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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNevada

Social Statistics

Henderson, Nevada

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school44,639100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,7096.1
Kindergarten2,3785.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)20,52146.0
High school (grades 9-12)9,13720.5
College or graduate school9,89422.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over118,629100.0
Less than 9th grade2,7912.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,8509.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)33,22128.0
Some college, no degree35,40429.8
Associate degree8,2426.9
Bachelor's degree18,76115.8
Graduate or professional degree9,3607.9
Percent high school graduate or higher88.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over138,657100.0
Never married31,91123.0
Now married, except separated79,80157.6
Separated2,3661.7
Widowed6,2414.5
Female
4,9903.6
Divorced18,33813.2
Female
10,1757.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,451100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,36539.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over131,610100.0
Civilian veterans21,58316.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years37,913100.0
With a disability2,4356.4
Population 21 to 64 years107,840100.0
With a disability17,57316.3
Percent employed
63.0(X)
No disability90,26783.7
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over17,148100.0
With a disability6,25436.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over164,110100.0
Same house in 199553,00132.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995108,31866.0
Same county
51,79131.6
Different county
56,52734.4
Same state
1,8331.1
Different state
54,69433.3
Elsewhere in 19952,7911.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population176,048100.0
Native161,37091.7
Born in United States
159,04590.3
State of residence
32,99918.7
Different state
126,04671.6
Born outside United States
2,3251.3
Foreign born14,6788.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,2172.4
Naturalized citizen
8,1714.6
Not a citizen
6,5073.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)14,678100.0
Europe2,94120.0
Asia5,54337.8
Africa5313.6
Oceania650.4
Latin America4,53830.9
Northern America1,0607.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over164,110100.0
English only142,39986.8
Language other than English21,71113.2
Speak English less than 'very well
6,7844.1
Spanish
11,6057.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3,6022.2
Other Indo-European languages
4,3782.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0450.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,8132.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8251.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population176,048100.0

Total ancestries reported

195,843111.2
Arab1,2100.7
Czech11,2710.7
Danish1,9321.1
Dutch3,5762.0
English20,08811.4
French (except Basque)16,0323.4
French Canadian11,3750.8
German30,02717.1
Greek1,0480.6
Hungarian1,1770.7
Irish123,09713.1
Italian15,8639.0
Lithuanian5520.3
Norwegian3,4001.9
Polish6,1443.5
Portuguese8510.5
Russian2,4781.4
Scotch-Irish2,8151.6
Scottish3,8102.2
Slovak3260.2
Subsaharan African6010.3
Swedish4,0162.3
Swiss7900.4
Ukrainian5780.3
United States or American9,3065.3
Welsh1,6480.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2210.1
Other ancestries51,61129.3
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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