Douglas County, Nevada Population 2020

Douglas County, Nevada's estimated population is 49,365 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Nevada is the 6th largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202049,3654490.92%
201948,9164490.93%
201848,4674490.94%
201748,0181700.36%
201647,8484240.89%
201547,424420.09%
201447,3824440.95%
201346,938270.06%
201246,911-58-0.12%
201146,969-65-0.14%
201047,03419,39770.18%
199027,6378,21642.30%
198019,42112,539182.20%
19706,8823,40197.70%
19603,4811,45271.56%
19502,029-27-1.31%
19402,05621611.74%
19301,840150.82%
19201,825-70-3.69%
19101,89536123.53%
19001,534-17-1.10%
18901,551-30-1.90%
18801,58136630.12%
18701,2150.00%

Douglas County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,69589.27%
Some Other Race1,5773.30%
Two or More Races1,3892.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0162.12%
Asian6861.43%
Black or African American3120.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1530.32%

Douglas County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

Douglas County, Nevada Median Age

51.5


Total

50.2


Male

52.4


Female

Douglas County, Nevada Adults

There are 39,493 adults, (12,611 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Nevada.

Douglas County, Nevada Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

23,726

49.61%

Male

24,102

50.39%

Douglas County, Nevada Households and Families

Douglas County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Douglas County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Female52.3%47.7%
Male42.7%57.3%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,5792.3169.9
Married11,1182.7581.4
Non Family6,5631.2459.5
Female1,9133.0552.3
Male9853.0642.7

2.74

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Douglas County, Nevada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8732.39%
9th to 12th Grade1,4113.86%
High School Graduate8,79724.08%
Some College10,65429.16%
Associates Degree4,24911.63%
Bachelors Degree6,54517.91%
Graduate Degree4,00710.97%

Douglas County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,04429,9569,781
Hispanic3,4532,398418
Other Race95658282
Multiple Races727703182
Native American62057073
Asian516494103
Black22217940
Islander1251124

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,464$43,529$31,401
Less Than High School$21,606$30,536$13,889
High School Grad$33,244$36,281$30,707
Some College$34,716$39,910$31,030
Bachelors Degree$44,010$62,075$30,895
Graduate Degree$61,616$64,912$49,844

$36,464

Average Earnings

$43,529

Average Male

$31,401

Average Female

Douglas County, Nevada Language

Douglas County, Nevada Language by Age

Douglas County, Nevada Language

89.16% of Douglas County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 10.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.64% of the population.

Douglas County, Nevada Poverty

Douglas County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,5213,0067.80%
Hispanic5,91391615.49%
Other1,55842627.34%
Native1,01236836.36%
Multiple1,3741249.02%
Asian686273.94%
Black295227.46%
Islander15395.88%

9.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.55%

Male Poverty Rate

10.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nevada is Native, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nevada is Asian, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.77%
High School8.64%
Some College8.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.60%
Male Unemployed18.88%
Female Employed5.23%
Male Employed4.13%

Douglas County, Nevada Income

Douglas County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,503$83,601
Families$74,741$95,544
Married Families$81,183-
Non Families$42,871$54,506

Douglas County, Nevada Marital Status

Douglas County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

Douglas 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 55-64.

Douglas County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Douglas County, Nevada Veterans

5,181

Number of Veterans

4,958

Male Veterans

223

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,450
First Gulf War710
Second Gulf War591
Korea564
World War II167
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,761
75+1,399
55 to 64963
35 to 54777
18 to 34281
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,83213.49%
Hispanic3087.51%
2 or More13315.78%
Indian759.84%
Other646.08%
Asian366.39%
Black2710.76%
Hawaiian149.46%

$Douglas County, Nevada Veterans by Education

3.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Nevada Employment Status

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Nevada 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

17.43%

Born in Nevada

92.43%

Native Born

7.57%

Foreign Born

3.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.43% of Douglas County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 17.43% having been born in Nevada. 3.65% 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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