Nevada County, California Population 2018

Nevada County, California's estimated population is 99,814 with a growth rate of 1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nevada County, California is the 36th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201799,8141,1751.19%
201698,639-414-0.42%
201699,0533380.34%
201598,7151010.10%
201498,6146220.63%
201397,992-181-0.18%
201298,173-541-0.55%
201198,714-77-0.08%
201098,79120,28125.83%
199078,51026,86552.02%
198051,64525,29996.03%
197026,3465,43525.99%
196020,9111,0235.14%
195019,8886053.14%
194019,2838,68781.98%
193010,596-254-2.34%
192010,850-4,105-27.45%
191014,955-2,834-15.93%
190017,7894202.42%
189017,369-3,454-16.59%
188020,8231,6898.83%
187019,1342,68816.34%
186016,4460.00%

Nevada County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White90,973
Two or More Races3,001
Some Other Race1,686
Asian1,281
American Indian and Alaska Native1,128
Black or African American495
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander75

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Nevada County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Nevada County, California Median Age

49.5


Total

47.9


Male

51.1


Female

Nevada County, California Adults

There are 81,081 adults, (23,082 of which are seniors) in Nevada County, California.

Nevada County, California Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada County, California Sex Ratio

Female

49,806

50.49%

Male

48,833

49.51%

Nevada County, California Households and Families

Nevada County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nevada County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Male58.3%41.7%
Female51.7%48.3%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nevada County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,5872.472.1
Married20,9612.9283.4
Non Family14,8101.3462.2
Female3,2993.351.7
Male1,5173.5458.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nevada County, California Households

Nevada County, California Education

Nevada County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5522.09%
9th to 12th Grade3,4044.58%
High School Graduate14,56819.60%
Some College21,28928.64%
Associates Degree7,94410.69%
Bachelors Degree16,69422.46%
Graduate Degree8,87611.94%

Nevada County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White66,01162,95623,650
Hispanic4,9103,347800
Multiple Races1,5421,392351
Asian1,060898581
Other Race78027755
Native American753737190
Black430381144
Islander5849

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 54.81%.

Nevada County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,547$41,063$30,428
Less Than High School$24,873$24,761$24,931
High School Grad$30,622$34,363$25,634
Some College$31,910$40,985$26,368
Bachelors Degree$41,362$49,647$37,572
Graduate Degree$57,126$64,647$45,255

$34,547

Average Earnings

$41,063

Average Male

$30,428

Average Female

Nevada County, California Language

Nevada County, California Language by Age

Nevada County, California Language

91.06% of Nevada County, California residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.07% of the population.

Nevada County, California Poverty

Nevada County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White83,94010,05311.98%
Hispanic8,8231,26314.31%
Multiple2,90640613.97%
Other1,5901398.74%
Native1,12113712.22%
Asian1,259886.99%
Black4557215.82%
Islander64914.06%

12.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.26%

Male Poverty Rate

12.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada County, California is Black, with 15.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada County, California is Asian, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.65%.

Nevada County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.41%
High School14.61%
Some College10.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%

Nevada County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.34%
Male Unemployed33.23%
Female Employed6.12%
Male Employed4.42%

Nevada County, California Income

Nevada County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,429$78,404
Families$70,704$89,287
Married Families$81,119$
Non Families$38,183$56,908

Nevada County, California Marital Status

Nevada County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nevada County, California Married by Age and Sex

Nevada County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Nevada County, California Marital Status by Race

Nevada County, California Veterans

Nevada County, California Veterans by War

8,731

Number of Veterans

8,158

Male Veterans

573

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,816
Korea1,108
First Gulf War808
World War II752
Second Gulf War643

Nevada County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,848
75+2,728
55 to 641,664
35 to 541,077
18 to 34414

Nevada County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,44011.21%
Hispanic3495.70%
2 or More1678.58%
Indian626.44%
Asian373.23%
Black184.16%
Other70.70%

Nevada County, California Veterans by Education

6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada County, California Employment Status

Nevada County, California Employment by Age

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Nevada County, California Employment by Race

Nevada County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Nevada County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Truckee16164163912271.40%
Grass Valley1286112934730.57%
Nevada City30643145812.64%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990