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SOURCES: American Community Survey 2004 ; Wikipedia: Christianity in the United States; Wikipedia: Defense of marriage amendment; StateMaster Research Team; US Citizenship and Imm... American Community Survey 2004 ; Wikipedia: Christianity in the United States; Wikipedia: Defense of marriage amendment; StateMaster Research Team; US Citizenship and Immigration Services, field report, 2000.; Wikipedia: Hispanic and Latino Americans; American Community Survey 2004; US Census Bureau; Wikipedia: List of U.S. states by population; US Census Bureau, July 1, 2005.; US Census Bureau, 2006; Wikipedia: List of U.S. states by population density; Wikipedia: List of U.S. states by percentage of population claiming no religion; Wikipedia: Roman Catholicism in the United States ; Wikipedia: Roman Catholicism in the United States; Wikipedia: Spanish in the United States; statehealthfacts.org ; statehealthfacts.org; statehealthfacts.org ; statehealthfacts.org; statehealthfacts.org ; U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Tourism Industries, Overseas Visitors to Select U.S. States and Territories, Washington, DC
Age Dependency Ratio 59.2 [27th of 51]
Christianity > Demographics > % Christian 36% [50th of 51]
Christianity > Demographics > All Evangelical /1000 107.9 [28th of 50]
Christianity > Demographics > All Mainline /1000 22.1 [49th of 50]
Christianity > Demographics > All Orthodox /1000 1.8 [25th of 51]
Christianity > Demographics > Roman Catholic /1000 166.1 [30th of 51]
Defense of marriage amendment > States that have voted on amendments > Date 2,002
Defense of marriage amendment > States that have voted on amendments > Final outcome Yes
Defense of marriage amendment > States that have voted on amendments > No vote 33% [11th of 28]
Defense of marriage amendment > States that have voted on amendments > Yes vote 67% [17th of 28]
Demonym (name of state resident) Nevadan
Estimated number of Illegal Immigrants 101,000 [13th of 43]
    Estimated number of Illegal Immigrants (per capita) 4.183 per 100 people [4th of 43]
Hispanic and Latino Americans > Population 610,051 [10th of 10]
Hispanic and Latino Americans > Population > Percentage 24.4 [5th of 10]
Median Age 35.1 [42nd of 51]
Percent of Children With All Parents in the Labor Force 52.2 % [49th of 51]
Percent of Civilian Population Who are Veterans 13 % [18th of 51]
Percent of Foreign Population Born in Asia 23.1% [33rd of 49]
Percent of Foreign Population Born in Europe 9.9% [42nd of 49]
Percent of Foreign Population Born in Latin America 62.1% [6th of 49]
Percent of Foreign Population Born in Mexico 47.7% [7th of 49]
Percent of Grandparents Responsible for their Grandchildren 41.7 % [36th of 51]
Percent of Households That are Married-Couple Families With Own Children 21.3 % [29th of 51]
Percent of Households With One or More People 65 Years and Over 21.3 % [40th of 51]
Percent of Households With One or More People Under 18 Years 33.9 % [31st of 51]
Percent of People 21 to 64 Years Old With a Disability 10.8 % [40th of 51]
Percent of People 5 to 20 Years Old With a Disability 4.6 % [50th of 51]
Percent of People 65 Years and Over With a Disability 33.3 % [51st of 51]
Percent of People Who are 65 Years and Over 11.1 % [43rd of 51]
Percent of People Who are 85 Years and Over 0.8 % [49th of 51]
Percent of People Who are American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 1.3 % [10th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Asian Alone 5.7 % [6th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Black or African American Alone 6.9 % [25th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Foreign Born 18 % [5th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0.6 % [2nd of 51]
Percent of People Who are Some Other Race Alone 5.2 % [10th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Two or More Races 2.7 % [7th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Two or More Races Excluding Some Other Race 2.2 % [7th of 51]
Percent of People Who are White Alone 77.6 % [30th of 51]
Percent of People Who are White Alone, Not Hispanic or Latino 61.1 % [41st of 51]
Percent of People Who Lived in a Different House 1 Year Ago 21.3 % [1st of 51]
Percent of People Who Lived in a Different House Within the Same State 1 Year Ago 14.7 % [8th of 51]
Percent of People Who Lived in a Different State 1 Year Ago 6.6 % [2nd of 51]
Percent of People Who Speak a Language Other Than English At Home 25.5 % [6th of 51]
Percent of People Who Speak English Less Than "Very Well" 13.2 % [3rd of 51]
Percent of People Who Speak Spanish at Home 18.7 % [5th of 51]
Percent of residents over the age of 65 11.7% [41st of 51]
Percent of the Native Population Born in their State of Residence 28.1 % [51st of 51]
Percent of total population 0.84% [36th of 56]
Population 2,414,807 [36th of 56]
Population > Change in numbers, 2000-2005 416,550 [8th of 52]
Population > Percent change, 2000-2005 20.8% [1st of 52]
Population density 18.2 [43rd of 50]
Population density > Per km² 7.03 humans/km² [44th of 51]
Population density > Per sq. mi 18.2 humans/sq. mi [44th of 51]
Religion > No religion > Percent 20% [6th of 48]
Roman Catholicism > Largest Denomination Roman Catholicism
Roman Catholicism > Largest Sect Roman
Catholic
Roman Catholicism > No. of Dioceses/Archdioceses 2 [31st of 50]
Roman Catholicism > Number 477,182 [29th of 50]
Roman Catholicism > Percentage of Catholics 24 [25th of 48]
Sex Ratio 102.5 [2nd of 51]
Spanish > Spanish-speaking population 445,622 [13th of 52]
Total Asian-Americans/Pacific Islanders 143,042 [19th of 51]
Total Black Population 155,350 [33rd of 51]
    Total Black Population (per capita) 6.433 per 100 people [26th of 51]
Total Hispanic Population 486,005 [14th of 51]
Total Native Americans 19,525 [22nd of 51]
Total Two or More Races 50,052 [27th of 51]
Visitors to the United States > Percent of US total in 1998 8.1% [5th of 41]
Visitors to the United States > Percent of US total in 2003 7.6% [5th of 35]
Visitors to the United States > Total in 1998 1,920,000 [5th of 41]
    Visitors to the United States > Total in 1998 (per capita) 7.951 per 10 people [3rd of 41]
Visitors to the United States > Total in 2003 1,370,000 [5th of 35]
    Visitors to the United States > Total in 2003 (per capita) 5.673 per 10 people [3rd of 35]
Women (Per 1,000) Who Had a Birth in the Past 12 Months 63 [8th of 51]

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