Economic Development

 

Nye County Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2013
44,749*
2.20%
2012
43,801
-0.60%
2011
44,052
0.40%
2010
43,878
2.20%
2009
42,934

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

Return to TopGender Composition

Year Est Population Male Female
# % # %
2012
43,801
22,208 50.7 21,593 49.3
2011
44,052
22,469 51.0 21,583 49.0
2010
43,878
22,343 50.9 21,535 49.1
2009
42,934
22,060 51.4 20,874 48.6

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
# % # % # %
2012
43,801
48.8
7,228 16.5 2,450 5.6 2,040 4.7
2011
44,052
48.1
7,460 16.9 2,615 5.9 1,932 4.4
2010
43,878
47.4
7,520 17.1 2,707 6.2 1,965 4.5
2009
42,934
47.4
7,292 17.0 2,786 6.5 1,684 3.9
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2012
43,801
3,269 7.5 4,815 11.0 6,483 14.8 17,516 40.0
2011
44,052
3,210 7.3 4,957 11.3 6,640 15.1 17,238 39.1
2010
43,878
3,219 7.3 5,172 11.8 6,533 14.9 16,762 38.2
2009
42,934
3,455 8.0 5,052 11.8 6,094 14.2 16,571 38.6

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

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
43,878
7,250 16.5 6,175 14.1
2009
42,934
7,755 18.1 6,732 15.7

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
# % # % # %
2012
43,801
40,038 91.4 1,271 2.9 1,241 2.8
2011
44,052
40,378 91.7 1,232 2.8 1,281 2.9
2010
43,878
39,825 90.8 1,191 2.7 1,250 2.8
2009
42,934
38,855 90.5 1,069 2.5 1,366 3.2
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2012
43,801
1,002 2.3 5,983 13.7 1,000 2.3
2011
44,052
987 2.2 5,915 13.4 978 2.2
2010
43,878
949 2.2 5,759 13.1 1,415 3.2
2009
42,934
1,033 2.4 4,986 11.6 1,574 3.7

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
2012
$22,109
$39,150
$44,544
2011
$22,503
$39,740
$44,997
2010
$22,687
$41,181
$50,218
2009
$21,283
$42,192
$50,646

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
# % # % # % # %
2012
18,274
3,002 16.4 2,639 14.4 2,648 14.5 2,802 15.3
2011
18,348
3,131 17.1 2,526 13.8 2,541 13.8 3,042 16.6
2010
17,943
3,055 17.0 2,473 13.8 2,339 13.0 2,763 15.4
2009
13,933
1,992 14.3 1,816 13.0 2,001 14.4 2,170 15.6
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2012
18,274
2,998 16.4 1,809 9.9 2,376 13.0
2011
18,348
2,884 15.7 1,888 10.3 2,336 12.7
2010
17,943
3,042 17.0 1,822 10.2 2,449 13.6
2009
13,933
2,662 19.1 1,659 11.9 1,633 11.7

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
# % # % # % # %
2012
32,083
1,722 5.4 4,225 13.2 11,441 35.7 9,165 28.6
2011
32,045
1,955 6.1 4,259 13.3 11,486 35.8 9,283 29.0
2010
31,686
1,888 6.0 3,910 12.3 12,156 38.4 8,811 27.8
2009
31,172
2,017 6.5 4,192 13.4 12,466 40.0 7,645 24.6
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2012
32,083
1,766 5.5 2,626 8.2 1,138 3.5
2011
32,045
1,660 5.2 2,428 7.6 974 3.0
2010
31,686
1,598 5.0 2,466 7.8 857 2.7
2009
31,172
2,041 6.5 2,023 6.5 758 2.4

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