Economic Development

Western Nevada Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
626,324*
0.62%
2013
622,431*
2.11%
2012
609,554
0.60%
2011
605,903
0.89%
2010
600,550
1.78%

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*
606,562
305,694 50.4 300,868 49.6
2012
609,554
307,836 50.5 301,718 49.5
2011
605,903
305,901 50.5 300,002 49.5
2010
600,550
303,147 50.5 297,403 49.5
2009
590,055
299,028 50.7 291,027 49.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates, *does not include Mineral & Storey counties

Return to TopAge Distribution

Year Est Population Median Age Under 14 15 to 19 20 to 24
# % # % # %
2013*
606,562
41.9
113,329 18.7 38,715 6.4 42,798 7.1
2012
609,554
44.1
116,566 19.1 40,640 6.7 42,286 6.9
2011
605,903
43.3
116,883 19.3 41,323 6.8 42,052 6.9
2010
600,550
42.8
117,045 19.5 41,858 7.0 41,263 6.9
2009
590,055
42.7
119,096 20.2 40,295 6.8 38,688 6.6
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013*
606,562
78,828 13.0 74,547 12.3 84,907 14.0 173,438 28.6
2012
609,554
76,624 12.6 78,053 12.8 89,304 14.7 166,080 27.2
2011
605,903
75,399 12.4 79,582 13.1 89,969 14.8 160,695 26.5
2010
600,550
74,405 12.4 80,806 13.5 90,052 15.0 155,121 25.8
2009
590,055
75,611 12.8 79,300 13.4 87,553 14.8 149,512 25.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates, *does not include Mineral and Storey counties

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
600,550
120,459 20.1 116,639 19.4
2009
590,055
112,434 19.1 108,410 18.4

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*
606,562
515,168 84.9 17,372 2.9 17,449 2.9
2012
609,554
524,876 86.1 16,089 2.6 17,800 2.9
2011
605,903
516,811 85.3 16,523 2.7 18,092 3.0
2010
600,550
511,327 85.1 15,945 2.7 17,840 3.0
2009
590,055
498,237 84.4 15,247 2.6 18,608 3.2
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013*
606,562
39,952 6.6 127,354 21.0 38,342 6.3
2012
609,554
39,061 6.4 122,391 20.1 32,841 5.4
2011
605,903
36,884 6.1 119,283 19.7 37,175 6.1
2010
600,550
35,975 6.0 115,663 19.3 40,072 6.7
2009
590,055
33,603 5.7 109,747 18.6 43,756 7.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates, *does not include Mineral and Storey counties
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*
$26,374
$50,105
$57,394
2012
$27,440
$52,259
$63,464
2011
$27,415
$47,001
$62,730
2010
$27,262
$52,207
$64,036
2009
$26,405
$51,992
$61,957

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics, *does not include Mineral and Storey counties

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*
232,166
28,672 12.3 26,342 11.3 24,792 10.7 33,357 14.4
2012
234,097
26,285 11.2 24,944 10.7 24,352 10.4 33,281 14.2
2011
232,539
23,999 10.3 23,563 10.1 24,528 10.5 32,929 14.2
2010
232,171
24,124 10.4 23,686 10.2 24,306 10.5 33,203 14.3
2009
223,828
22,865 10.2 21,882 9.8 23,470 10.5 32,519 14.5
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013*
232,166
44,732 19.3 27,205 11.7 47,066 20.3
2012
234,097
46,582 19.9 29,853 12.8 48,800 20.8
2011
232,539
47,266 20.3 30,488 13.1 49,776 21.4
2010
232,171
46,877 20.2 31,387 13.5 48,588 20.9
2009
223,828
46,141 20.6 31,269 14.0 45,682 20.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics, *does not include Mineral and Storey counties

 

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Educational Attainment

Year Population 25+ < 9th 9th-12th
no diploma
High School Diploma Some College
no diploma
# % # % # % # %
2013*
411,720
22,227 5.4 32,428 7.9 104,021 25.3 114,750 27.9
2012
410,062
20,452 5.0 32,897 8.0 108,341 26.4 115,877 28.3
2011
405,645
19,662 4.8 33,041 8.1 110,420 27.2 111,168 27.4
2010
400,384
18,275 4.6 33,778 8.4 109,995 27.5 109,842 27.4
2009
391,976
18,403 4.7 33,999 8.7 110,331 28.1 104,323 26.6
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013*
411,720
32,697 7.9 67,605 16.4 37,992 9.2
2012
410,062
32,090 7.8 63,731 15.5 36,674 8.9
2011
405,645
31,837 7.8 63,149 15.6 36,368 9.0
2010
400,384
31,096 7.8 61,672 15.4 35,726 8.9
2009
391,976
30,553 7.8 60,990 15.6 33,377 8.5

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Social Characteristics, *does not include Mineral and Storey counties