Nevada County, California Population 2020

Nevada County, California's estimated population is 99,503 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nevada County, California is the 36th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201899,6961930.19%
201799,5035390.54%
201698,9642550.26%
201598,7091200.12%
201498,5896370.65%
201397,952-188-0.19%
201298,140-557-0.56%
201198,697-88-0.09%
201098,78520,27525.82%
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%

Nevada County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91,57992.42%
Two or More Races3,4533.48%
Some Other Race1,3791.39%
Asian1,0081.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native8640.87%
Black or African American6550.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1540.16%

Nevada County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Nevada County, California Median Age

50.1


Total

48.3


Male

52


Female

Nevada County, California Adults

There are 81,903 adults, (25,177 of whom are seniors) in Nevada County, California.

Nevada County, California Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada County, California Sex Ratio

Female

50,203

50.66%

Male

48,889

49.34%

Nevada County, California Households and Families

Nevada County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nevada County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Female58.2%41.8%
Male54.3%45.7%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,9042.3974.3
Married21,7062.8886
Non Family14,4211.3362.5
Female3,3613.458.2
Male1,4163.354.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nevada County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4911.97%
9th to 12th Grade2,8953.82%
High School Graduate13,94518.40%
Some College21,74628.70%
Associates Degree7,94610.49%
Bachelors Degree17,91423.64%
Graduate Degree9,84012.99%

Nevada County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White66,61364,01025,405
Hispanic5,4373,981993
Multiple Races2,0131,850656
Asian911817453
Other Race840404171
Native American598572142
Black534456165
Islander13113118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,157$42,126$32,176
Less Than High School$25,639$25,867$25,313
High School Grad$30,863$34,805$26,488
Some College$32,284$40,138$27,972
Bachelors Degree$44,147$58,105$38,654
Graduate Degree$65,772$74,850$62,056

$37,157

Average Earnings

$42,126

Average Male

$32,176

Average Female

Nevada County, California Language

Nevada County, California Language by Age

Nevada County, California Language

91.68% of Nevada County, California residents speak only English, while 8.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.99% of the population.

Nevada County, California Poverty

Nevada County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White83,7898,78910.49%
Hispanic9,0341,75219.39%
Multiple3,38549614.65%
Other1,29529823.01%
Native86012814.88%
Asian988696.98%
Black572427.34%
Islander1542818.18%

11.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.12%

Male Poverty Rate

12.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada County, California is Other, with 23.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada County, California is Asian, with 6.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.10%
High School14.47%
Some College10.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.94%
Female Unemployed25.05%
Female Employed6.61%
Male Employed4.21%

Nevada County, California Income

Nevada County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,240$86,798
Families$81,203$101,965
Married Families$88,282-
Non Families$37,184$55,499

Nevada County, California Marital Status

Nevada County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Nevada County, California Married by Age and Sex

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

Nevada County, California Veterans

8,319

Number of Veterans

7,787

Male Veterans

532

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,378
First Gulf War1,111
Korea1,089
Second Gulf War790
World War II513
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,83910.29%
2 or More35415.46%
Hispanic3175.00%
Black549.89%
Other313.43%
Asian252.74%
Indian162.16%

$Nevada County, California Veterans by Education

5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada County, California Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nevada County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.08%

Born in California

94.45%

Native Born

5.55%

Foreign Born

3.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.45% of Nevada County, California residents were born in the United States, with 63.08% having been born in California. 3.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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