Clark County, Nevada Population 2021

Clark County, Nevada's estimated population is 2,347,920 with a growth rate of 1.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clark County, Nevada is the null largest county in Nevada. The 2010 Population was 1,952,590 and has seen a growth of 20.25% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,347,92040,6001.76%
20202,307,32040,6001.79%
20192,266,72040,6001.82%
20182,226,12044,4802.04%
20172,181,64042,8002.00%
20162,138,84042,1202.01%
20152,096,72043,5902.12%
20142,053,13035,9401.78%
20132,017,19027,9701.41%
20121,989,22027,3001.39%
20111,961,9209,3300.48%
20101,952,5901,211,131163.34%
1990741,459278,37260.11%
1980463,087189,79969.45%
1970273,288146,272115.16%
1960127,01678,727163.03%
195048,28931,875194.19%
194016,4147,88292.38%
19308,5323,67375.59%
19204,8591,53846.31%
19103,3210.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.76%
County Website
State
Founded
July 1, 1909[1]
County Seat
2010 Population
1,952,590
Growth Since 2010
20.25%
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Clark County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,312,65260.16%
Black or African American255,17411.69%
Some Other Race249,92111.45%
Asian212,3859.73%
Two or More Races116,7725.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native18,6930.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16,4070.75%
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Clark County, Nevada Population By Race

Clark County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2021

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Clark County, Nevada Median Age

37.3


Total

36.6


Male

38


Female

Clark County, Nevada Adults

There are 1,671,550 adults, (315,486 of whom are seniors) in Clark County, Nevada.

Clark County, Nevada Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clark County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Mujer

1,092,780

50.08%

Masculino

1,089,230

49.92%

Clark County, Nevada Population by Age

Clark County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clark County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.5%31.5%
All53.8%46.2%
Masculino46.5%53.5%
Non Family43.2%56.8%
Mujer39.3%60.7%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clark County, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All783,5242.7653.8
Married337,3383.4568.5
Non Family284,9301.3443.2
Mujer109,2643.7839.3
Masculino51,9923.8446.5

3.44

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Clark County, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade87,7745.89%
9th to 12th Grade119,4548.02%
High School Graduate424,19828.49%
Some College373,44425.08%
Associates Degree120,0568.06%
Bachelors Degree240,89216.18%
Graduate Degree123,3408.28%
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Clark County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clark County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White728,845684,211219,319
Hispanic381,459254,70939,924
Black163,915147,04829,236
Asian163,167147,54763,284
Other Race145,83490,34011,945
2+ Races49,96745,30112,349
Native American12,3689,3931,492
Islander10,4619,5041,393

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.78%.

Clark County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$37,266$41,015$33,134
Less Than 9th Grade$27,543$30,448$24,041
High School Graduate$31,749$35,490$28,517
Some College$37,599$42,330$32,686
Bachelors Degree$49,337$56,691$42,741
Graduate Degree$67,222$80,814$59,226

$37,266

Average Earnings

$41,015

Average Male

$33,134

Average Female

Clark County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clark County, Nevada Language by Age

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Clark County, Nevada Language

65.87% of Clark County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 34.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.34% of the population.

Clark County, Nevada Language

Clark County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic671,381118,86617.70%
White923,12884,0749.11%
Black248,36157,80323.27%
Other246,39347,93619.46%
Asian211,39419,3579.16%
Multiple114,97417,10914.88%
Native18,1154,11422.71%
Islander16,1422,80417.37%

13.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.64%

Male Poverty Rate

14.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clark County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Nevada is Black, with 23.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Nevada is White, with 9.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.82%.

Clark County, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.46%
High School13.45%
Some College10.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.04%

Clark County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.47%
Male Unemployed28.87%
Female Employed7.12%
Male Employed5.31%

Clark County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clark County, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,340$80,762
Families$70,114$92,265
Married Families$83,454$107,620
Non Families$38,725$55,707
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Income by Household Type

Clark County, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clark County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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Clark County, Nevada 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 35-44.

Clark County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Clark County, Nevada Marital Status

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142,776

Number of Veterans

128,282

Male Veterans

14,494

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49,764
First Gulf War33,703
Second Gulf War30,166
Korea9,285
World War II3,138

Clark County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7436,636
35 to 5436,194
75+28,837
55 to 6426,854
18 to 3414,255

Clark County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White106,49510.28%
Black18,2499.71%
Hispanic15,3803.36%
Asian7,5344.23%
2+ Races4,6537.45%
Other Race3,7712.17%
Native American1,0707.59%
Islander1,0048.18%

Clark County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Clark County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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7.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clark County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clark County, Nevada Employment by Age

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Clark County, Nevada Employment by Race

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Clark County, 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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25.02%

Born in Clark County, Nevada

77.79%

Native Born

22.21%

Foreign Born

11.12%

Non Citizen

11.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.79% of Clark County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 25.02% having been born in Nevada. 11.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clark County, 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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