171
Median household income (dollars).........................     31,336
  Families................................................     69,256
Less than $5,000..........................................      2,607
$5,000 to $9,999..........................................      2,760
$10,000 to $14,999........................................      4,162
$15,000 to $24,999........................................     10,757
$25,000 to $34,999........................................     11,353
$35,000 to $49,999........................................     16,827
$50,000 to $74,999........................................     14,335
$75,000 to $99,999........................................      3,725
$100,000 to $149,999......................................      1,630
$150,000 or more..........................................      1,100
Median family income (dollars)............................     37,199
  Nonfamily households....................................     27,562
Less than $5,000..........................................      3,012
$5,000 to $9,999..........................................      5,133
$10,000 to $14,999........................................      4,220
$15,000 to $24,999........................................      5,925
$25,000 to $34,999........................................      4,588
$35,000 to $49,999........................................      2,933
$50,000 to $74,999........................................      1,246
$75,000 to $99,999........................................        319
$100,000 to $149,999......................................        115
$150,000 or more..........................................         71
Median nonfamily household income (dollars)...............     16,947
Per capita income (dollars)...............................     14,516

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INCOME TYPE IN 1989

      Households..........................................     96,818
With wage and salary income...............................     76,596
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars)...................     37,193
With nonfarm self-employment income.......................      9,959
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars)...........     20,290
With farm self-employment income..........................      1,296
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)..............      8,310
With Social Security income...............................     24,829
  Mean Social Security income (dollars)...................      8,482
With public assistance income.............................      6,287
  Mean public assistance income (dollars).................      3,821
With retirement income....................................     12,533
  Mean retirement income (dollars)........................      6,954

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POVERTY STATUS IN 1989

  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.......    248,507
    Below poverty level...................................     25,142
Persons 18 years and over.................................    183,527
    Below poverty level...................................     15,667
  Persons 65 years and over...............................     29,969
    Below poverty level...................................      3,093
Related children under 18 years...........................     64,649
    Below poverty level...................................      9,180
  Related children under 5 years..........................     18,866
    Below poverty level...................................      3,547
  Related children 5 to 17 years..........................     45,783
    Below poverty level...................................      5,633
Unrelated individuals.....................................     35,728
    Below poverty level...................................      7,571
  All families............................................     69,256
    Below poverty level...................................      5,339
With related children under 18 years......................     35,480
    Below poverty level...................................      4,249
  With related children under 5 years.....................     14,829
    Below poverty level...................................      2,525
  Female householder families.............................     10,315
    Below poverty level...................................      3,269
With related children under 18 years......................      7,149
    Below poverty level...................................      3,044
  With related children under 5 years.....................      3,179
    Below poverty level...................................      1,942
       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons...............................................       10.1
  Persons 18 years and over...............................        8.5
    Persons 65 years and over.............................       10.3
  Related children under 18 years.........................       14.2
    Related children under 5 years........................       18.8
    Related children 5 to 17 years........................       12.3
  Unrelated individuals...................................       21.2
All families..............................................        7.7
  With related children under 18 years....................       12.0
    With related children under 5 years...................       17.0
Female householder families...............................       31.7
  With related children under 18 years....................       42.6
    With related children under 5 years...................       61.1
      Total housing units.................................    101,666

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YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

1989 to March 1990........................................      1,622
1985 to 1988..............................................      5,227
1980 to 1984..............................................      5,856
1970 to 1979..............................................     18,673
1960 to 1969..............................................     19,965
1950 to 1959..............................................     18,029
1940 to 1949..............................................     10,486
1939 or earlier...........................................     21,808

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BEDROOMS

No bedroom................................................      1,070
1 bedroom.................................................     11,339
2 bedrooms................................................     31,520
3 bedrooms................................................     42,986
4 bedrooms................................................     12,410
5 or more bedrooms........................................      2,341

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SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Lacking complete plumbing facilities......................        307
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.......................        441
Condominium housing units.................................      1,452

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SOURCE OF WATER

Public system or private company..........................     80,083
Individual drilled well...................................     20,497
Individual dug well.......................................      1,031
Some other source.........................................         55

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SEWAGE DISPOSAL

Public sewer..............................................     79,318
Septic tank or cesspool...................................     22,000
Other means...............................................        348
      Occupied housing units..............................     96,727

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HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Utility gas...............................................     83,767
Bottled, tank, or LP gas..................................      1,592
Electricity...............................................      7,518
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc...................................      2,526
Coal or coke..............................................          7
Wood......................................................        471
Solar energy..............................................         29
Other fuel................................................        578
No fuel used..............................................        239

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YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

1989 to March 1990........................................     18,733
1985 to 1988..............................................     27,433
1980 to 1984..............................................     12,212
1970 to 1979..............................................     19,164
1960 to 1969..............................................     10,070
1959 or earlier...........................................      9,115

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TELEPHONE

No telephone in unit......................................      4,169

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VEHICLES AVAILABLE

  Occupied housing units..................................     96,727
None......................................................      7,935
1.........................................................     33,215
2.........................................................     39,068
3 or more.................................................     16,509

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MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Specified owner-occupied housing units....................     57,309
  With a mortgage.........................................     37,956
    Less than $300........................................      1,091
    $300 to $499..........................................      9,642
    $500 to $699..........................................     11,940
    $700 to $999..........................................     10,453
    $1,000 to $1,499......................................      3,592
    $1,500 to $1,999......................................        825
    $2,000 or more........................................        413
    Median (dollars)......................................        637
  Not mortgaged...........................................     19,353
    Less than $100........................................        245
    $100 to $199..........................................      6,863
    $200 to $299..........................................      8,647
    $300 to $399..........................................      2,507
    $400 or more..........................................      1,091
    Median (dollars)......................................        224

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SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989

Specified owner-occupied housing units....................     57,309
  Less than 20 percent....................................     36,674
  20 to 24 percent........................................      8,230
  25 to 29 percent........................................      4,522
  30 to 34 percent........................................      2,592
  35 percent or more......................................      4,979
  Not computed............................................        312

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GROSS RENT

Specified renter-occupied housing units...................     30,359
  Less than $200..........................................      3,317
  $200 to $299............................................      4,530
  $300 to $499............................................     16,437
  $500 to $749............................................      4,575
  $750 to $999............................................        535
  $1,000 or more..........................................        196
  No cash rent............................................        769
  Median (dollars)........................................        377

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GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989

Specified renter-occupied housing units...................     30,359
  Less than 20 percent....................................     11,184
  20 to 24 percent........................................      4,431
  25 to 29 percent........................................      3,214
  30 to 34 percent........................................      2,307
  35 percent or more......................................      8,046
  Not computed............................................      1,177

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LABOR FORCE STATUS

      Persons 16 years and over...........................    193,814
In labor force............................................    132,056
      Percent in labor force..............................       68.1
  Civilian labor force....................................    131,868
    Employed..............................................    125,014
    Unemployed............................................      6,854
      Percent unemployed..................................        5.2
  Armed Forces............................................        188
Not in labor force........................................     61,758
      Males 16 years and over.............................     92,334
In labor force............................................     72,379
      Percent in labor force..............................       78.4
  Civilian labor force....................................     72,221
    Employed..............................................     68,176
    Unemployed............................................      4,045
      Percent unemployed..................................        5.6
  Armed Forces............................................        158
Not in labor force........................................     19,955
      Females 16 years and over...........................    101,480
In labor force............................................     59,677
      Percent in labor force..............................       58.8
  Civilian labor force....................................     59,647
    Employed..............................................     56,838
    Unemployed............................................      2,809
      Percent unemployed..................................        4.7
  Armed Forces............................................         30
Not in labor force........................................     41,803
      Females 16 years and over...........................    101,480
With own children under 6 years...........................     15,856
  Percent in labor force..................................       61.1
With own children 6 to 17 years only......................     18,116
  Percent in labor force..................................       77.8
           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...     22,223
All parents present in household in labor force...........     12,955
    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies     41,388
All parents present in household in labor force...........     29,715
    Persons 16 to 19 years................................     14,192
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.......      2,068
  Employed or in Armed Forces.............................      1,079
  Unemployed..............................................        353
  Not in labor force......................................        636

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COMMUTING TO WORK

  Workers 16 years and over...............................    123,158
Percent drove alone.......................................       81.9
Percent in carpools.......................................       11.8
Percent using public transportation.......................        1.0
Percent using other means.................................        0.6
Percent walked or worked at home..........................        4.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)........................       17.8

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OCCUPATION

  Employed persons 16 years and over......................    125,014
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations.....     13,996
Professional specialty occupations........................     15,668
Technicians and related support occupations...............      4,461
Sales occupations.........................................     14,789
Administrative support occupations, including clerical....     19,778
Private household occupations.............................        272
Protective service occupations............................      1,616
Service occupations, except protective and household......     13,154
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations................      1,400
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.......     16,397
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.............     14,310
Transportation and material moving occupations............      4,599
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.......      4,574

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INDUSTRY

  Employed person 16 years and over.......................    125,014
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries......................      1,651
Mining....................................................        106
Construction..............................................      5,505
Manufacturing, nondurable goods...........................      6,868
Manufacturing, durable goods..............................     34,966
Transportation............................................      4,122
Communications and other public utilities.................      2,469
Wholesale trade...........................................      5,118
Retail trade..............................................     20,539
Finance, insurance, and real estate.......................      6,399
Business and repair services..............................      5,197
Personal services.........................................      3,083
Entertainment, and recreation services....................      1,446
Health services...........................................     10,547
Educational services......................................      7,750
Other professional and related services...................      6,568
Public administration.....................................      2,680

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CLASS OF WORKER

  Employed persons 16 years and over......................    125,014
Private wage and salary workers...........................    106,486
Government workers........................................     11,097
  Local government workers................................      7,428
  State government workers................................      2,268
  Federal government workers..............................      1,401
Self-employed workers.....................................      6,866
Unpaid family workers.....................................        565