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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 345,238 100.0
      enrolled in school 92,185 100.0   Native 315,881 91.5
Nursery school, preschool 5,912 6.4       Born in United States 312,371 90.5
Kindergarten 5,407 5.9           State of residence 110,153 31.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 44,869 48.7           Different state 202,218 58.6
High school (grades 9-12) 20,502 22.2       Born outside United States 3,510 1.0
College or graduate school 15,495 16.8   Foreign born 29,357 8.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 16,729 4.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10,146 2.9
  Population 25 years and over 217,293 100.0       Not a citizen 19,211 5.6
Less than 9th grade 6,846 3.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19,732 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 58,574 27.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 29,343 100.0
Some college, no degree 66,024 30.4   Europe 11,692 39.8
Associate degree 18,120 8.3   Asia 8,945 30.5
Bachelor's degree 31,596 14.5   Africa 582 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 16,401 7.5   Oceania 574 2.0
        Latin America 5,860 20.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.8 (X)   Northern America 1,690 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 318,152 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 261,863 100.0   English only 281,613 88.5
Never married 59,635 22.8   Language other than English 36,539 11.5
Now married, except separated 152,463 58.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17,638 5.5
Separated 4,669 1.8   Spanish 11,369 3.6
Widowed 12,966 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,176 1.6
 Female 10,458 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 15,131 4.8
Divorced 32,130 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,876 2.5
 Female 17,294 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8,557 2.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,200 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 345,238 100.0
           under 18 years 4,885 100.0     Total ancestries reported 374,930 108.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,856 38.0   Arab 934 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,965 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4,169 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 245,632 100.0   Dutch 8,141 2.4
Civilian veterans 37,432 15.2   English 42,939 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,380 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,779 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 69,984 20.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 84,464 100.0   Greek 1,183 0.3
With a disability 6,036 7.1   Hungarian 1,154 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 198,692 100.0   Irish¹ 39,296 11.4
With a disability 35,314 17.8   Italian 10,691 3.1
 Percent employed 60.3 (X)   Lithuanian 272 0.1
No disability 163,378 82.2   Norwegian 18,632 5.4
 Percent employed 78.3 (X)   Polish 5,922 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 32,214 100.0   Portuguese 1,068 0.3
With a disability 14,251 44.2   Russian 6,684 1.9
        Scotch-Irish 6,969 2.0
        Scottish 10,091 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 289 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 318,152 100.0   Subsaharan African 898 0.3
Same house in 1995 140,720 44.2   Swedish 12,334 3.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 167,543 52.7   Swiss 2,813 0.8
 Same county 90,541 28.5   Ukrainian 3,827 1.1
 Different county 77,002 24.2   United States or American 23,189 6.7
  Same state 17,061 5.4   Welsh 3,232 0.9
  Different state 59,941 18.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 147 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 9,889 3.1   Other ancestries 80,948 23.4
 
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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