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Social Statistics

Washoe county nevada dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school89,970100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,9025.4
Kindergarten5,0475.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)38,73743.1
High school (grades 9-12)18,44520.5
College or graduate school22,83925.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over221,837100.0
Less than 9th grade12,5625.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma23,06410.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)55,84125.2
Some college, no degree62,12428.0
Associate degree15,6287.0
Bachelor's degree35,10815.8
Graduate or professional degree17,5107.9
Percent high school graduate or higher83.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over268,020100.0
Never married68,79225.7
Now married, except separated139,78052.2
Separated5,2201.9
Widowed14,4085.4
Female
11,4604.3
Divorced39,82014.9
Female
20,8547.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,407100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,66241.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over255,017100.0
Civilian veterans40,39115.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years75,044100.0
With a disability5,4317.2
Population 21 to 64 years204,091100.0
With a disability40,19919.7
Percent employed
64.3(X)
No disability163,89280.3
Percent employed
78.2(X)
Population 65 years and over34,745100.0
With a disability13,34238.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over316,402100.0
Same house in 1995130,37141.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995175,22655.4
Same county
102,54032.4
Different county
72,68623.0
Same state
11,1513.5
Different state
61,53519.4
Elsewhere in 199510,8053.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population339,486100.0
Native291,49385.9
Born in United States
288,24084.9
State of residence
90,35126.6
Different state
197,88958.3
Born outside United States
3,2531.0
Foreign born47,99314.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
21,6416.4
Naturalized citizen
18,0075.3
Not a citizen
29,9868.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)47,993100.0
Europe4,88310.2
Asia11,40623.8
Africa4530.9
Oceania9221.9
Latin America28,67559.7
Northern America1,6543.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over316,402100.0
English only253,44780.1
Language other than English62,95519.9
Speak English less than 'very well
30,0209.5
Spanish
42,89513.6
Speak English less than "very well"
22,7937.2
Other Indo-European languages
7,9102.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1530.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
10,6683.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4,7241.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population339,486100.0

Total ancestries reported

383,410112.9
Arab6880.2
Czech11,5150.4
Danish3,8971.1
Dutch6,6141.9
English42,61312.6
French (except Basque)113,1123.9
French Canadian12,5370.7
German58,07817.1
Greek1,7840.5
Hungarian1,4530.4
Irish146,78513.8
Italian23,2056.8
Lithuanian5980.2
Norwegian9,3352.7
Polish6,5991.9
Portuguese3,8131.1
Russian3,0010.9
Scotch-Irish6,5611.9
Scottish8,7982.6
Slovak4530.1
Subsaharan African7060.2
Swedish7,7432.3
Swiss1,4170.4
Ukrainian4550.1
United States or American15,5764.6
Welsh3,0960.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1920.1
Other ancestries112,78633.2
(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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