Winnemucca, Nevada Population 2021

7,786
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Winnemucca is a city located in Humboldt County Nevada. It is also the county seat of Humboldt County. With a 2020 population of 7,786, it is the 12th largest city in Nevada and the 3699th largest city in the United States . Winnemucca is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 5.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,396 in 2010. Winnemucca reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Winnemucca has a population density of 795 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winnemucca is $94,579 with a poverty rate of 11.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $821 per month, and the median house value is $218,600. The median age in Winnemucca is 33.7 years, 33.1 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Winnemucca Demographics

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

  • White: 86.20%
  • Other race: 6.91%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Native American: 2.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Winnemucca, Nevada is 7,786 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,754.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,396.

Winnemucca, Nevada Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,937530.31%
202016,884530.31%
201916,831530.31%
201816,778590.35%
201716,719-76-0.45%
201616,795-222-1.32%
201517,017-198-1.16%
201417,215-139-0.81%
201317,3542831.63%
201217,0714322.53%
201116,639550.33%
201016,5840.00%

Winnemucca Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,69186.20%
Some Other Race5366.91%
Two or More Races2423.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native2282.94%
Black or African American650.84%
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Winnemucca Population by Race

Winnemucca Population Pyramid $2021

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Winnemucca Median Age

33.7


Total

33.1


Male

34.1


Female

Winnemucca Adults

There are 5,660 adults, (996 of whom are seniors) in Winnemucca.

Winnemucca Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Winnemucca Sex Ratio

Female

3,743

48.22%

Male

4,019

51.78%

Winnemucca Population by Age

Winnemucca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winnemucca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female24.7%75.3%
Male28.1%71.9%
Non Family42.7%57.3%
All58.5%41.5%
Married80.7%19.3%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winnemucca Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1152.4758.5
Married1,4693.2180.7
Non Family1,2471.3542.7
Female2393.3424.7
Male1603.0528.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Winnemucca Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4468.96%
9th to 12th Grade57111.47%
High School Graduate1,54230.98%
Some College1,03220.73%
Associates Degree4218.46%
Bachelors Degree56511.35%
Graduate Degree4018.06%
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Winnemucca Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winnemucca Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1492,931833
Hispanic1,559814133
Other Race443989
2+ Races2102109
Native American1131047
Black6520

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.45%.

Winnemucca Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,720$83,707$26,143
Less Than 9th Grade$49,875$87,697$19,583
High School Graduate$49,073$65,000$28,333
Some College$54,083$87,188$26,296
Bachelors Degree$50,577$71,500$
Graduate Degree$74,954$104,420$66,635

$50,720

Average Earnings

$83,707

Average Male

$26,143

Average Female

Winnemucca Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winnemucca Language by Age

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Winnemucca Language

76.08% of Winnemucca residents speak only English, while 23.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.18% of the population.

Winnemucca Language

Winnemucca Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,54854211.92%
Native22119588.24%
Hispanic2,7471635.93%
Other536275.04%

11.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.41%

Male Poverty Rate

16.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winnemucca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winnemucca is Native, with 88.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winnemucca is Other, with 5.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.67%.

Winnemucca Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater17.70%
High School14.84%
Less Than 9th Grade8.89%
Some College3.07%

Winnemucca Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.37%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed14.25%
Male Employed4.27%

Winnemucca Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winnemucca Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,857$94,579
Families$88,125$96,325
Married Families$102,878-
Non Families$38,727$88,924
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Income by Household Type

Winnemucca Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Winnemucca Married by Age and Sex

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Winnemucca 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 55-64.

Winnemucca Marital Status by Race

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Winnemucca Marital Status

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436

Number of Veterans

381

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War143
Vietnam95
First Gulf War39
World War II32
Korea24

Winnemucca Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34137
35 to 5496
75+90
65 to 7485
55 to 6428

Winnemucca Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2976.18%
Hispanic1226.99%
2+ Races9342.66%
Black3452.31%
Other Race71.54%
Native American54.42%

Winnemucca Veterans by Race

Winnemucca Veterans by Education

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1.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winnemucca Veterans by Education

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72.8%

Labor Force Participation

70.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Winnemucca Employment by Age

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Winnemucca Employment by Race

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Winnemucca 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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42.55%

Born in Winnemucca

86.16%

Native Born

13.84%

Foreign Born

7.45%

Non Citizen

6.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.16% of Winnemucca residents were born in the United States, with 42.55% having been born in Nevada. 7.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Winnemucca Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,786160.21%
20207,770160.21%
20197,754160.21%
20187,738200.26%
20177,718-41-0.53%
20167,759-62-0.79%
20157,821-102-1.29%
20147,923-18-0.23%
20137,9411912.46%
20127,7502393.18%
20117,511300.40%
20107,4813070.42%
20007,1741,0401.58%
19906,1341,9944.01%
19804,1405531.44%
19703,5871340.38%
19603,4536061.95%
19502,8470.00%

Winnemucca Population by Year