Nevada Demographic Data

Nevada Demographic Summary

  • Population: 2,758,931
  • Area: 110,572.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 109,780.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 792.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 24.95 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 6,676.18 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Nevada Heat Map by County Population

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Nevada Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,443,390
49.9%
50.8
Male
1,447,460
50.1%
49.2
Total Population
2,890,840
 
 

Nevada Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
176,933
6.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
191,233
6.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
189,784
6.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
175,671
6.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
189,057
6.5% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
411,910
14.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
388,122
13.4% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
390,850
13.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
181,199
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
173,974
6.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
264,352
9.1% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
120,527
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
37,233
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,222,290
76.9%
77.1
Female
1,114,960
50.2%
51.4%
Male
1,107,330
49.8%
48.6%
21 Years and over
2,120,790
73.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
524,928
18.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
422,112
14.6%
14.9
Female
222,648
52.7%
55.9%
Male
199,464
47.3%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
38

Nevada Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,747,280
95.0% 
96.9
White
1,952,340
67.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
246,720
8.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
33,607
1.2% 
0.8
Asian
231,566
8.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
14,020
0.5% 
1.2
Chinese
34,909
1.2% 
1.3
Filipino
119,526
4.1% 
0.9
Japanese
10,718
0.4% 
0.2
Korean
15,326
0.5% 
0.5
Vietnamese
9,993
0.3% 
0.5
Other Asian
27,074
0.9% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
18,326
0.6% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
8,322
0.3% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
4,069
0.1% 
0.0
Samoan
2,867
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
3,068
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
264,719
9.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
143,566
5.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
813,394
28.1% 
17.6
Mexican
615,691
21.3% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
27,457
0.9% 
1.7
Cuban
25,715
0.9% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
144,531
5.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,077,450
71.9% 
82.4

Nevada Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
125,701
6.4% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
157,660
8.0% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
549,151
27.9% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
512,364
26.0% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
159,610
8.1% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
304,948
15.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
158,733
8.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
283,361
14.4%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
1,684,806
85.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
463,681
23.6%
30.6

Nevada Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
776,266
33.3%
33.5
Now Married
1,040,976
44.6%
47.5
Divorced
332,108
14.2%
11.0
Separated
55,736
2.4%
2.1
Widowed
127,809
5.5%
5.8

Nevada Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,894,140
69.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
819,777
30.2%
21.5%
Spanish
575,678
21.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
66,581
2.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
149,187
5.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
28,331
1.0%
1.0%

Nevada Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
67,182
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
48,258
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
107,766
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
115,388
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
155,578
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
198,593
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
136,009
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
128,704
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
44,909
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
39,678
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
52,431
 
55,775
Per capita income
27,220
 
29,979

Nevada Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
20,942
1.6%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
341,021
25.6%
9.8
Construction
82,523
6.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
202,212
15.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
80,795
6.1%
6.5
Information
18,642
1.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
59,517
4.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
59,490
4.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
154,984
11.6%
11.3
Public administration
54,027
4.1%
4.6
Retail trade
161,712
12.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
68,982
5.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
26,949
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
117,179
8.8%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
364,483
27.4%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
135,261
10.2%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
349,348
26.2%
23.6
Service occupations
365,525
27.4%
18.0

Nevada Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,314,990
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,023,010
77.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
138,448
10.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
48,883
3.7%
5.2
Walked
28,644
2.2%
2.8
Other means
27,901
2.1%
1.8
Worked at home
48,105
3.7%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Nevada Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
80,178
7.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
386,848
37.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
377,849
36.3%
37.2
3 or more
197,190
18.9%
20.3

Nevada Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,042,060
86.1%
87.7
Owner Occupied
562,960
54.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
479,105
46.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
167,799
13.9%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Nevada Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,209,860
1 room
38,775
3.2%
2.3
2 rooms
43,359
3.6%
2.5
3 rooms
129,674
10.7%
9.0
4 rooms
224,130
18.5%
16.6
5 rooms
253,777
21.0%
20.0
6 rooms
211,851
17.5%
17.9
7 rooms
134,789
11.1%
12.1
8 rooms
83,568
6.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
89,941
7.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Nevada Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,209,860
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
714,256
59.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
56,762
4.7%
5.8
2-units
16,056
1.3%
3.7
3 or 4 units
73,461
6.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
105,813
8.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
69,018
5.7%
4.6
20 or more units
107,611
8.9%
8.8
Mobile home
65,121
5.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,766
0.1%
0.1

Nevada Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
12,931
1.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
13,384
1.1%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
35,194
2.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
75,239
6.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
153,955
12.7%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
185,404
15.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
330,712
27.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Nevada Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
622,936
59.8%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
25,153
2.4%
4.7
Electricity
361,369
34.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
6,529
0.6%
5.1
Coal or coke
45
0.0%
0.1
Wood
14,312
1.4%
2.0
Solar energy
1,347
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
6,051
0.6%
0.5
No fuel used
4,323
0.4%
1.2

Nevada Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
383,713
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
5,748
1.5%
11.0%
$3,000 or more
17,420
4.5%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
18,040
4.7%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
37,689
9.8%
4.1%
$500 to $999
75,570
19.7%
42.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
90,840
23.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
138,406
36.1%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
157,820
41.4%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
62,459
16.4%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
46,798
12.3%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
28,883
7.6%
7.3%
35.0% or more
85,452
22.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
2,301
NR
NR

Nevada Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
464,472 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
160,168
34.5%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
47,778
10.3%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
8,440
1.8%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
3,146
0.7%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
1,757
0.4%
1.5%
$500 to $999
222,155
47.8%
42.7%
Less than $500
21,028
4.5%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
14,633
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
980
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
51,016
11.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
62,942
13.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
61,358
13.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
53,710
11.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
40,986
9.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
183,206
40.4%
41.4%
Not Computed
25,887
NR
NR

Nevada Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
562,960
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
27,616
4.9%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
44,434
7.9%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
65,322
11.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
105,972
18.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
154,060
27.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
120,826
21.5%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
34,425
6.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
10,305
1.8%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
221,400
 
194,500
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