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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 17,008 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,100 100.0   Native 16,898 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 298 7.3       Born in United States 16,819 98.9
Kindergarten 263 6.4           State of residence 8,672 51.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,007 49.0           Different state 8,147 47.9
High school (grades 9-12) 978 23.9       Born outside United States 79 0.5
College or graduate school 554 13.5   Foreign born 110 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 17 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 60 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 11,569 100.0       Not a citizen 50 0.3
Less than 9th grade 943 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,370 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,552 39.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 110 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,302 19.9   Europe 42 38.2
Associate degree 827 7.1   Asia 14 12.7
Bachelor's degree 1,075 9.3   Africa 15 13.6
Graduate or professional degree 500 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 6.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.0 (X)   Northern America 32 29.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,997 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,552 100.0   English only 15,692 98.1
Never married 2,600 19.2   Language other than English 305 1.9
Now married, except separated 8,205 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 116 0.7
Separated 112 0.8   Spanish 145 0.9
Widowed 1,280 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.3
 Female 1,039 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 120 0.8
Divorced 1,355 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.2
 Female 726 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 22 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,008 100.0
           under 18 years 205 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,958 82.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 100 48.8   Arab 58 0.3
        Czech¹ 17 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 62 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,782 100.0   Dutch 286 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,903 14.9   English 2,210 13.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 423 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,669 21.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,740 100.0   Greek 27 0.2
With a disability 325 8.7   Hungarian 53 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,179 100.0   Irish¹ 1,822 10.7
With a disability 1,713 18.7   Italian 201 1.2
 Percent employed 50.5 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 7,466 81.3   Norwegian 69 0.4
 Percent employed 80.5 (X)   Polish 162 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,836 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,303 45.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 246 1.4
        Scottish 265 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 15,997 100.0   Subsaharan African 33 0.2
Same house in 1995 10,392 65.0   Swedish 99 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,558 34.7   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 2,893 18.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,665 16.7   United States or American 2,649 15.6
  Same state 1,366 8.5   Welsh 78 0.5
  Different state 1,299 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 47 0.3   Other ancestries 1,465 8.6
 
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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