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Social Statistics

Nye county nevada dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,644100.0
Nursery school, preschool2964.5
Kindergarten4236.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,68855.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,63624.6
College or graduate school6019.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,234100.0
Less than 9th grade9544.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,86816.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,57541.2
Some college, no degree5,17022.3
Associate degree1,3245.7
Bachelor's degree1,6096.9
Graduate or professional degree7343.2
Percent high school graduate or higher79.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,131100.0
Never married4,00415.3
Now married, except separated16,15961.8
Separated6022.3
Widowed2,0227.7
Female
1,3905.3
Divorced3,34412.8
Female
1,5325.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years668100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren30946.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over24,879100.0
Civilian veterans5,72723.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,423100.0
With a disability4106.4
Population 21 to 64 years18,052100.0
With a disability5,77932.0
Percent employed
57.6(X)
No disability12,27368.0
Percent employed
63.7(X)
Population 65 years and over5,931100.0
With a disability2,40940.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over30,602100.0
Same house in 199512,56941.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,65157.7
Same county
4,06113.3
Different county
13,59044.4
Same state
5,98719.6
Different state
7,60324.8
Elsewhere in 19953821.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population32,485100.0
Native30,85695.0
Born in United States
30,53094.0
State of residence
6,49320.0
Different state
24,03774.0
Born outside United States
3261.0
Foreign born1,6295.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4521.4
Naturalized citizen
7412.3
Not a citizen
8882.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,629100.0
Europe41425.4
Asia19612.0
Africa60.4
Oceania161.0
Latin America89454.9
Northern America1036.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over30,602100.0
English only27,84091.0
Language other than English2,7629.0
Speak English less than 'very well
8492.8
Spanish
1,8726.1
Speak English less than "very well"
6632.2
Other Indo-European languages
5091.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1200.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1790.6
Speak English less than "very well"
370.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population32,485100.0

Total ancestries reported

38,031117.1
Arab00.0
Czech11470.5
Danish3010.9
Dutch9603.0
English4,64514.3
French (except Basque)11,4324.4
French Canadian11850.6
German7,18322.1
Greek1790.6
Hungarian1530.5
Irish15,56617.1
Italian1,8505.7
Lithuanian480.1
Norwegian6382.0
Polish5811.8
Portuguese2090.6
Russian1700.5
Scotch-Irish6442.0
Scottish7772.4
Slovak400.1
Subsaharan African570.2
Swedish7462.3
Swiss1020.3
Ukrainian240.1
United States or American2,8688.8
Welsh3811.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)100.0
Other ancestries8,13525.0
(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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