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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 7,416 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,778 100.0   Native 7,398 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 111 6.2       Born in United States 7,372 99.4
Kindergarten 81 4.6           State of residence 2,376 32.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 861 48.4           Different state 4,996 67.4
High school (grades 9-12) 441 24.8       Born outside United States 26 0.4
College or graduate school 284 16.0   Foreign born 18 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 14 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,976 100.0       Not a citizen 4 0.1
Less than 9th grade 303 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 714 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,250 45.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 18 100.0
Some college, no degree 925 18.6   Europe 9 50.0
Associate degree 251 5.0   Asia 3 16.7
Bachelor's degree 426 8.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 107 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 4 22.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.6 (X)   Northern America 2 11.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,960 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,904 100.0   English only 6,713 96.5
Never married 1,065 18.0   Language other than English 247 3.5
Now married, except separated 3,700 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 1.6
Separated 58 1.0   Spanish 69 1.0
Widowed 542 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.5
 Female 459 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 177 2.5
Divorced 539 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 1.1
 Female 230 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,416 100.0
           under 18 years 92 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,893 79.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 64 69.6   Arab 4 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,560 100.0   Dutch 164 2.2
Civilian veterans 781 14.0   English 668 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 202 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,795 24.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,694 100.0   Greek 4 0.1
With a disability 145 8.6   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,999 100.0   Irish¹ 788 10.6
With a disability 901 22.5   Italian 46 0.6
 Percent employed 59.2 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.1
No disability 3,098 77.5   Norwegian 36 0.5
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 66 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,141 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 486 42.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 105 1.4
        Scottish 87 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,960 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,636 66.6   Swedish 89 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,324 33.4   Swiss 23 0.3
 Same county 1,280 18.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,044 15.0   United States or American 1,151 15.5
  Same state 394 5.7   Welsh 32 0.4
  Different state 650 9.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 594 8.0
 
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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