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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 1,375,765 100.0
      enrolled in school 329,929 100.0   Native 1,128,014 82.0
Nursery school, preschool 18,512 5.6       Born in United States 1,107,613 80.5
Kindergarten 20,761 6.3           State of residence 262,593 19.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 158,059 47.9           Different state 845,020 61.4
High school (grades 9-12) 68,140 20.7       Born outside United States 20,401 1.5
College or graduate school 64,457 19.5   Foreign born 247,751 18.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 110,014 8.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 90,437 6.6
  Population 25 years and over 900,400 100.0       Not a citizen 157,314 11.4
Less than 9th grade 62,158 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 122,840 13.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 268,827 29.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 247,751 100.0
Some college, no degree 237,649 26.4   Europe 24,526 9.9
Associate degree 52,843 5.9   Asia 58,605 23.7
Bachelor's degree 103,152 11.5   Africa 4,310 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 52,931 5.9   Oceania 1,035 0.4
        Latin America 151,524 61.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 7,751 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,272,872 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,074,520 100.0   English only 942,435 74.0
Never married 278,326 25.9   Language other than English 330,437 26.0
Now married, except separated 562,717 52.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 163,355 12.8
Separated 27,302 2.5   Spanish 230,951 18.1
Widowed 58,373 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 127,342 10.0
 Female 45,128 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 35,134 2.8
Divorced 147,802 13.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,367 0.7
 Female 79,133 7.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 55,663 4.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23,723 1.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,375,765 100.0
           under 18 years 33,931 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,445,974 105.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13,508 39.8   Arab 6,183 0.4
        Czech¹ 6,676 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11,024 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,018,598 100.0   Dutch 18,850 1.4
Civilian veterans 158,864 15.6   English 118,989 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 39,230 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8,967 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 173,180 12.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 296,027 100.0   Greek 6,525 0.5
With a disability 23,630 8.0   Hungarian 7,745 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 814,213 100.0   Irish¹ 136,506 9.9
With a disability 182,423 22.4   Italian 93,251 6.8
 Percent employed 61.0 (X)   Lithuanian 2,590 0.2
No disability 631,790 77.6   Norwegian 21,333 1.6
 Percent employed 74.0 (X)   Polish 36,150 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 143,706 100.0   Portuguese 4,833 0.4
With a disability 58,417 40.7   Russian 15,627 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 16,345 1.2
        Scottish 21,944 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,894 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,272,872 100.0   Subsaharan African 10,225 0.7
Same house in 1995 438,700 34.5   Swedish 21,404 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 774,331 60.8   Swiss 4,386 0.3
 Same county 413,400 32.5   Ukrainian 3,073 0.2
 Different county 360,931 28.4   United States or American 63,391 4.6
  Same state 11,655 0.9   Welsh 8,754 0.6
  Different state 349,276 27.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2,422 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 59,841 4.7   Other ancestries 584,477 42.5
 
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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