Carson City, Nevada Population 2020

Carson City, Nevada's estimated population is 54,608 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carson City, Nevada is the 4th largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201855,4148061.48%
201754,6084610.85%
201654,147780.14%
201554,069-27-0.05%
201454,0963600.67%
201353,736-583-1.07%
201254,319-360-0.66%
201154,679-307-0.56%
201054,98614,54335.96%
199040,4438,42126.30%
198032,02216,554107.02%
197015,4687,40591.84%
19608,0633,89193.26%
19504,17296330.01%
19403,20998844.48%
19302,221-232-9.46%
19202,453-962-28.17%
19103,41552218.04%
19002,893-1,990-40.75%
18904,883-529-9.77%
18805,4121,74447.55%
18703,6680.00%

How Many People Live in Carson City, Nevada?

54,608

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,72580.28%
Some Other Race5,4059.92%
Two or More Races1,5092.77%
Asian1,4712.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3662.51%
Black or African American9541.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.07%

Carson City, Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

Carson City, Nevada Median Age

42.8


Total

40.7


Male

44.8


Female

Carson City, Nevada Adults

There are 43,220 adults, (10,667 of whom are seniors) in Carson City, Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Carson City, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

26,555

48.75%

Male

27,912

51.25%

Carson City, Nevada Households and Families

Carson City, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carson City, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.8%29.2%
All55.7%44.3%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
Male41.8%58.2%
Female40.2%59.8%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,4612.3355.7
Married9,5462.9870.8
Non Family8,6301.1846.4
Female2,8293.240.2
Male1,4563.1941.8

2.91

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carson City, Nevada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6124.14%
9th to 12th Grade3,3278.55%
High School Graduate10,70527.52%
Some College10,67827.46%
Associates Degree3,91610.07%
Bachelors Degree5,51314.18%
Graduate Degree3,1418.08%

Carson City, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,72926,7037,200
Hispanic6,9574,562742
Other Race2,8271,601220
Asian1,1481,019493
Native American93276289
Multiple Races697591104
Black67552262
Islander3737

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,384$38,138$31,132
Less Than High School$24,604$28,610$20,899
High School Grad$30,155$32,708$26,468
Some College$36,289$41,417$30,518
Bachelors Degree$47,712$52,817$44,274
Graduate Degree$59,764$58,167$64,432

$35,384

Average Earnings

$38,138

Average Male

$31,132

Average Female

Carson City, Nevada Language

Carson City, Nevada Language by Age

Carson City, Nevada Language

77.97% of Carson City, Nevada residents speak only English, while 22.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.89% of the population.

Carson City, Nevada Poverty

Carson City, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,5123,88410.94%
Hispanic12,5352,39719.12%
Other5,2551,19622.76%
Native1,25034827.84%
Multiple1,42530621.47%
Black68518126.42%
Asian1,44715910.99%

13.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.52%

Male Poverty Rate

14.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carson City, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carson City, Nevada is Native, with 27.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carson City, Nevada is White, with 10.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.62%
High School12.83%
Some College9.59%
Bachelors or Greater6.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.08%
Male Unemployed21.88%
Female Employed9.95%
Male Employed5.21%

Carson City, Nevada Income

Carson City, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,034$70,878
Families$66,904$85,180
Married Families$80,811$96,445
Non Families$32,169$42,797

Carson City, Nevada Marital Status

Carson City, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Carson City, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

Carson City, Nevada 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 55-64.

Carson City, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Carson City, Nevada Veterans

4,634

Number of Veterans

4,399

Male Veterans

235

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,867
First Gulf War655
Korea498
Second Gulf War496
World War II219

Carson City, Nevada Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,16011.57%
Hispanic1972.33%
Black15119.66%
Indian13112.04%
Other872.66%
2 or More748.81%
Asian272.20%
Hawaiian410.81%

Carson City, Nevada Veterans by Education

7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carson City, Nevada Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Carson City, Nevada 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

29.28%

Born in Nevada

87.82%

Native Born

12.18%

Foreign Born

6.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.82% of Carson City, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 29.28% having been born in Nevada. 6.64% 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 Carson City, Nevada

  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