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

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Nevada Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,466,900
49.9%
50.8
Male
1,473,150
50.1%
49.2
Total Population
2,940,060
 
 

Nevada Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
183,361
6.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
189,607
6.4% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
190,840
6.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
179,975
6.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
185,665
6.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
424,305
14.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
390,373
13.3% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
391,041
13.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
186,877
6.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
176,253
6.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
275,928
9.4% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
126,239
4.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
39,594
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,262,560
77.0%
77.2
Female
1,135,580
50.2%
51.3%
Male
1,126,970
49.8%
48.7%
21 Years and over
2,156,680
73.4%
73.1
62 Years and over
542,667
18.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
441,761
15.0%
15.2
Female
233,623
52.9%
55.8%
Male
208,138
47.1%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Nevada Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,800,860
95.3% 
96.8
White
1,966,690
66.9% 
72.6
Black or African American
260,993
8.9% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
34,267
1.2% 
0.8
Asian
244,373
8.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
12,464
0.4% 
1.2
Chinese
38,018
1.3% 
1.3
Filipino
126,649
4.3% 
0.9
Japanese
12,961
0.4% 
0.2
Korean
13,865
0.5% 
0.4
Vietnamese
12,180
0.4% 
0.6
Other Asian
28,236
1.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
20,240
0.7% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
7,737
0.3% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
4,700
0.2% 
0.0
Samoan
5,473
0.2% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
2,330
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
274,293
9.3% 
5.1
Two or More Races
139,202
4.7% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
836,626
28.5% 
17.8
Mexican
632,668
21.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
26,995
0.9% 
1.7
Cuban
31,067
1.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
145,896
5.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,103,430
71.5% 
82.2

Nevada Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
122,892
6.1% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
157,641
7.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
585,057
29.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
516,903
25.7% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
156,342
7.8% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
308,547
15.3% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
163,228
8.1% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
280,533
13.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,730,077
86.0%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
471,775
23.4%
31.2

Nevada Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
806,001
33.9%
33.7
Now Married
1,051,656
44.3%
47.5
Divorced
336,811
14.2%
11.0
Separated
55,758
2.3%
2.0
Widowed
126,024
5.3%
5.8

Nevada Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,910,580
69.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
846,121
30.7%
21.6%
Spanish
599,830
21.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
61,767
2.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
157,520
5.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
27,004
1.0%
1.1%

Nevada Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
68,507
6.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
42,720
4.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
106,331
10.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
113,908
10.8%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
149,218
14.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
204,851
19.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
135,242
12.8%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
142,749
13.5%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
45,943
4.4%
5.8
$200,000 or more
45,689
4.3%
6.4
Median household income
55,180
 
57,617
Per capita income
28,117
 
31,128

Nevada Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
19,345
1.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
351,357
25.6%
9.8
Construction
91,296
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
211,922
15.4%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
74,116
5.4%
6.6
Information
23,934
1.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
58,565
4.3%
10.1
Other services except public administration
67,192
4.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
149,526
10.9%
11.4
Public administration
57,132
4.2%
4.6
Retail trade
164,922
12.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
77,996
5.7%
5.2
Wholesale trade
27,861
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
120,944
8.8%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
397,781
28.9%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
143,036
10.4%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
348,547
25.3%
23.3
Service occupations
364,856
26.5%
18.1

Nevada Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,356,020
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,068,120
78.8%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
137,953
10.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
46,044
3.4%
5.1
Walked
22,751
1.7%
2.7
Other means
23,944
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
57,210
4.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.1
 
26.6

Nevada Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
86,407
8.2%
8.7
1 vehicles
376,822
35.7%
33.2
2 vehicles
382,468
36.2%
37.1
3 or more
209,461
19.9%
21.0

Nevada Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,055,160
86.4%
87.6
Owner Occupied
578,762
54.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
476,396
45.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
166,601
13.6%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.5

Nevada Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,221,760
1 room
40,897
3.3%
2.4
2 rooms
42,813
3.5%
2.7
3 rooms
131,200
10.7%
9.1
4 rooms
218,484
17.9%
16.5
5 rooms
256,289
21.0%
19.8
6 rooms
221,141
18.1%
17.8
7 rooms
137,192
11.2%
12.0
8 rooms
87,204
7.1%
8.6
9 rooms or more
86,539
7.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Nevada Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,221,760
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
727,062
59.5%
61.5
1-unit, attached
58,882
4.8%
5.9
2-units
15,783
1.3%
3.6
3 or 4 units
75,281
6.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
91,505
7.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
70,533
5.8%
4.4
20 or more units
116,432
9.5%
9.0
Mobile home
64,724
5.3%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,557
0.1%
0.1

Nevada Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
14,452
1.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
12,446
1.0%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
35,414
2.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
78,302
6.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
155,126
12.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
187,077
15.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
337,954
27.7%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Nevada Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
623,652
59.1%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
28,287
2.7%
4.7
Electricity
369,932
35.1%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
7,190
0.7%
4.8
Coal or coke
487
0.0%
0.1
Wood
13,487
1.3%
1.9
Solar energy
2,228
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
4,332
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
5,563
0.5%
1.1

Nevada Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
393,999
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
3,259
0.8%
10.7%
$3,000 or more
20,122
5.1%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
20,210
5.1%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
41,298
10.5%
4.4%
$500 to $999
77,512
19.7%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
87,863
22.3%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
143,735
36.5%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
166,448
42.6%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
60,592
15.5%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
40,601
10.4%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
31,072
8.0%
7.0%
35.0% or more
91,939
23.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
3,347
0.0%
0.0%

Nevada Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
464,864 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
173,875
37.4%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
44,103
9.5%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
10,977
2.4%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,432
0.5%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
2,313
0.5%
1.8%
$500 to $999
207,700
44.7%
41.0%
Less than $500
23,464
5.0%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
11,532
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,003
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
58,144
12.8%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
60,206
13.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
56,713
12.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
52,320
11.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
41,384
9.1%
9.0%
35.0% or more
183,741
40.6%
40.7%
Not Computed
23,888
0.0%
0.0%

Nevada Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
578,762
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
24,529
4.2%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
37,237
6.4%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
55,878
9.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
97,748
16.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
169,753
29.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
139,618
24.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
43,505
7.5%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
10,494
1.8%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
239,500
 
205,000
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