Nye County, Nevada Population 2018

Nye County, Nevada's estimated population is 44,202 with a growth rate of 1.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nye County, Nevada is the 7th largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201743,296-906-2.05%
201744,2028031.85%
201643,3993470.81%
201543,0521480.34%
201442,904-20-0.05%
201342,924-708-1.62%
201243,632-370-0.84%
201144,0021550.35%
201043,84726,066146.59%
199017,7818,73396.52%
19809,0483,44961.60%
19705,5991,22528.01%
19604,3741,27341.05%
19503,101-505-14.00%
19403,606-383-9.60%
19303,989-2,515-38.67%
19206,504-1,009-13.43%
19107,5136,373559.04%
19001,140-150-11.63%
18901,290-585-31.20%
18801,87578872.49%
18701,0870.00%

Nye County, Nevada Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White35,881
Some Other Race3,327
Black or African American1,340
Two or More Races1,114
American Indian and Alaska Native737
Asian733
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander164

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Nye County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Nye County, Nevada Median Age

51.6


Total

51


Male

52.2


Female

Nye County, Nevada Adults

There are 35,904 adults, (12,266 of whom are seniors) in Nye County, Nevada.

Nye County, Nevada Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nye County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

21,507

49.67%

Male

21,789

50.33%

Nye County, Nevada Households and Families

Nye County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Nye County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Male62%38%
Female56.6%43.4%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nye County, Nevada Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,0772.3769.3
Married8,7302.9477.6
Non Family7,0671.362.6
Female1,5273.6856.6
Male7533.1662

2.96

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nye County, Nevada Households

Nye County, Nevada Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1313.39%
9th to 12th Grade3,79511.38%
High School Graduate12,23136.66%
Some College9,32227.94%
Associates Degree3,0579.16%
Bachelors Degree2,7668.29%
Graduate Degree1,0603.18%

Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,81723,6873,414
Hispanic3,5672,206203
Other Race1,7841,05317
Black1,12197128
Multiple Races73556568
Asian698639125
Native American5214257
Islander108108

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 islander people with a rate of 17.91%.

Nye County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,160$34,272$26,972
Less Than High School$23,351$27,258$21,667
High School Grad$30,099$32,306$22,000
Some College$29,679$34,042$26,147
Bachelors Degree$49,079$42,330$49,178
Graduate Degree$69,833$74,337$52,596

$31,160

Average Earnings

$34,272

Average Male

$26,972

Average Female

Nye County, Nevada Language

Nye County, Nevada Language by Age

Nye County, Nevada Language

88.40% of Nye County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 11.60% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.53% of the population.

Nye County, Nevada Poverty

Nye County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,1264,95914.97%
Hispanic6,0311,70728.30%
Other3,29085926.11%
Multiple1,05940938.62%
Black1,26423018.20%
Native72319927.52%
Asian729354.80%

17.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.25%

Male Poverty Rate

18.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nye County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Multiple, with 38.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Asian, with 4.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.35%.

Nye County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.05%
High School15.62%
Some College13.77%
Bachelors or Greater5.11%

Nye County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.17%
Male Unemployed53.30%
Male Employed11.70%
Female Employed5.68%

Nye County, Nevada Income

Nye County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,225$54,231
Families$53,931$62,701
Married Families$57,235$
Non Families$28,796$38,949

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nye County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

Nye County, Nevada 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 35To44.

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Nye County, Nevada Veterans

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by War

5,923

Number of Veterans

5,373

Male Veterans

550

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,731
Korea747
First Gulf War676
Second Gulf War413
World War II222

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,221
75+1,612
55 to 64994
35 to 54964
18 to 34132

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,43317.92%
Hispanic2927.02%
Black18415.36%
2 or More11014.67%
Other964.30%
Indian417.66%
Hawaiian3123.13%
Asian283.84%

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Education

8.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nye County, Nevada Employment Status

Nye County, Nevada Employment by Age

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nye County, Nevada Employment by Race

Nye County, Nevada Employment by Education

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