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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 96,472 100.0
      enrolled in school 21,962 100.0   Native 94,786 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,526 6.9       Born in United States 94,302 97.8
Kindergarten 1,406 6.4           State of residence 46,361 48.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,055 45.8           Different state 47,941 49.7
High school (grades 9-12) 5,091 23.2       Born outside United States 484 0.5
College or graduate school 3,884 17.7   Foreign born 1,686 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 880 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 695 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 64,389 100.0       Not a citizen 991 1.0
Less than 9th grade 4,254 6.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,720 13.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,495 36.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,686 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,494 22.5   Europe 395 23.4
Associate degree 4,187 6.5   Asia 392 23.3
Bachelor's degree 5,930 9.2   Africa 115 6.8
Graduate or professional degree 3,309 5.1   Oceania 2 0.1
        Latin America 721 42.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.9 (X)   Northern America 61 3.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 89,910 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 77,038 100.0   English only 87,087 96.9
Never married 16,949 22.0   Language other than English 2,823 3.1
Now married, except separated 43,655 56.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,113 1.2
Separated 1,192 1.5   Spanish 1,640 1.8
Widowed 5,288 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 751 0.8
 Female 4,399 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 749 0.8
Divorced 9,954 12.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 205 0.2
 Female 5,447 7.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 274 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 96,472 100.0
           under 18 years 1,635 100.0     Total ancestries reported 82,579 85.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 870 53.2   Arab 146 0.2
        Czech¹ 89 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 54 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 73,055 100.0   Dutch 1,413 1.5
Civilian veterans 10,492 14.4   English 8,917 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,400 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 211 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 19,940 20.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,408 100.0   Greek 110 0.1
With a disability 2,065 10.1   Hungarian 208 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 57,244 100.0   Irish¹ 12,331 12.8
With a disability 11,490 20.1   Italian 1,736 1.8
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 29 0.0
No disability 45,754 79.9   Norwegian 372 0.4
 Percent employed 82.6 (X)   Polish 763 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 10,966 100.0   Portuguese 70 0.1
With a disability 4,714 43.0   Russian 87 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,490 1.5
        Scottish 1,445 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 89,910 100.0   Subsaharan African 414 0.4
Same house in 1995 49,257 54.8   Swedish 382 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 39,903 44.4   Swiss 230 0.2
 Same county 22,159 24.6   Ukrainian 29 0.0
 Different county 17,744 19.7   United States or American 15,116 15.7
  Same state 7,863 8.7   Welsh 524 0.5
  Different state 9,881 11.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 750 0.8   Other ancestries 14,036 14.5
 
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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