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Lander county nevada dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,755100.0
Nursery school, preschool895.1
Kindergarten1719.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)90951.8
High school (grades 9-12)37621.4
College or graduate school21012.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,581100.0
Less than 9th grade2396.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma50514.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,31836.8
Some college, no degree93826.2
Associate degree1935.4
Bachelor's degree2837.9
Graduate or professional degree1052.9
Percent high school graduate or higher79.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,228100.0
Never married76418.1
Now married, except separated2,70363.9
Separated852.0
Widowed1904.5
Female
1603.8
Divorced48611.5
Female
2255.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years120100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7965.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,936100.0
Civilian veterans57214.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,607100.0
With a disability523.2
Population 21 to 64 years3,356100.0
With a disability89526.7
Percent employed
64.9(X)
No disability2,46173.3
Percent employed
70.6(X)
Population 65 years and over381100.0
With a disability16944.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,364100.0
Same house in 19953,00356.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,31543.2
Same county
1,09420.4
Different county
1,22122.8
Same state
4047.5
Different state
81715.2
Elsewhere in 1995460.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,794100.0
Native5,24090.4
Born in United States
5,21990.1
State of residence
1,90432.9
Different state
3,31557.2
Born outside United States
210.4
Foreign born5549.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1532.6
Naturalized citizen
2374.1
Not a citizen
3175.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)554100.0
Europe488.7
Asia132.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America46583.9
Northern America285.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,364100.0
English only4,36681.4
Language other than English99818.6
Speak English less than 'very well
4298.0
Spanish
82315.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3967.4
Other Indo-European languages
751.4
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
130.2
Speak English less than "very well"
70.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,794100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,349109.6
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish1111.9
Dutch671.2
English65011.2
French (except Basque)12614.5
French Canadian1571.0
German96416.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian290.5
Irish169712.0
Italian1923.3
Lithuanian110.2
Norwegian1743.0
Polish671.2
Portuguese701.2
Russian641.1
Scotch-Irish1382.4
Scottish1101.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1823.1
Swiss260.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American4698.1
Welsh681.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,94233.5
(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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