Economic Development

Carson City Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
53,969*
-0.93%
2013
54,481
-1.27%
2012
55,184
-0.40%
2011
55,378
0.01%
2010
55,375
0.20%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates, *Nevada State Demographer, estimate

Return to TopGender Composition

Year Est Population Male Female
# % # %
2013
54,481
27,875 51.2 26,606 48.8
2012
55,184
28,536 51.7 26,648 48.3
2011
55,378
28,422 51.3 26,956 48.7
2010
55,375
28,341 51.2 27,034 48.8
2009
55,262
28,281 51.2 26,981 48.8

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopAge Distribution

Year Est Population Median Age Under 14 15 to 19 20 to 24
# % # % # %
2013
54,481
42.0
9,509 17.5 3,409 6.3 3,297 6.1
2012
55,184
41.6
9,742 17.7 3,224 5.8 3,578 6.5
2011
55,378
41.8
9,786 17.7 3,281 5.9 3,678 6.6
2010
55,375
41.1
10,218 18.5 3,442 6.2 3,703 6.7
2009
55,262
40.0
11,116 20.1 3,487 6.3 3,574 6.5
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013
54,481
6,725 12.3 6,610 12.1 7,562 13.9 17,369 31.9
2012
55,184
6,576 11.9 6,965 12.6 8,330 15.1 16,769 30.4
2011
55,378
6,402 11.6 7,098 12.8 8,432 15.2 16,701 30.2
2010
55,375
6,254 11.3 7,368 13.3 8,234 14.9 16,156 29.2
2009
55,262
6,131 11.1 7,366 13.3 7,963 14.4 15,625 28.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
55,375
11,162 20.2 11,669 21.1
2009
55,262
10,617 19.2 11,076 20.0

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, *U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopRace/Ethnic Origin

Year Est Population White Black American Indian/Alaskan
# % # % # %
2013
54,481
47,121 86.5 1,403 2.6 1,774 3.3
2012
55,184
47,988 87.0 727 1.3 1,697 3.1
2011
55,378
47,625 86.0 1,332 2.4 1,728 3.1
2010
55,375
48,485 87.6 1,304 2.4 1,629 2.9
2009
55,262
47,742 86.4 1,240 2.2 1,475 2.7
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013 54,481 1,902 3.5 12,192 22.4 4,118 7.6
2012
55,184
2,541 4.6 11,800 21.4 3,683 6.7
2011
55,378
1,883 3.4 11,487 20.7 4,076 7.4
2010
55,375
1,744 3.1 11,141 20.1 3,912 7.1
2009
55,262
1,840 3.3 10,839 19.6 4,623 8.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates
In combination with one or more of the other races listed.  The six numbers may add to more than the total population, and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.

Return to TopIncome

Year Per Capita Income Median Household Income Median Family Income
2013
$25,491
$50,233
$60,720
2012
$26,874
$53,987
$65,299
2011
$27,704
$54,235
$64,844
2010
$27,568
$52,067
$65,389
2009
$27,113
$52,096
$65,035

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

Household Income
Year Total Households $0 to $14,999 $15,000 to $24,999 $25,000 to $34,999 $35,000 to $49,999
# % # % # % # %
2013
21,206
2,927 13.8 2,514 11.9 2,199 10.4 2,914 13.7
2012
21,122
2,579 12.2 2,137 10.1 2,021 9.6 3,064 14.5
2011
21,289
2,545 12.0 2,249 10.6 1,986 9.3 2,992 14.1
2010
21,467
2,542 11.8 2,391 11.1 2,196 10.2 3,311 15.4
2009
21,053
2,354 11.2 2,336 11.1 2,332 11.1 3,175 15.1
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013
21,206
4,335 20.4 2,991 14.1 3,326 15.7
2012
21,122
4,264 20.2 3,313 15.7 3,744 17.7
2011
21,289
4,594 21.6 2,870 13.5 4,053 19.0
2010
21,467
4,116 19.2 2,832 13.2 4,079 19.0
2009
21,053
4,118 19.6 2,962 14.1 3,776 17.9

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

 

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Educational Attainment

Year Population 25+ < 9th 9th-12th
no diploma
High School Diploma Some College
no diploma
# % # % # % # %
2013
38,266
1,987 5.2 3,436 9.0 10,927 28.6 11,613 30.3
2012
38,640
1,706 4.4 3,589 9.3 11,707 30.3 10,566 27.3
2011
38,633
1,763 4.6 3,207 8.3 12,442 32.2 10,082 26.1
2010
38,012
1,443 3.8 3,121 8.2 12,186 32.1 9,999 26.3
2009
37,085
1,594 4.3 3,346 9.0 11,691 31.5 9,585 25.8
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013
38,266
2,725 7.1 4,713 12.3 2,865 7.5
2012
38,640
2,997 7.8 4,797 12.4 3,278 8.5
2011
38,633
3,032 7.8 4,569 11.8 3,538 9.2
2010
38,012
3,052 8.0 4,791 12.6 3,420 9.0
2009
37,085
2,950 8.0 4,826 13.0 3,093 8.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Social Characteristics