Nevada City, California Population 2022

3,168
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Nevada City is a city located in Nevada County California. It is also the county seat of Nevada County. With a 2020 population of 3,168, it is the 763rd largest city in California and the 8593rd largest city in the United States. Nevada City is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,152 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Nevada City has a population density of 1,449 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nevada City is $63,087 with a poverty rate of 19.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,202 per month, and the median house value is $438,200. The median age in Nevada City is 52.8 years, 45.9 years for males, and 56.6 years for females.

Nevada City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nevada Citywas:

  • White: 88.24%
  • Two or more races: 7.44%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nevada City, California is 3,168 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,152.

Nevada City, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,77588.24%
Black or African American451.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.10%
Asian461.46%
Some Other Race421.34%
Two or More Races2347.44%
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Nevada City Population by Race

Nevada City Population Pyramid 2022

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Nevada City Median Age

56.7


Total

52.5


Male

59.5


Female

Nevada City Adults

There are 2,735 adults, (1,206 of whom are seniors) in Nevada City.

Nevada City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

78.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada City Sex Ratio

Female

1,736

55.20%

Male

1,409

44.80%

Nevada City Population by Age

Nevada City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nevada City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.7%41.3%
Non Family52%48%
All47.3%52.7%
Female30.7%69.3%
Male0%100%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nevada City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4312.0147.3
Married4022.3958.7
Male1343.70
Female1143.9230.7
Non Family7811.2452

2.78

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

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Nevada City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade100.39%
9th to 12th Grade1616.33%
High School Graduate2369.28%
Some College74329.23%
Associates Degree49819.59%
Bachelors Degree40716.01%
Graduate Degree48719.16%
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Nevada City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nevada City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian464040
2+ Races14513996
White2,1652,074758
Native American33
Black3830
Hispanic16397
Other Race287

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 asian people with a rate of 86.96%.

Nevada City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,422$33,102$26,329
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$2,500$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$26,607$32,907$25,643
Bachelors Degree$31,688$44,115$27,386
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,422

Average Earnings

$33,102

Average Male

$26,329

Average Female

Nevada City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nevada City Language by Age

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Nevada City Language

89.20% of Nevada City residents speak only English, while 10.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.03% of the population.

Nevada City Language

Nevada City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22100.00%
Native33100.00%
Hispanic979092.78%
White2,54847318.56%
OtherNaN%

19.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.25%

Male Poverty Rate

14.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada City is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.86%.

Nevada City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade97.17%
High School13.46%
Some College24.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.53%

Nevada City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.84%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Nevada City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nevada City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,023$71,903
Families$66,824$93,511
Married Families$108,306-
Non Families$45,239$51,340
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Income by Household Type

Nevada City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Nevada City Married by Age and Sex

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Nevada City Marriage

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

Nevada City Marital Status by Race

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Nevada City Marital Status

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142

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War
Vietnam106
Korea
World War II

Nevada City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3419
35 to 54
55 to 6429
65 to 7414
75+80

Nevada City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1205.01%
Native American3100.00%
2+ Races199.79%
Hispanic2614.21%

Nevada City Veterans by Race

Nevada City Veterans by Education

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20.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada City Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Nevada City Employment by Age

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Nevada City Employment by Race

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Nevada City 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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66.20%

Born in Nevada City

93.23%

Native Born

6.77%

Foreign Born

5.85%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.23% of Nevada City residents were born in the United States, with 66.20% having been born in California. 5.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Nevada City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18502,6830.00%
18804,0221,3391.36%
18902,524-1,498-4.55%
19003,2507262.56%
19102,689-561-1.88%
19201,782-907-4.03%
19301,701-81-0.46%
19402,4457443.69%
19502,505600.24%
19602,353-152-0.62%
19702,314-39-0.17%
19802,4311170.49%
19902,8554241.62%
20003,0011460.50%
20103,068670.22%
20113,07680.26%
20123,08480.26%
20133,09280.26%
20143,10080.26%
20153,10880.26%
20163,11680.26%
20173,12480.26%
20183,13280.26%
20193,14080.26%
20203,152120.38%
20213,16080.25%
20223,16880.25%

Nevada City Population by Year