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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 33,557 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,564 100.0   Native 33,157 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 472 5.5       Born in United States 32,985 98.3
Kindergarten 411 4.8           State of residence 26,490 78.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,670 54.5           Different state 6,495 19.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,300 26.9       Born outside United States 172 0.5
College or graduate school 711 8.3   Foreign born 400 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 207 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 189 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 20,991 100.0       Not a citizen 211 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,694 12.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,475 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,951 42.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 400 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,396 16.2   Europe 142 35.5
Associate degree 1,308 6.2   Asia 65 16.3
Bachelor's degree 1,561 7.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 606 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 140 35.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.4 (X)   Northern America 53 13.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,013 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,459 100.0   English only 28,177 90.9
Never married 5,881 23.1   Language other than English 2,836 9.1
Now married, except separated 15,671 61.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,229 4.0
Separated 257 1.0   Spanish 416 1.3
Widowed 1,906 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 0.5
 Female 1,540 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 2,342 7.6
Divorced 1,744 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,057 3.4
 Female 920 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 22 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,557 100.0
           under 18 years 254 100.0     Total ancestries reported 37,968 113.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 85 33.5   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 567 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 462 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,504 100.0   Dutch 673 2.0
Civilian veterans 2,871 12.2   English 1,799 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,032 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 216 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,701 52.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,727 100.0   Greek 21 0.1
With a disability 548 6.3   Hungarian 86 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,760 100.0   Irish¹ 2,314 6.9
With a disability 2,506 15.0   Italian 324 1.0
 Percent employed 65.4 (X)   Lithuanian 111 0.3
No disability 14,254 85.0   Norwegian 2,671 8.0
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 3,498 10.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,997 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 1,938 38.8   Russian 133 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 162 0.5
        Scottish 182 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 135 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 31,013 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.1
Same house in 1995 20,547 66.3   Swedish 826 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,307 33.2   Swiss 736 2.2
 Same county 5,250 16.9   Ukrainian 108 0.3
 Different county 5,057 16.3   United States or American 1,677 5.0
  Same state 3,493 11.3   Welsh 71 0.2
  Different state 1,564 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 159 0.5   Other ancestries 2,431 7.2
 
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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