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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 144,742 100.0
      enrolled in school 36,734 100.0   Native 143,018 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,997 5.4       Born in United States 142,258 98.3
Kindergarten 2,071 5.6           State of residence 113,635 78.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,703 45.5           Different state 28,623 19.8
High school (grades 9-12) 8,544 23.3       Born outside United States 760 0.5
College or graduate school 7,419 20.2   Foreign born 1,724 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 465 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,115 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 95,298 100.0       Not a citizen 609 0.4
Less than 9th grade 4,132 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,750 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 37,802 39.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,724 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,605 20.6   Europe 591 34.3
Associate degree 5,831 6.1   Asia 569 33.0
Bachelor's degree 9,048 9.5   Africa 38 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 5,130 5.4   Oceania 31 1.8
        Latin America 396 23.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 99 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 135,109 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 114,718 100.0   English only 131,010 97.0
Never married 26,780 23.3   Language other than English 4,099 3.0
Now married, except separated 63,865 55.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,206 0.9
Separated 1,799 1.6   Spanish 2,133 1.6
Widowed 9,104 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 773 0.6
 Female 7,465 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 1,350 1.0
Divorced 13,170 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 259 0.2
 Female 7,586 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 526 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 144,742 100.0
           under 18 years 2,662 100.0     Total ancestries reported 129,658 89.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,397 52.5   Arab 143 0.1
        Czech¹ 209 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 172 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 108,164 100.0   Dutch 3,319 2.3
Civilian veterans 17,725 16.4   English 12,966 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,178 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 378 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 31,704 21.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 32,829 100.0   Greek 373 0.3
With a disability 2,954 9.0   Hungarian 560 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 80,384 100.0   Irish¹ 16,620 11.5
With a disability 16,767 20.9   Italian 3,191 2.2
 Percent employed 55.0 (X)   Lithuanian 175 0.1
No disability 63,617 79.1   Norwegian 513 0.4
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 1,801 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 19,888 100.0   Portuguese 56 0.0
With a disability 8,344 42.0   Russian 210 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,756 1.9
        Scottish 2,364 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 239 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 135,109 100.0   Subsaharan African 455 0.3
Same house in 1995 77,992 57.7   Swedish 734 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 56,596 41.9   Swiss 305 0.2
 Same county 39,513 29.2   Ukrainian 113 0.1
 Different county 17,083 12.6   United States or American 21,720 15.0
  Same state 11,239 8.3   Welsh 1,768 1.2
  Different state 5,844 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 80 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 521 0.4   Other ancestries 23,556 16.3
 
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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