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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 33,144 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,482 100.0   Native 32,824 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 447 6.0       Born in United States 32,678 98.6
Kindergarten 467 6.2           State of residence 26,812 80.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,847 51.4           Different state 5,866 17.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,770 23.7       Born outside United States 146 0.4
College or graduate school 951 12.7   Foreign born 320 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 179 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 125 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 22,187 100.0       Not a citizen 195 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,299 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,237 14.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,043 36.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 320 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,003 18.0   Europe 92 28.7
Associate degree 1,140 5.1   Asia 142 44.4
Bachelor's degree 2,078 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,387 6.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 86 26.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,963 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,435 100.0   English only 30,153 97.4
Never married 5,144 19.5   Language other than English 810 2.6
Now married, except separated 16,074 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 351 1.1
Separated 571 2.2   Spanish 426 1.4
Widowed 1,715 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 155 0.5
 Female 1,432 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 166 0.5
Divorced 2,931 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.1
 Female 1,701 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 209 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 160 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,144 100.0
           under 18 years 598 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,833 74.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 295 49.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 29 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 80 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,944 100.0   Dutch 218 0.7
Civilian veterans 3,389 13.6   English 3,811 11.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 447 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,734 8.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,133 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 640 9.0   Hungarian 65 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,498 100.0   Irish¹ 3,172 9.6
With a disability 4,655 23.9   Italian 464 1.4
 Percent employed 56.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 14,843 76.1   Norwegian 44 0.1
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 216 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,947 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.1
With a disability 1,992 50.5   Russian 14 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 495 1.5
        Scottish 620 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 23 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 30,963 100.0   Subsaharan African 23 0.1
Same house in 1995 16,110 52.0   Swedish 82 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,637 47.3   Swiss 12 0.0
 Same county 8,595 27.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,042 19.5   United States or American 7,695 23.2
  Same state 4,072 13.2   Welsh 240 0.7
  Different state 1,970 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 216 0.7   Other ancestries 4,298 13.0
 
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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