Yerington, Nevada Population 2021

3,359
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Yerington is a city located in Lyon County Nevada. It is also the county seat of Lyon County. With a 2020 population of 3,359, it is the 15th largest city in Nevada and the 5886th largest city in the United States . Yerington is currently growing at a rate of 1.79% annually and its population has increased by 10.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,048 in 2010. Yerington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 29 miles, Yerington has a population density of 114 people per square mile.

The average household income in Yerington is $45,162 with a poverty rate of 21.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $652 per month, and the median house value is $122,800. The median age in Yerington is 41.7 years, 40.4 years for males, and 51.2 years for females.

Yerington Demographics

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

  • White: 74.21%
  • Other race: 16.83%
  • Native American: 5.93%
  • Black or African American: 1.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Yerington, Nevada is 3,359 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,241.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,048.

Yerington, Nevada Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32874.21%
Some Other Race52816.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1865.93%
Black or African American531.69%
Two or More Races421.34%
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Yerington Population by Race

Yerington Population Pyramid $2021

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Yerington Median Age

41.7


Total

40.4


Male

51.2


Female

Yerington Adults

There are 2,297 adults, (823 of whom are seniors) in Yerington.

Yerington Age Dependency

112.8

Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57

Child Dependency Ratio

Yerington Sex Ratio

Female

1,630

51.96%

Male

1,507

48.04%

Yerington Population by Age

Yerington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yerington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male8.2%91.8%
Female51.8%48.2%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
All66.4%33.6%
Married95.6%4.4%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yerington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4562.0766.4
Non Family8091.1858.5
Married4353.1895.6
Female1392.9551.8
Male733.598.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Yerington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1175.39%
9th to 12th Grade1667.65%
High School Graduate70932.67%
Some College72833.55%
Associates Degree874.01%
Bachelors Degree23410.78%
Graduate Degree1295.94%
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Yerington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yerington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5961,529287
Hispanic43425874
Other Race27215574
Native American88672
Black4428
2+ Races4032

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 27.21%.

Yerington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,841$36,193$12,253
Less Than 9th Grade$25,522$25,933$
High School Graduate$19,955$26,279$11,648
Some College$44,598$52,096$
Bachelors Degree$41,125$53,846$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,841

Average Earnings

$36,193

Average Male

$12,253

Average Female

Yerington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yerington Language by Age

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Yerington Language

78.16% of Yerington residents speak only English, while 21.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.58% of the population.

Yerington Language

Yerington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,10838818.41%
Hispanic73419226.16%
Native1868344.62%
Multiple341544.12%

21.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.37%

Male Poverty Rate

25.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yerington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yerington is Native, with 44.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yerington is White, with 18.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.72%.

Yerington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.51%
Some College22.32%
High School17.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Yerington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed89.47%
Male Unemployed28.18%
Female Employed15.04%
Male Employed0.00%

Yerington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yerington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,795$45,162
Families$50,764$54,597
Married Families$61,197-
Non Families$24,239$37,252
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Income by Household Type

Yerington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Yerington Married by Age and Sex

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Yerington 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 20-34.

Yerington Marital Status by Race

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Yerington Marital Status

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231

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War71
Vietnam47
Korea31
Second Gulf War27
World War II9

Yerington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+93
55 to 6464
65 to 7447
18 to 3427
35 to 54

Yerington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21611.84%
Native American1110.19%
2+ Races410.00%
Hispanic20.46%

Yerington Veterans by Race

Yerington Veterans by Education

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1.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yerington Veterans by Education

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43.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.7%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Yerington Employment by Age

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Yerington Employment by Race

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Yerington 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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38.32%

Born in Yerington

91.93%

Native Born

8.07%

Foreign Born

3.86%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.93% of Yerington residents were born in the United States, with 38.32% having been born in Nevada. 3.86% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,359591.79%
20203,300591.82%
20193,241591.85%
20183,182642.05%
20173,118361.17%
20163,082200.65%
20153,062190.62%
20143,04310.03%
20133,04210.03%
20123,041-27-0.88%
20113,068-42-1.35%
20103,1102270.76%
20002,8830.00%

Yerington Population by Year