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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carson City
[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 52,457 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,998 100.0   Native 47,252 90.1
Nursery school, preschool 897 6.9       Born in United States 46,852 89.3
Kindergarten 743 5.7           State of residence 12,486 23.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,527 42.5           Different state 34,366 65.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,836 21.8       Born outside United States 400 0.8
College or graduate school 2,995 23.0   Foreign born 5,205 9.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,268 4.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,655 3.2
  Population 25 years and over 35,953 100.0       Not a citizen 3,550 6.8
Less than 9th grade 1,852 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,452 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,021 27.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,205 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,580 29.4   Europe 522 10.0
Associate degree 2,409 6.7   Asia 795 15.3
Bachelor's degree 4,265 11.9   Africa 19 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 2,374 6.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,581 68.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 288 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 49,209 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 42,184 100.0   English only 41,896 85.1
Never married 8,563 20.3   Language other than English 7,313 14.9
Now married, except separated 23,725 56.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,481 7.1
Separated 896 2.1   Spanish 5,577 11.3
Widowed 2,875 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,974 6.0
 Female 2,291 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 857 1.7
Divorced 6,125 14.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 146 0.3
 Female 3,332 7.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 697 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 356 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 52,457 100.0
           under 18 years 843 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,653 106.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 346 41.0   Arab 147 0.3
        Czech¹ 225 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 798 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 40,210 100.0   Dutch 993 1.9
Civilian veterans 7,259 18.1   English 7,059 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,104 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 499 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,900 17.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,712 100.0   Greek 205 0.4
With a disability 812 7.6   Hungarian 233 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,867 100.0   Irish¹ 6,704 12.8
With a disability 5,620 20.2   Italian 3,495 6.7
 Percent employed 61.4 (X)   Lithuanian 50 0.1
No disability 22,247 79.8   Norwegian 1,468 2.8
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 943 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 7,489 100.0   Portuguese 560 1.1
With a disability 3,132 41.8   Russian 417 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 1,215 2.3
        Scottish 1,226 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 50 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 49,209 100.0   Subsaharan African 28 0.1
Same house in 1995 22,692 46.1   Swedish 940 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 25,295 51.4   Swiss 294 0.6
 Same county 11,011 22.4   Ukrainian 65 0.1
 Different county 14,284 29.0   United States or American 2,652 5.1
  Same state 5,569 11.3   Welsh 612 1.2
  Different state 8,715 17.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 21 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,222 2.5   Other ancestries 13,750 26.2
 
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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