Nevada County, California Population 2019

Nevada County, California's estimated population is 99,503 with a growth rate of 0.54% 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
201899,6961930.19%
201799,5035390.54%
201698,9642550.26%
201598,7091200.12%
201498,5896370.65%
201397,952-188-0.19%
201298,140-557-0.56%
201198,697-88-0.09%
201098,78520,27525.82%
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%

How Many People Live in Nevada County, California?

99,503

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91,01692.09%
Two or More Races3,2653.30%
Some Other Race1,8231.84%
Asian1,1231.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native9300.94%
Black or African American5820.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander990.10%

Nevada County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Nevada County, California Median Age

49.8


Total

48.1


Male

51.7


Female

Nevada County, California Adults

There are 81,466 adults, (24,126 of whom are seniors) in Nevada County, California.

Nevada County, California Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada County, California Sex Ratio

Female

50,106

50.70%

Male

48,732

49.30%

Nevada County, California Households and Families

Nevada County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nevada County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Male55.7%44.3%
Female54.9%45.1%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,3862.4274.2
Married21,1992.9185.5
Non Family14,5281.3563.9
Female3,4633.4854.9
Male1,1963.5655.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nevada County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4601.95%
9th to 12th Grade3,3794.50%
High School Graduate13,88518.51%
Some College21,34128.45%
Associates Degree8,07310.76%
Bachelors Degree17,13422.84%
Graduate Degree9,74012.98%

Nevada County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White66,25463,33024,735
Hispanic5,1123,479808
Multiple Races1,8541,731504
Asian934816540
Other Race932410173
Native American654633192
Black471412124
Islander8172

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,932$41,560$31,132
Less Than High School$26,200$27,703$24,141
High School Grad$30,921$35,286$24,831
Some College$31,494$39,054$26,266
Bachelors Degree$43,750$57,539$37,436
Graduate Degree$61,898$72,309$53,225

$35,932

Average Earnings

$41,560

Average Male

$31,132

Average Female

Nevada County, California Language

Nevada County, California Language by Age

Nevada County, California Language

91.46% of Nevada County, California residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group 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
White83,7179,63811.51%
Hispanic8,9331,57417.62%
Multiple3,16738912.28%
Native92621723.43%
Other1,7381649.44%
Black5367213.43%
Asian1,094635.76%
Islander993131.31%

12.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.80%

Male Poverty Rate

13.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada County, California is Islander, with 31.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada County, California is Asian, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.08%
High School14.05%
Some College10.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.57%
Male Unemployed31.67%
Female Employed6.50%
Male Employed4.77%

Nevada County, California Income

Nevada County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,610$83,616
Families$75,931$97,457
Married Families$84,630$106,426
Non Families$38,397$56,175

Nevada County, California Marital Status

Nevada County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Nevada County, California Marital Status by Race

Nevada County, California Veterans

8,585

Number of Veterans

8,004

Male Veterans

581

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,655
Korea1,147
First Gulf War972
Second Gulf War752
World War II623
Age Group Veterans
75+2,870
65 to 742,705
55 to 641,415
35 to 541,112
18 to 34483

Nevada County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,15010.77%
Hispanic3185.12%
2 or More29213.98%
Black449.26%
Indian414.89%
Other383.18%
Asian202.00%

Nevada County, California Veterans by Education

5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada County, California Employment Status

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Nevada County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.40%

Born in California

93.96%

Native Born

6.04%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.96% of Nevada County, California residents were born in the United States, with 63.40% having been born in California. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Nevada County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Truckee16164163912271.40%
Grass Valley1286112934730.57%
Nevada City30643145812.64%
  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