Nye County, Nevada Population 2018

Nye County, Nevada's estimated population is 44,202 with a growth rate of 2.32% 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
201744,2021,0042.32%
201643,198-201-0.46%
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
White36,636
Some Other Race2,621
Black or African American1,266
Two or More Races1,135
American Indian and Alaska Native706
Asian650
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander184

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

Nye County, Nevada 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

Nye County, Nevada Median Age

51.2


Total

51.2


Male

51.2


Female

Nye County, Nevada Adults

There are 35,595 adults, (11,750 of which are seniors) in Nye County, Nevada.

Nye County, Nevada Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Nye County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

21,651

50.12%

Male

21,547

49.88%

Nye County, Nevada Households and Families

Nye County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nye County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All69%31%
Non Family66%34%
Male60%40%
Female45%55%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nye County, Nevada Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4642.4569
Married9,0072.8976.4
Non Family5,9911.3266
Female1,6743.7645
Male7923.1960

2.93

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade1,1103.38%
9th to 12th Grade3,90011.89%
High School Graduate11,97936.52%
Some College9,43528.76%
Associates Degree2,4037.33%
Bachelors Degree2,7768.46%
Graduate Degree1,2013.66%

Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,58423,2803,573
Hispanic3,5462,268220
Other Race1,43784742
Black85972117
Multiple Races66555962
Native American59045513
Asian565492108
Islander9898

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 19.12%.

Nye County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,277$33,841$24,077
Less Than High School$22,182$21,878$23,085
High School Grad$27,010$35,692$17,387
Some College$28,668$35,337$23,622
Bachelors Degree$46,422$29,602$51,067
Graduate Degree$62,013$71,544$51,860

$29,277

Average Earnings

$33,841

Average Male

$24,077

Average Female

Nye County, Nevada Language

Nye County, Nevada Language by Age

Nye County, Nevada Language

89.17% of Nye County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 10.83% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.88% of the population.

Nye County, Nevada Poverty

Nye County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,0264,93614.95%
Hispanic6,0101,42023.63%
Other2,58053920.89%
Black1,20247939.85%
Multiple1,07843240.07%
Native69018426.67%
Asian647588.96%

17.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.34%

Male Poverty Rate

18.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nye County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Multiple, with 40.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Asian, with 8.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.34%.

Nye County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.91%
High School15.56%
Some College14.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Nye County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.16%
Female Unemployed46.56%
Male Employed9.51%
Female Employed5.49%

Nye County, Nevada Income

Nye County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,266$53,619
Families$52,178$60,256
Married Families$55,700$
Non Families$27,842$38,675

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

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

Nye County, Nevada Veterans

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by War

6,138

Number of Veterans

5,709

Male Veterans

429

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,796
Korea846
First Gulf War744
Second Gulf War377
World War II202

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,225
75+1,600
55 to 641,116
35 to 541,075
18 to 34122

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,82219.01%
Hispanic2476.04%
Black12211.83%
2 or More9611.48%
Indian487.93%
Other432.44%
Asian71.24%

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Education

10.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nye County, Nevada Employment Status

Nye County, Nevada Employment by Age

46.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

14.1%

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