Washoe County, Nevada Population 2018

Washoe County, Nevada's estimated population is 460,587 with a growth rate of 4.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washoe County, Nevada is the 2nd largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017460,58720,6734.70%
2016439,914-12,515-2.77%
2016452,4298,0711.82%
2015444,3586,3491.45%
2014438,0095,6361.30%
2013432,3733,9960.93%
2012428,3773,7430.88%
2011424,6342,6370.62%
2010421,997167,33065.71%
1990254,66761,04431.53%
1980193,62372,55559.93%
1970121,06836,32542.86%
196084,74334,53868.79%
195050,20517,72954.59%
194032,4765,31819.58%
193027,1588,53145.80%
192018,6271,1936.84%
191017,4348,29390.72%
19009,1412,70442.01%
18906,43777313.65%
18805,6642,57383.24%
18703,0910.00%

Washoe County, Nevada Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White354,121
Some Other Race24,642
Asian23,733
Two or More Races17,719
Black or African American10,117
American Indian and Alaska Native6,906
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,676

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

Washoe County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Washoe County, Nevada Median Age

37.9


Total

37.1


Male

38.7


Female

Washoe County, Nevada Adults

There are 341,373 adults, (64,227 of which are seniors) in Washoe County, Nevada.

Washoe County, Nevada Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washoe County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

218,748

49.73%

Male

221,166

50.27%

Washoe County, Nevada Households and Families

Washoe County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washoe County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All56.8%43.2%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Male44%56%
Female40.3%59.7%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washoe County, Nevada Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All169,0152.5756.8
Married76,9133.2272.9
Non Family64,5141.3844.2
Female19,1063.5840.3
Male8,4823.4144

3.19

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washoe County, Nevada Households

Washoe County, Nevada Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,3745.81%
9th to 12th Grade21,5247.20%
High School Graduate71,26723.83%
Some College78,48626.24%
Associates Degree23,7397.94%
Bachelors Degree54,62118.26%
Graduate Degree32,05410.72%

Washoe County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White211,451198,75171,258
Hispanic53,78731,3545,444
Asian17,11614,8866,609
Other Race13,0187,220853
Multiple Races7,0416,2351,677
Black6,6365,8801,321
Native American4,5494,057575
Islander1,5421,318193

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.61%.

Washoe County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,699$39,179$30,680
Less Than High School$22,224$25,424$17,934
High School Grad$29,008$32,229$24,736
Some College$33,036$39,780$29,591
Bachelors Degree$48,389$55,506$41,886
Graduate Degree$64,505$77,218$57,504

$34,699

Average Earnings

$39,179

Average Male

$30,680

Average Female

Washoe County, Nevada Language

Washoe County, Nevada Language by Age

Washoe County, Nevada Language

76.59% of Washoe County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 23.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.95% of the population.

Washoe County, Nevada Poverty

Washoe County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White279,20032,31211.57%
Hispanic102,63623,34022.74%
Other24,5985,04520.51%
Multiple17,3853,06817.65%
Black9,7342,80828.85%
Asian23,4912,71011.54%
Native6,7161,59523.75%
Islander2,61883431.86%

14.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

15.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washoe County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washoe County, Nevada is Islander, with 31.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washoe County, Nevada is Asian, with 11.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.00%.

Washoe County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.94%
High School12.97%
Some College10.18%
Bachelors or Greater5.53%

Washoe County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.53%
Male Unemployed33.83%
Female Employed9.20%
Male Employed6.98%

Washoe County, Nevada Income

Washoe County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,955$75,031
Families$68,291$89,381
Married Families$80,726$103,544
Non Families$33,220$48,556

Washoe County, Nevada Marital Status

Washoe County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Washoe County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

Washoe 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.

Washoe County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by War

33,415

Number of Veterans

30,716

Male Veterans

2,699

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam13,483
First Gulf War5,899
Second Gulf War4,994
Korea2,918
World War II1,723

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 749,655
35 to 547,213
55 to 646,865
75+6,692
18 to 342,990

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White30,14410.75%
Hispanic2,1733.26%
Black8009.97%
2 or More7207.69%
Asian6883.58%
Indian53410.09%
Other4042.44%
Hawaiian1256.49%

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by Education

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washoe County, Nevada Employment Status

Washoe County, Nevada Employment by Age

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Washoe County, Nevada Employment by Race

Washoe County, Nevada Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washoe County, Nevada

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Reno226050245255192058.50%
Sparks902589834580878.96%
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