Carson City, Nevada Population 2020

Carson City, Nevada's estimated population is 56,630 with a growth rate of 1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carson City, Nevada is the 5th largest county in Nevada. The 2010 Population was 54,981 and has seen a growth of 3.00% since this time.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202056,6307141.28%
201955,9167141.29%
201855,2026701.23%
201754,5323850.71%
201654,147790.15%
201554,068-14-0.03%
201454,0823560.66%
201353,726-586-1.08%
201254,312-364-0.67%
201154,676-305-0.55%
201054,98114,53835.95%
199040,4438,42126.30%
198032,02216,554107.02%
197015,4687,40591.84%
19608,0633,89193.26%
19504,17296330.01%
19403,20998844.48%
19302,221-232-9.46%
19202,453-962-28.17%
19103,41552218.04%
19002,893-1,990-40.75%
18904,883-529-9.77%
18805,4121,74447.55%
18703,6680.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.28%
County Website
State
Founded
1858
County Seat
2010 Population
54981
Growth (since 2010)
3.00%
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Carson City, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,91382.00%
Some Other Race4,5938.39%
Asian1,4652.67%
Two or More Races1,4002.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2402.26%
Black or African American1,1252.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.07%
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Carson City, Nevada Population by Race

Carson City, Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

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Carson City, Nevada Median Age

42.4


Total

40.6


Male

44.6


Female

Carson City, Nevada Adults

There are 43,554 adults, (10,857 of whom are seniors) in Carson City, Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carson City, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

26,640

48.64%

Male

28,133

51.36%

Carson City, Nevada Population by Age

Carson City, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carson City, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.3%27.7%
All56.8%43.2%
Non Family46.9%53.1%
Male43.7%56.3%
Female38.8%61.2%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carson City, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,7552.3156.8
Married9,9222.9972.3
Non Family8,6121.1646.9
Female2,8613.0438.8
Male1,3603.0943.7

2.89

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Carson City, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7364.41%
9th to 12th Grade3,3858.61%
High School Graduate10,20525.95%
Some College11,32828.81%
Associates Degree3,95110.05%
Bachelors Degree5,62914.31%
Graduate Degree3,0907.86%
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Carson City, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carson City, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,79626,7967,244
Hispanic7,1994,683722
Other Race2,4561,535150
Asian1,1721,053508
Native American88571482
Black731509102
Multiple Races71058598
Islander3232

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 43.34%.

Carson City, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,753$40,105$31,991
Less Than High School$26,439$30,566$22,995
High School Grad$32,198$36,010$29,459
Some College$37,375$41,904$31,398
Bachelors Degree$46,120$48,824$44,498
Graduate Degree$63,904$63,380$65,357

$36,753

Average Earnings

$40,105

Average Male

$31,991

Average Female

Carson City, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carson City, Nevada Language by Age

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Carson City, Nevada Language

77.42% of Carson City, Nevada residents speak only English, while 22.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.87% of the population.

Carson City, Nevada Language

Carson City, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,3593,58610.14%
Hispanic12,8111,74313.61%
Other4,41757913.11%
Multiple1,30026320.23%
Native1,15619516.87%
Black83010112.17%
Asian1,440624.31%

11.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.06%

Male Poverty Rate

12.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carson City, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carson City, Nevada is Multiple, with 20.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carson City, Nevada is Asian, with 4.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.78%.

Carson City, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.80%
High School12.40%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%

Carson City, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.95%
Male Unemployed17.29%
Female Employed7.77%
Male Employed3.31%

Carson City, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carson City, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,718$75,267
Families$71,821$90,332
Married Families$85,446$102,751
Non Families$33,284$45,401
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Income by Household Type

Carson City, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Carson City, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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Carson City, Nevada 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 45-54.

Carson City, Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Carson City, Nevada Marital Status

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4,370

Number of Veterans

4,167

Male Veterans

203

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,833
First Gulf War683
Korea471
Second Gulf War439
World War II125

Carson City, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,342
75+1,136
55 to 641,005
35 to 54604
18 to 34283

Carson City, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,02910.96%
Hispanic1802.05%
Indian16415.97%
2 or More729.24%
Other431.53%
Black374.13%
Asian211.72%
Hawaiian411.11%

Carson City, Nevada Veterans by Race

Carson City, Nevada Veterans by Education

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7.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carson City, Nevada Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Carson City, Nevada Employment by Age

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Carson City, Nevada Employment by Race

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Carson City, Nevada 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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29.31%

Born in Nevada

87.30%

Native Born

12.70%

Foreign Born

7.06%

Non Citizen

5.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.30% of Carson City, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 29.31% having been born in Nevada. 7.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carson City, Nevada 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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