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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clark 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 23,546 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,933 100.0   Native 23,064 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 374 4.7       Born in United States 22,925 97.4
Kindergarten 218 2.7           State of residence 17,502 74.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,411 30.4           Different state 5,423 23.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,192 15.0       Born outside United States 139 0.6
College or graduate school 3,738 47.1   Foreign born 482 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 413 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 83 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 13,735 100.0       Not a citizen 399 1.7
Less than 9th grade 1,153 8.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,243 16.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,447 32.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 482 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,727 19.9   Europe 70 14.5
Associate degree 443 3.2   Asia 78 16.2
Bachelor's degree 1,544 11.2   Africa 41 8.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,178 8.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 293 60.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,142 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,260 100.0   English only 21,237 95.9
Never married 6,062 31.5   Language other than English 905 4.1
Now married, except separated 9,723 50.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 419 1.9
Separated 288 1.5   Spanish 594 2.7
Widowed 1,515 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 307 1.4
 Female 1,331 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 184 0.8
Divorced 1,672 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.2
 Female 931 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 70 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,546 100.0
           under 18 years 346 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,615 79.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 187 54.0   Arab 15 0.1
        Czech¹ 13 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,398 100.0   Dutch 273 1.2
Civilian veterans 2,028 11.0   English 1,844 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 272 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 39 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,530 6.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,137 100.0   Greek 20 0.1
With a disability 583 9.5   Hungarian 5 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,423 100.0   Irish¹ 2,055 8.7
With a disability 2,710 21.8   Italian 175 0.7
 Percent employed 54.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,713 78.2   Norwegian 56 0.2
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Polish 58 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,289 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 1,733 52.7   Russian 15 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 524 2.2
        Scottish 315 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,142 100.0   Subsaharan African 363 1.5
Same house in 1995 11,171 50.5   Swedish 102 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,445 47.2   Swiss 28 0.1
 Same county 4,972 22.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,473 24.7   United States or American 4,046 17.2
  Same state 3,561 16.1   Welsh 109 0.5
  Different state 1,912 8.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 30 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 526 2.4   Other ancestries 6,699 28.5
 
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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