Economic Development

Lander County Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
6,560*
12.25%
2013
5,844
1.61%
2012
5,751
1.80%
2011
5,651
1.91%
2010
5,545
9.90%

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
5,844
3,020 51.7 2,824 48.3
2012
5,751
3,057 53.2 2,694 46.8
2011
5,651
2,885 51.1 2,766 48.9
2010
5,545
2,860 51.6 2,685 48.4
2009
5,047
2,587 51.3 2,460 48.7

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
5,844
37.3
1,396 23.9 371 6.3 415 7.1
2012
5,751
35.4
1,387 24.1 498 8.7 353 6.1
2011
5,651
36.9
1,228 21.7 436 7.7 378 6.7
2010
5,545
36.8
1,284 23.2 428 7.7 336 6.1
2009
5,047
36.5
1,093 21.7 413 8.2 349 6.9
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013
5,844
617 10.6 538 9.2 982 16.8 1,525 26.1
2012
5,751
617 10.7 635 11.0 1,027 17.9 1,234 21.5
2011
5,651
674 11.9 652 11.5 988 17.5 1,295 22.9
2010
5,545
628 11.3 740 13.3 851 15.3 1,278 23.0
2009
5,047
583 11.6 770 15.3 667 13.2 1,172 23.2

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

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
5,545
1,057 19.1 732 13.2
2009
5,047
933 18.5 452 9.0

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
5,844
5,559 95.1 102 1.7 216 3.7
2012
5,751
5,406 94.0 59 1.0 319 5.5
2011
5,651
5,189 91.8 24 0.4 299 5.3
2010
5,545
4,996 90.1 60 1.1 282 5.1
2009
5,047
4,349 86.2 81 1.6 346 6.9
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013
5,844
29 0.5 1,508 25.8 98 1.7
2012
5,751
18 0.3 1,413 24.6 103 1.8
2011
5,651
3 0.1 1,294 22.5 256 4.6
2010
5,545
5 0.1 1,249 22.5 256 4.6
2009
5,047
4 0.1 1,334 26.4 345 6.8

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
$29,800
$72,742
$75,857
2012
$29,201
$70,341
$69,634
2011
$28,459
$69,814
$70,772
2010
$25,287
$66,525
$67,157
2009
$23,233
$54,008
$58,971

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
2,010
118 5.9 227 11.3 171 8.5 220 10.9
2012
1,980
87 4.4 300 15.2 102 5.2 167 8.4
2011
2,006
143 7.1 266 13.3 86 4.3 189 9.4
2010
1,945
169 8.7 311 16.0 118 6.1 141 7.2
2009
1,834
220 12.0 305 16.6 140 7.6 186 10.1
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013
2,010
325 16.2 358 17.8 591 29.4
2012
1,980
387 19.5 319 16.1 618 31.2
2011
2,006
386 19.2 390 19.4 546 27.2
2010
1,945
416 21.4 395 20.3 395 20.3
2009
1,834
521 28.4 221 12.1 241 13.1

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
3,662
300 8.2 391 10.7 1,250 34.1 996 27.2
2012
3,513
244 6.9 478 13.6 1,133 32.3 969 27.6
2011
3,609
359 9.9 449 12.4 1,207 33.4 937 26.0
2010
3,497
377 10.8 496 14.2 1,114 31.9 875 25.0
2009
3,192
483 15.1 507 15.9 1,139 35.7 638 20.0
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013
3,662
285 7.8 359 9.8 81 2.2
2012
3,513
239 6.8 343 9.8 107 3.0
2011
3,609
189 5.2 390 10.8 78 2.2
2010
3,497
183 5.2 365 10.4 87 2.5
2009
3,192
100 3.1 273 8.6 52 1.6

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