Economic Development

Northwestern Nevada Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
30,662*
4.30%
2013
29,396
1.47%
2012
28,969
1.22%
2011
28,620
1.37%
2010
28,234
-2.66%

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
29,396
16,252 55.3 13,144 44.7
2012
28,969
16,036 55.4 12,933 44.6
2011
28,620
15,617 54.6 13,003 45.4
2010
28,234
15,513 54.9 12,721 45.1
2009
29,006
15,703 54.1 13,303 45.9

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
29,396
37.8
6,363 21.6 1,878 6.4 1,754 6.0
2012
28,969
37.3
6,159 21.3 2,025 7.0 1,684 5.8
2011
28,620
38.0
5,993 20.9 1,896 6.6 1,588 5.5
2010
28,234
37.8
6,043 21.4 1,848 6.5 1,574 5.6
2009
29,006
37.4
6,253 21.6 2,144 7.4 1,548 5.3
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013
29,396
3,820 13.0 3,755 12.8 4,705 16.0 7,121 24.2
2012
28,969
3,615 12.5 3,960 13.7 4,836 16.7 6,690 23.1
2011
28,620
3,608 12.6 4,076 14.2 4,782 16.7 6,677 23.3
2010
28,234
3,469 12.3 4,346 15.4 4,522 16.0 6,432 22.8
2009
29,006
3,540 12.2 4,723 16.3 4,300 14.8 6,498 22.4

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

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
28,234
5,581 19.8 4,977 17.6
2009
29,006
6,326 21.8 5,547 19.1

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
29,396
26,517 90.2 587 2.0 1,635 5.6
2012
28,969
26,174 90.4 536 1.9 1,731 6.0
2011
28,620
25,620 89.5 466 1.6 1,712 6.0
2010
28,234
24,913 88.2 618 2.2 1,665 5.9
2009
29,006
25,235 87.0 553 1.9 1,917 6.6
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013
29,396
392 1.3 7,175 24.4 1,107 3.8
2012
28,969
355 1.2 6,939 24.0 940 3.2
2011
28,620
385 1.3 6,583 23.0 1,128 3.9
2010
28,234
361 1.3 6,338 22.4 1,629 5.8
2009
29,006
382 1.3 6,590 22.7 1,751 6.0

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
$24,839
$61,438
$68,847
2012
$24,434
$59,770
$66,365
2011
$24,352
$60,410
$68,210
2010
$22,924
$59,557
$65,866
2009
$21,332
$54,045
$61,392

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
10,415
1,036 9.9 1,267 12.2 912 8.8 1,239 11.9
2012
10,298
960 9.3 1,304 12.7 790 7.7 1,324 12.9
2011
10,166
989 9.7 1,186 11.7 765 7.5 1,435 14.1
2010
10,012
924 9.2 1,223 12.2 985 9.8 1,298 13.0
2009
10,139
1,144 11.3 1,062 10.5 1,141 11.3 1,375 13.6
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013
10,415
2,004 19.2 1,418 13.6 2,539 24.4
2012
10,298
2,111 20.5 1,435 13.9 2,374 23.1
2011
10,166
2,143 21.1 1,406 13.8 2,242 22.1
2010
10,012
2,116 21.1 1,639 16.4 1,829 18.3
2009
10,139
2,354 23.2 1,501 14.8 1,562 15.4

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

 

Return to Top

Educational Attainment

Year Population 25+ < 9th 9th-12th
no diploma
High School Diploma Some College
no diploma
# % # % # % # %
2013
19,401
1,144 5.9 2,442 12.6 6,991 36.0 5,061 26.1
2012
19,101
1,172 6.1 2,506 13.1 6,553 34.3 5,005 26.2
2011
19,143
1,339 7.0 2,384 12.5 6,733 35.2 4,992 26.1
2010
18,769
1,506 8.0 2,359 12.6 6,548 34.9 4,889 26.0
2009
19,061
1,862 9.8 2,171 11.4 6,762 35.5 4,959 26.0
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013
19,401
1,446 7.5 1,650 8.5 667 3.4
2012
19,101
1,305 6.8 1,959 10.3 601 3.1
2011
19,143
1,194 6.2 1,959 10.2 542 2.8
2010
18,769
1,021 5.4 1,855 9.9 591 3.1
2009
19,061
908 4.8 1,687 8.9 712 3.7

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