Economic Development

Washoe County Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
436,797*
0.70%
2013
433,731
2.77%
2012
422,010
0.99%
2011
417,855
1.21%
2010
412,844
2.06%

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
433,731
217,140 50.1 216,591 49.9
2012
422,010
212,882 50.4 209,128 49.6
2011
417,855
210,999 50.5 206,856 49.5
2010
412,844
208,660 50.5 204,184 49.5
2009
404,495
204,893 50.7 199,602 49.3

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
433,731
37.2
81,775 18.9 27,200 6.3 32,484 7.5
2012
422,010
37.0
82,451 19.5 28,812 6.8 32,242 7.6
2011
417,855
36.8
82,437 19.7 29,050 7.0 31,750 7.6
2010
412,844
36.6
81,993 19.9 29,367 7.1 31,057 7.5
2009
404,495
36.1
83,296 20.6 27,194 6.7 28,313 7.0
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013
433,731
61,556 14.2 54,169 12.5 58,833 13.6 117,714 27.1
2012
422,010
56,970 13.5 55,563 13.2 60,792 14.4 105,180 24.9
2011
417,855
56,096 13.4 56,324 13.5 60,970 14.6 101,228 24.2
2010
412,844
55,091 13.3 56,973 13.8 60,923 14.8 97,440 23.6
2009
404,495
57,162 14.1 55,938 13.8 59,198 14.6 93,394 23.1

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

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
412,844
89,425 21.7 84,521 20.5
2009
404,495
84,845 21.0 79,687 19.7

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
# % # % # %
2013
433,731
369,440 85.2 14,055 3.2 11,858 2.7
2012
422,010
357,124 84.6 13,110 3.1 10,186 2.4
2011
417,855
348,239 83.3 12,912 3.1 10,451 2.5
2010
412,844
340,778 82.5 12,485 3.0 10,885 2.6
2009
404,495
332,002 82.1 12,049 3.0 11,051 2.7
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013
433,731
35,604 8.2 100,960 23.3 21,999 5.1
2012
422,010
32,415 7.7 94,144 22.3 24,324 5.8
2011
417,855
31,277 7.5 91,641 21.9 29,095 7.0
2010
412,844
30,347 7.4 88,667 21.5 32,318 7.8
2009
404,495
28,299 7.0 84,204 20.8 33,684 8.3

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
$29,072
$53,588
$65,250
2012
$29,024
$53,994
$65,047
2011
$30,016
$55,813
$66,509
2010
$29,687
$55,658
$67,428
2009
$29,348
$55,525
$67,177

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
164,597
20,630 12.5 19,624 11.9 15,621 9.5 21,182 12.9
2012
161,892
18,312 11.3 17,830 11.0 16,848 10.4 22,187 13.7
2011
160,889
16,371 10.2 16,088 10.0 17,236 10.7 21,799 13.5
2010
160,797
16,391 10.2 16,083 10.0 16,911 10.5 22,329 13.9
2009
156,427
15,692 10.0 15,386 9.8 16,172 10.3 22,384 14.3
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013
164,597
31,337 19.0 18,808 11.4 37,395 22.7
2012
161,892
31,224 19.3 19,585 12.1 35,906 22.2
2011
160,889
31,987 19.9 20,613 12.8 36,795 22.9
2010
160,797
31,674 19.7 21,426 13.3 35,983 22.4
2009
156,427
31,438 20.1 21,367 13.7 33,988 21.7

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
# % # % # % # %
2013
292,272
16,313 5.6 21,721 7.4 67,654 23.1 79,070 27.1
2012
278,505
15,575 5.6 21,886 7.9 68,451 24.6 76,609 27.5
2011
274,618
14,927 5.4 22,222 8.1 68,661 25.0 73,850 26.9
2010
270,427
14,036 5.2 22,759 8.4 67,658 25.0 73,544 27.2
2009
265,692
14,192 5.3 22,844 8.6 67,997 25.6 70,332 26.5
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013
292,272
24,620 8.4 54,419 18.6 28,475 9.7
2012
278,505
21,237 7.6 47,716 17.1 27,031 9.7
2011
274,618
20,862 7.6 47,425 17.3 26,671 9.7
2010
270,427
20,176 7.5 46,097 17.0 26,157 9.7
2009
265,692
19,926 7.5 45,468 17.1 24,933 9.4

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