Douglas County, Nevada Population 2021

Douglas County, Nevada's estimated population is 49,737 with a growth rate of 0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Nevada is the null largest county in Nevada. The 2010 Population was 47,037 and has seen a growth of 5.74% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202149,7374160.84%
202049,3214160.85%
201948,9054160.86%
201848,4894590.96%
201748,0301960.41%
201647,8344300.91%
201547,404310.07%
201447,3734380.93%
201346,935250.05%
201246,910-61-0.13%
201146,971-66-0.14%
201047,03719,40070.20%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.84%
County Website
State
Founded
1861
County Seat
2010 Population
47,037
Growth Since 2010
5.74%
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Douglas County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,90489.14%
Some Other Race1,5203.16%
Two or More Races1,3622.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native9511.98%
Asian8791.83%
Black or African American3640.76%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1520.32%
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Douglas County, Nevada Population By Race

Douglas County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2021

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Douglas County, Nevada Median Age

52


Total

51


Male

52.7


Female

Douglas County, Nevada Adults

There are 39,961 adults, (13,191 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Nevada.

Douglas County, Nevada Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Mujer

23,963

49.79%

Masculino

24,169

50.21%

Douglas County, Nevada Population by Age

Douglas County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Douglas County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All71.4%28.6%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Mujer55.2%44.8%
Masculino54%46%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Douglas County, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7412.3171.4
Married11,5042.7481.3
Non Family6,5331.2360.8
Mujer1,8493.1355.2
Masculino8552.9754

2.73

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Douglas County, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7922.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,7294.66%
High School Graduate9,04324.38%
Some College10,41728.08%
Associates Degree4,19711.31%
Bachelors Degree6,85918.49%
Graduate Degree4,05910.94%
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Douglas County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Douglas County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31,39930,0669,920
Hispanic3,6012,595535
Other Race930591135
2+ Races709667183
Asian636617200
Native American61851270
Black25221951
Islander1341347

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 white people with a rate of 31.59%.

Douglas County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$37,953$45,914$32,503
Less Than 9th Grade$23,205$30,644$15,893
High School Graduate$33,221$39,922$30,249
Some College$35,770$39,953$32,364
Bachelors Degree$46,046$62,594$35,673
Graduate Degree$65,515$72,838$61,875

$37,953

Average Earnings

$45,914

Average Male

$32,503

Average Female

Douglas County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, Nevada Language by Age

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Douglas County, Nevada Language

89.26% of Douglas County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 10.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.74% of the population.

Douglas County, Nevada Language

Douglas County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,6742,9127.53%
Hispanic6,03481113.44%
Other1,50544329.44%
Native94625927.38%
Multiple1,35214510.72%
Asian879495.57%
Black357174.76%
Islander152127.89%

8.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.29%

Male Poverty Rate

9.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nevada is Other, with 29.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Nevada is Black, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Douglas County, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.93%
Some College8.27%
High School8.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%

Douglas County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.64%
Male Unemployed20.20%
Female Employed5.39%
Male Employed4.84%

Douglas County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Douglas County, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,810$89,303
Families$77,796$102,137
Married Families$84,839-
Non Families$43,158$58,088
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Income by Household Type

Douglas County, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Douglas County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Douglas County, Nevada Marital Status

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5,364

Number of Veterans

5,106

Male Veterans

258

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,496
Second Gulf War767
First Gulf War764
Korea438
World War II180

Douglas County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,815
75+1,415
55 to 64910
35 to 54791
18 to 34433

Douglas County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,98913.80%
Hispanic3418.06%
2+ Races15318.75%
Other Race938.45%
Native American466.40%
Asian436.06%
Black3712.98%
Islander32.11%

Douglas County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Douglas County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Nevada Employment by Age

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Douglas County, Nevada Employment by Race

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Douglas 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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17.96%

Born in Douglas County, Nevada

92.59%

Native Born

7.41%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

4.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.59% of Douglas County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 17.96% having been born in Nevada. 3.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Douglas 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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