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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNevada

Social Statistics

Las Vegas, Nevada,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school113,731100.0
Nursery school, preschool6,7696.0
Kindergarten7,4926.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)55,67849.0
High school (grades 9-12)23,69020.8
College or graduate school20,10217.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over313,205100.0
Less than 9th grade24,2827.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma43,11913.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)90,47828.9
Some college, no degree80,59625.7
Associate degree17,7415.7
Bachelor's degree36,66011.7
Graduate or professional degree20,3296.5
Percent high school graduate or higher78.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over372,080100.0
Never married95,49125.7
Now married, except separated193,88652.1
Separated9,9472.7
Widowed20,9285.6
Female
16,1444.3
Divorced51,82813.9
Female
28,1437.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years12,303100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,81239.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over354,538100.0
Civilian veterans54,53315.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years103,588100.0
With a disability8,9218.6
Population 21 to 64 years278,638100.0
With a disability66,44723.8
Percent employed
60.3(X)
No disability212,19176.2
Percent employed
72.7(X)
Population 65 years and over53,663100.0
With a disability21,19639.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over442,290100.0
Same house in 1995157,17635.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995262,79559.4
Same county
143,60932.5
Different county
119,18626.9
Same state
4,0380.9
Different state
115,14826.0
Elsewhere in 199522,3195.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population478,868100.0
Native388,21281.1
Born in United States
381,39879.6
State of residence
94,19719.7
Different state
287,20160.0
Born outside United States
6,8141.4
Foreign born90,65618.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
42,3028.8
Naturalized citizen
30,9456.5
Not a citizen
59,71112.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)90,656100.0
Europe9,07010.0
Asia17,06218.8
Africa9161.0
Oceania3310.4
Latin America60,33666.6
Northern America2,9413.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over442,290100.0
English only323,79873.2
Language other than English118,49226.8
Speak English less than 'very well
60,29513.6
Spanish
87,61219.8
Speak English less than "very well"
49,98811.3
Other Indo-European languages
12,2342.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0930.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
16,4793.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6,5601.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population478,868100.0

Total ancestries reported

502,161104.9
Arab1,8440.4
Czech12,2070.5
Danish3,7630.8
Dutch6,6631.4
English40,3788.4
French (except Basque)113,2612.8
French Canadian13,1870.7
German58,28812.2
Greek2,3800.5
Hungarian2,9850.6
Irish146,7359.8
Italian32,1246.7
Lithuanian7430.2
Norwegian7,1251.5
Polish12,1882.5
Portuguese1,4110.3
Russian6,5931.4
Scotch-Irish5,6161.2
Scottish7,9161.7
Slovak7710.2
Subsaharan African3,0340.6
Swedish6,8081.4
Swiss1,2370.3
Ukrainian1,2100.3
United States or American21,3934.5
Welsh2,8320.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,0580.2
Other ancestries208,41143.5
(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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