Whitney, Nevada Population 2021

42,973
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Whitney is a city located in Nevada. Whitney has a 2020 population of 42,973. Whitney is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,585 in 2010. Whitney reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Whitney is $62,853 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,117 per month, and the median house value is $183,500. The median age in Whitney is 35.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Whitney Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Whitneywas:

  • White: 46.18%
  • Other race: 20.85%
  • Asian: 12.53%
  • Black or African American: 11.14%
  • Two or more races: 7.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.25%
  • Native American: 1.03%
The current population of Whitney, Nevada is 42,973 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,973.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,585.

Whitney, Nevada Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,84546.18%
Some Other Race8,96220.85%
Asian5,38412.53%
Black or African American4,78811.14%
Two or More Races3,0137.01%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5381.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native4431.03%
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Whitney Population by Race

Whitney Population Pyramid $2021

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Whitney Median Age

35.6


Total

35.8


Male

35.4


Female

Whitney Adults

There are 32,738 adults, (5,895 of whom are seniors) in Whitney.

Whitney Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitney Sex Ratio

Female

22,475

52.30%

Male

20,498

47.70%

Whitney Population by Age

Whitney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.8%66.2%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Male48.6%51.4%
All52.5%47.5%
Married69.7%30.3%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitney Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9602.8752.5
Married5,5973.6269.7
Non Family5,5341.4644.7
Female2,5833.7833.8
Male1,2463.9548.6

3.54

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Whitney Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8916.54%
9th to 12th Grade2,93310.15%
High School Graduate8,34928.89%
Some College7,56726.19%
Associates Degree2,4428.45%
Bachelors Degree4,00013.84%
Graduate Degree1,7155.93%
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Whitney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitney Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,26510,2482,336
Hispanic9,3046,191850
Other Race5,1043,051145
Asian4,1783,8481,647
Black2,7222,349628
2+ Races1,2641,166301
Islander30629450
Native American28223559

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.42%.

Whitney Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,222$35,503$31,895
Less Than 9th Grade$26,672$30,803$20,911
High School Graduate$30,190$28,606$31,456
Some College$33,874$40,872$31,226
Bachelors Degree$39,383$46,799$35,707
Graduate Degree$54,570$50,521$56,284

$33,222

Average Earnings

$35,503

Average Male

$31,895

Average Female

Whitney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitney Language by Age

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Whitney Language

58.44% of Whitney residents speak only English, while 41.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.81% of the population.

Whitney Language

Whitney Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,9452,96418.59%
White13,7652,04214.83%
Other8,8131,53917.46%
Black4,7381,45530.71%
Asian5,3843947.32%
Multiple3,01335411.75%
Native4189823.44%

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.23%

Male Poverty Rate

17.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitney is Black, with 30.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitney is Asian, with 7.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.11%.

Whitney Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.94%
High School16.15%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%

Whitney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.15%
Male Unemployed21.26%
Male Employed9.16%
Female Employed7.49%

Whitney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitney Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,699$62,853
Families$57,654$71,045
Married Families$65,196-
Non Families$31,701$43,356
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Income by Household Type

Whitney Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitney Married by Age and Sex

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Whitney Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Whitney Marital Status by Race

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Whitney Marital Status

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2,546

Number of Veterans

2,193

Male Veterans

353

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,018
Second Gulf War592
First Gulf War589
Korea137
World War II61

Whitney Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74878
75+470
35 to 54465
18 to 34370
55 to 64363

Whitney Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,88611.46%
Hispanic5194.67%
Asian1894.21%
Black1775.42%
Other Race1672.66%
2+ Races643.90%
Native American3311.70%
Islander309.62%

Whitney Veterans by Race

Whitney Veterans by Education

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9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitney Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Whitney Employment by Age

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Whitney Employment by Race

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Whitney 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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25.40%

Born in Whitney

74.59%

Native Born

25.41%

Foreign Born

11.48%

Non Citizen

13.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.59% of Whitney residents were born in the United States, with 25.40% having been born in Nevada. 11.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Whitney Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202142,9730.00%
202042,9730.00%
201942,973-99-0.23%
201843,072-883-2.01%
201743,9552,8316.88%
201641,1249592.39%
201540,1657071.79%
201439,4588722.26%
201338,5866091.60%
201237,9771370.36%
201137,840-745-1.93%
201038,5850.00%

Whitney Population by Year