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Social Statistics

Pershing county nevada dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,830100.0
Nursery school, preschool633.4
Kindergarten673.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)87047.5
High school (grades 9-12)60032.8
College or graduate school23012.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,498100.0
Less than 9th grade3758.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma70715.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,64736.6
Some college, no degree1,21327.0
Associate degree1633.6
Bachelor's degree2355.2
Graduate or professional degree1583.5
Percent high school graduate or higher75.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,283100.0
Never married79015.0
Now married, except separated3,47365.7
Separated1583.0
Widowed1983.7
Female
1362.6
Divorced66412.6
Female
2945.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years91100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6571.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,970100.0
Civilian veterans80716.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,401100.0
With a disability1047.4
Population 21 to 64 years2,940100.0
With a disability63321.5
Percent employed
52.6(X)
No disability2,30778.5
Percent employed
74.5(X)
Population 65 years and over497100.0
With a disability24950.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,267100.0
Same house in 19953,03248.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,10949.6
Same county
1,00816.1
Different county
2,10133.5
Same state
1,02916.4
Different state
1,07217.1
Elsewhere in 19951262.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,693100.0
Native6,22393.0
Born in United States
6,19692.6
State of residence
2,20933.0
Different state
3,98759.6
Born outside United States
270.4
Foreign born4707.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1532.3
Naturalized citizen
1862.8
Not a citizen
2844.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)470100.0
Europe153.2
Asia71.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America44093.6
Northern America81.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,267100.0
English only5,25483.8
Language other than English1,01316.2
Speak English less than 'very well
4206.7
Spanish
93614.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4036.4
Other Indo-European languages
550.9
Speak English less than "very well"
100.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,693100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,61183.8
Arab00.0
Czech1120.2
Danish841.3
Dutch1472.2
English6519.7
French (except Basque)11161.7
French Canadian1711.1
German86713.0
Greek240.4
Hungarian00.0
Irish15818.7
Italian3294.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian991.5
Polish610.9
Portuguese801.2
Russian190.3
Scotch-Irish1091.6
Scottish1121.7
Slovak20.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1041.6
Swiss230.3
Ukrainian40.1
United States or American2854.3
Welsh480.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries1,78126.6
(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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