Yerington, Nevada Population 2024

3,164

Yerington is a city located in Lyon County Nevada. Yerington has a 2024 population of 3,164. It is also the county seat of Lyon County. Yerington is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 1.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,106 in 2020.

The average household income in Yerington is $58,032 with a poverty rate of 19.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Yerington is 55.3 years, 55.2 years for males, and 56.3 years for females.

Yerington Demographics

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

  • White: 70.88%
  • Other race: 13.26%
  • Native American: 7.82%
  • Two or more races: 6.92%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
State
Nevada
Land Area (mi²)
29.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
107.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.87% (58)
The current population of Yerington, Nevada is 3,164 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,106.

Yerington, Nevada Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,20370.88%
Other race41213.26%
Native American2437.82%
Two or more races2156.92%
Black or African American331.06%
Asian10.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.03%

White

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Yerington Population by Race

Yerington Population Pyramid 2024

Yerington Median Age

55.3

Total

55.2

Male

56.3

Female

Yerington Adults

There are 2,534 adults, (1,224 of whom are seniors) in Yerington.

Yerington Age Dependency

137.3

Age Dependency Ratio

93.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Yerington Sex Ratio

Female1,46847.23%
Male1,64052.77%

Yerington Population by Age

Yerington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4872.0271.528.5
Non Family7251.1566.633.4
Married4642.9782.117.9
Male1521.7166.433.6
Female1463.6267.132.9

2.83

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Yerington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1315.67%
9th to 12th Grade2089%
High School Graduate67129.02%
Some College77233.39%
Associates Degree1456.27%
Bachelors Degree23710.25%
Graduate Degree1486.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Yerington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yerington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6001,431229
Hispanic555413156
Other Race23616449
2+ Races16010412
Native American1251100
Black33260
Asian110
Islander110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 28.11%.

Yerington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$30,877$52,578$0
Less Than 9th Grade$29,565$28,693$32,083
High School Graduate$29,167$0$28,373
Some College$0$45,156$0
Bachelors Degree$78,368$78,368$0
Graduate Degree$53,671$0$0

$30,877

Average Earnings

$52,578

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Yerington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yerington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Yerington Language

77.59% of Yerington residents speak only English, while 22.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.29% of the population.

Yerington Language

Yerington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,96847023.88%
Hispanic842779.14%
Native2435522.63%
Other40061.5%
Islander11100%

19.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.84%

Male Poverty Rate

27.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yerington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yerington is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yerington is Other, with 1.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.05%.

Yerington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College26.54%
High School11.11%
Less Than 9th Grade10.44%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Yerington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed45.45%
Female Employed26.98%
Male Employed5.19%

Yerington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yerington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$41,600$58,032
Families$53,075$55,913
Married Families$57,153$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,938$59,946

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Yerington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Yerington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Yerington 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 45-54.

Yerington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Yerington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

377

Number of Veterans

365

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam231
First Gulf War45
Korea22
Second Gulf War2
World War II0

Yerington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74211
75+108
55 to 6456
18 to 342
35 to 540

Yerington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White35218.18%
2+ Races169.3%
Hispanic162.73%
Native American96.21%

Yerington Veterans by Race

Yerington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yerington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Yerington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Yerington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Yerington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.2%

Born in Yerington

90.73%

Native Born

9.27%

Foreign Born

4.67%

Non Citizen

4.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.73% of Yerington residents were born in the United States, with 47.2% having been born in Nevada. 4.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yerington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,236140.43%
20283,222150.47%
20273,207140.44%
20263,193150.47%
20253,178140.44%
20243,164150.48%
20233,149140.45%
20223,135-8-0.25%
20213,143371.19%
20203,106-143-4.4%
20193,249571.79%
20183,192611.95%
20173,131371.2%
20163,094210.68%
20153,073220.72%
20143,05110.03%
20133,05000%
20123,050-25-0.81%
20113,075-42-1.35%
20103,1172348.12%
20002,88300%

Yerington Population by Year