Nellis AFB, Nevada Population 2020

3,501
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Nellis AFB is a city located in Nevada. Nellis AFB has a 2020 population of 3,501. Nellis AFB is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,187 in 2010. Nellis AFB reached it's highest population of 3,620 in 2014.

The average household income in Nellis AFB is $63,547 with a poverty rate of 13.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,558 per month, and the median house value is $89,500. The median age in Nellis AFB is 21.8 years, 21.6 years for males, and 22.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.2 males.

Nellis AFB Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nellis AFB was:

  • White: 65.84%
  • Black or African American: 15.02%
  • Two or more races: 12.31%
  • Asian: 3.31%
  • Other race: 3.11%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Nellis AFB, Nevada is 3,501, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,342.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,187.

Nellis AFB, Nevada Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30565.84%
Black or African American52615.02%
Two or More Races43112.31%
Asian1163.31%
Some Other Race1093.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.06%
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Nellis AFB Population by Race

Nellis AFB Population Pyramid 2020

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Nellis AFB Median Age

21.8


Total

21.6


Male

22.7


Female

Nellis AFB Adults

There are 2,156 adults, (10 of whom are seniors) in Nellis AFB.

Nellis AFB Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

0.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Nellis AFB Sex Ratio

Female

1,775

50.70%

Male

1,726

49.30%

Nellis AFB Population by Age

Nellis AFB Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nellis AFB Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family23.3%76.7%
All4.7%95.3%
Married3.6%96.4%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

4.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nellis AFB Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9003.414.7
Married6123.543.6
Female1743.930
Non Family861.323.3
Male283.860

3.48

Average Family Size

3.41

Average Household Size

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Nellis AFB Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.13%
9th to 12th Grade382.68%
High School Graduate15611.00%
Some College47133.22%
Associates Degree26118.41%
Bachelors Degree27719.53%
Graduate Degree19914.03%
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Nellis AFB Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nellis AFB Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White847843363
Black29026264
Hispanic1421267
Multiple Races787830
Other Race7575
Asian65596
Native American12126

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Nellis AFB Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,818$45,929$35,500
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$44,198$45,745$42,750
Bachelors Degree$24,375$23,875$
Graduate Degree$96,250$112,000$58,750

$43,818

Average Earnings

$45,929

Average Male

$35,500

Average Female

Nellis AFB Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nellis AFB Language by Age

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Nellis AFB Language

89.95% of Nellis AFB residents speak only English, while 10.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

Nellis AFB Language

Nellis AFB Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,88325413.49%
Black48611122.84%
Multiple405235.68%
Hispanic37461.60%
Native12650.00%

13.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.12%

Male Poverty Rate

14.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nellis AFB

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nellis AFB is Native, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nellis AFB is Hispanic, with 1.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.31%.

Nellis AFB Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.85%
High School18.79%
Bachelors or Greater12.37%
Some College9.83%

Nellis AFB Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed76.19%
Female Unemployed34.48%
Female Employed12.57%
Male Employed1.83%

Nellis AFB Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nellis AFB Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,257$63,547
Families$52,308$64,509
Married Families$54,730-
Non Families$2,500$16,305
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Income by Household Type

Nellis AFB Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

64.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Nellis AFB Married by Age and Sex

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Nellis AFB Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Nellis AFB Marital Status by Race

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Nellis AFB Marital Status

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335

Number of Veterans

244

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War298
First Gulf War29
Vietnam10
World War II
Korea

Nellis AFB Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34277
35 to 5448
65 to 7410
75+
55 to 64

Nellis AFB Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20126.48%
Black11138.41%
Asian1219.05%
2 or More1112.79%
Hispanic66.90%

Nellis AFB Veterans by Race

Nellis AFB Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nellis AFB Veterans by Education

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77.6%

Labor Force Participation

32.1%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Nellis AFB Employment by Age

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Nellis AFB Employment by Race

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Nellis AFB Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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11.51%

Born in Nevada

95.89%

Native Born

4.11%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.89% of Nellis AFB residents were born in the United States, with 11.51% having been born in Nevada. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Nellis AFB Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,5010.00%
20193,5011594.76%
20183,342942.89%
20173,248-4-0.12%
20163,252-302-8.50%
20153,554-66-1.82%
20143,62083229.84%
20132,788-253-8.32%
20123,041-462-13.19%
20113,5033169.92%
20103,1870.00%

Nellis AFB Population by Year