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Social Statistics

Nevada

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school492,885100.0
Nursery school, preschool27,3455.5
Kindergarten30,0876.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)232,25847.1
High school (grades 9-12)104,56421.2
College or graduate school98,63120.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,310,176100.0
Less than 9th grade84,2376.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma169,13712.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)384,27029.3
Some college, no degree353,79727.0
Associate degree80,8606.2
Bachelor's degree158,07812.1
Graduate or professional degree79,7976.1
Percent high school graduate or higher80.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,563,580100.0
Never married389,24424.9
Now married, except separated835,80153.5
Separated36,4472.3
Widowed85,9915.5
Female
66,5694.3
Divorced216,09713.8
Female
113,6997.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years45,286100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18,68541.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,480,440100.0
Civilian veterans238,12816.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years436,023100.0
With a disability33,4667.7
Population 21 to 64 years1,173,263100.0
With a disability255,62821.8
Percent employed
61.4(X)
No disability917,63578.2
Percent employed
74.9(X)
Population 65 years and over214,065100.0
With a disability86,81640.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,853,720100.0
Same house in 1995692,78737.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,085,72158.6
Same county
567,03630.6
Different county
518,68528.0
Same state
52,5622.8
Different state
466,12325.1
Elsewhere in 199575,2124.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,998,257100.0
Native1,681,66484.2
Born in United States
1,655,48682.8
State of residence
425,62621.3
Different state
1,229,86061.5
Born outside United States
26,1781.3
Foreign born316,59315.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
139,2947.0
Naturalized citizen
116,7865.8
Not a citizen
199,80710.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)316,593100.0
Europe32,20210.2
Asia72,35022.9
Africa4,9101.6
Oceania2,0940.7
Latin America194,26861.4
Northern America10,7693.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,853,720100.0
English only1,425,74876.9
Language other than English427,97223.1
Speak English less than 'very well
207,68711.2
Spanish
299,94716.2
Speak English less than "very well"
162,3018.8
Other Indo-European languages
47,1832.5
Speak English less than "very well"
12,2950.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
68,5233.7
Speak English less than "very well"
29,2221.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,998,257100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,136,506106.9
Arab7,2320.4
Czech19,6010.5
Danish19,4001.0
Dutch31,4811.6
English201,44710.1
French (except Basque)163,1483.2
French Canadian114,1040.7
German282,40314.1
Greek9,2780.5
Hungarian10,2850.5
Irish1220,48811.0
Italian132,5156.6
Lithuanian3,4480.2
Norwegian38,3531.9
Polish46,9732.4
Portuguese11,2180.6
Russian20,4081.0
Scotch-Irish28,9621.4
Scottish37,7801.9
Slovak2,5420.1
Subsaharan African11,1110.6
Swedish36,1051.8
Swiss7,4600.4
Ukrainian3,9820.2
United States or American95,9954.8
Welsh14,9470.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,7140.1
Other ancestries773,12638.7
(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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