The U.S. Bureau of the Census estimates that 9.3% of the population of Illinois is foreign-born (1997 statistics).
2000 Census Information
The Modern Language Association offers an excellent form to help you look up language info from the 2000 Census. To get started, type your 5-digit zip code in the box below:
1990 Census data by zip code is no longer available.
The Multicultural Church Network was formed at a meeting in Chicago in the Spring of 1999. The network is composed predominantly of Southern Baptist churches but desires to dialogue, share resources and learn from churches of various denominations.
School District Information
Data collected in October 1998 for the Public School Bilingual Census revealed a total of 118 languages spoken by students in Illinois schools. Ninety-nine or 84% of those languages are represented in the Chicago Public Schools.
Here is a list of the number of students for each of the top twenty languages spoken in Illinois Public Schools:
1997-98 School District Info
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