Nevada County, California Population 2021

Nevada County, California's estimated population is 100,249 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nevada County, California is the 37th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 98,790 and has seen a growth of 1.48% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021100,2492470.25%
2020100,0022470.25%
201999,7552470.25%
201899,5081410.14%
201799,3674540.46%
201698,9132370.24%
201598,6761040.11%
201498,5726340.65%
201397,938-199-0.20%
201298,137-564-0.57%
201198,701-89-0.09%
201098,79020,28025.83%
199078,51026,86552.02%
198051,64525,29996.03%
197026,3465,43525.99%
196020,9111,0235.14%
195019,8886053.14%
194019,2838,68781.98%
193010,596-254-2.34%
192010,850-4,105-27.45%
191014,955-2,834-15.93%
190017,7894202.42%
189017,369-3,454-16.59%
188020,8231,6898.83%
187019,1342,68816.34%
186016,4460.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.25%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
98,790
Growth (since 2010)
1.48%
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Nevada County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91,72692.42%
Two or More Races3,7743.80%
Some Other Race1,2541.26%
Asian1,0731.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native7230.73%
Black or African American5700.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1240.12%
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Nevada County, California Population by Race

Nevada County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Nevada County, California Median Age

50.5


Total

48.4


Male

52.5


Female

Nevada County, California Adults

There are 82,145 adults, (26,254 of whom are seniors) in Nevada County, California.

Nevada County, California Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

47

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada County, California Sex Ratio

Female

50,297

50.68%

Male

48,947

49.32%

Nevada County, California Population by Age

Nevada County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nevada County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female58%42%
Male48.4%51.6%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nevada County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,8552.474.2
Married20,8362.9187.2
Non Family14,7071.3262.8
Female3,5903.4458
Male1,7223.2748.4

2.88

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Nevada County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2601.66%
9th to 12th Grade3,0263.98%
High School Graduate13,95718.36%
Some College21,39528.15%
Associates Degree8,05510.60%
Bachelors Degree18,41224.23%
Graduate Degree9,89513.02%
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Nevada County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nevada County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White66,95764,21425,694
Hispanic5,4174,3661,114
Multiple Races2,0951,877822
Asian907754460
Other Race793455206
Black437355147
Native American421394111
Islander1076639

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.72%.

Nevada County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,033$45,368$33,060
Less Than High School$25,436$26,183$19,493
High School Grad$33,148$36,500$29,089
Some College$34,876$42,530$27,609
Bachelors Degree$47,185$61,209$40,332
Graduate Degree$70,566$83,897$64,311

$40,033

Average Earnings

$45,368

Average Male

$33,060

Average Female

Nevada County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nevada County, California Language by Age

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Nevada County, California Language

92.39% of Nevada County, California residents speak only English, while 7.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.34% of the population.

Nevada County, California Language

Nevada County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White83,8038,76210.46%
Hispanic9,1551,50716.46%
Multiple3,71542111.33%
Other1,19418015.08%
Native723719.82%
Black4906312.86%
Asian1,062575.37%
Islander1242419.35%

11.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.75%

Male Poverty Rate

12.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada County, California is Islander, with 19.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada County, California is Asian, with 5.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.72%.

Nevada County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.40%
High School14.38%
Some College10.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.77%

Nevada County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Unemployed23.57%
Female Employed7.32%
Male Employed4.35%

Nevada County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nevada County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,096$91,634
Families$85,678$107,986
Married Families$92,991-
Non Families$37,966$58,561
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Income by Household Type

Nevada County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nevada County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Nevada County, California 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 45-54.

Nevada County, California Marital Status by Race

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Nevada County, California Marital Status

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8,015

Number of Veterans

7,524

Male Veterans

491

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,373
First Gulf War1,056
Korea889
Second Gulf War796
World War II549

Nevada County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+2,856
65 to 742,620
35 to 541,110
55 to 641,033
18 to 34396

Nevada County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,6079.93%
Hispanic5007.75%
2 or More25110.45%
Other485.57%
Black388.39%
Asian333.35%
Hawaiian2520.16%
Indian132.13%

Nevada County, California Veterans by Race

Nevada County, California Veterans by Education

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5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada County, California Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Nevada County, California Employment by Age

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Nevada County, California Employment by Race

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Nevada County, California 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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64.42%

Born in California

95.20%

Native Born

4.80%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.20% of Nevada County, California residents were born in the United States, with 64.42% having been born in California. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Nevada County, California Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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