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Nevada: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 1,998,257
  • Males: 1,016,086
  • Females: 982,171

Top 9 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (1,425,740)
  2. Spanish (299,940)
  3. Tagalog (29,395)
  4. German (10,270)
  5. Chinese (9,000)
  6. French (7,830)
  7. Korean (6,565)
  8. Italian (6,135)
  9. Japanese (5,645)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (331,844)
  2. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (116,925)
  3. Jewish Estimate (77,100)
  4. Southern Baptist Convention (40,233)
  5. Assemblies of God (22,691)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 629,303
  • Sensory: 64,413
  • Physical: 144,178
  • Mental: 70,153
  • Self-care: 39,961
  • Go outside home: 124,892
  • Employment: 187,066

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 18,685

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 751,165
  • Utility gas: 423,073
  • Bottled or LP gas: 35,743
  • Electricity: 268,691
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 11,385
  • Coal or Coke: 84
  • Wood: 7,968
  • Solar Energy: 375
  • Other fuel: 2,203
  • No fuel used: 1,643

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 1,400,423
  • No vehicle: 117,073
  • 1 or more vehicle: 1,283,350

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 18,234
  • No High School: 66,003
  • Some High School: 169,137
  • High School: 384,270
  • Some College: 353,797
  • Associate's Degree: 80,860
  • College Degree: 158,078
  • Master's Degree: 51,188
  • Professional Degree: 20,835
  • Doctoral Degree: 7,774

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 751,165
  • Owners with phone: 453,225
  • Owners without phone: 4,020
  • Renters with phone: 280,863
  • Renters without phone: 13,057
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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