Nye County, Nevada Population 2022

Nye County, Nevada's estimated population is 50,534 with a growth rate of 2.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nye County, Nevada is the 8th largest county in Nevada. The 2010 Population was 43,844 and has seen a growth of 15.26% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202250,5341,3372.72%
202149,1971,3372.79%
202047,8601,3372.87%
201946,5231,3372.96%
201845,1861,2092.75%
201743,9777291.69%
201643,2482820.66%
201542,9661260.29%
201442,840-29-0.07%
201342,869-716-1.64%
201243,585-391-0.89%
201143,9761320.30%
201043,84426,063146.58%
199017,7818,73396.52%
19809,0483,44961.60%
19705,5991,22528.01%
19604,3741,27341.05%
19503,101-505-14.00%
19403,606-383-9.60%
19303,989-2,515-38.67%
19206,504-1,009-13.43%
19107,5136,373559.04%
19001,140-150-11.63%
18901,290-585-31.20%
18801,87578872.49%
18701,0870.00%
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Nye County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,85883.05%
Some Other Race3,3277.50%
Two or More Races1,5823.56%
Black or African American8461.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native7861.77%
Asian7451.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2360.53%
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Nye County, Nevada Population by Race

Nye County, Nevada Population Pyramid $2022

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Nye County, Nevada Median Age

53.1


Total

52.6


Male

53.4


Female

Nye County, Nevada Adults

There are 36,784 adults, (13,173 of whom are seniors) in Nye County, Nevada.

Nye County, Nevada Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nye County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

21,837

49.20%

Male

22,543

50.80%

Nye County, Nevada Population by Age

Nye County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nye County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male58%42%
Female61.2%38.8%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
All70.8%29.2%
Married81.1%18.9%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nye County, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0882.370.8
Married8,5902.981.1
Non Family7,9321.2763.1
Female1,6573.5361.2
Male9093.3758

2.92

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Nye County, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3093.83%
9th to 12th Grade3,43310.06%
High School Graduate13,29738.95%
Some College9,28027.18%
Associates Degree3,1549.24%
Bachelors Degree2,4807.26%
Graduate Degree1,1883.48%
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Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White27,46024,2853,181
Hispanic3,6682,381212
Other Race1,6781,02427
Black840736115
2+ Races76266358
Native American70065133
Asian60355669
Islander236222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 13.69%.

Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,655$44,819$25,631
Less Than 9th Grade$32,292$44,078$20,179
High School Graduate$33,750$42,229$22,699
Some College$32,331$48,438$24,906
Bachelors Degree$40,729$36,389$45,125
Graduate Degree$61,397$85,694$45,288

$34,655

Average Earnings

$44,819

Average Male

$25,631

Average Female

Nye County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nye County, Nevada Language by Age

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Nye County, Nevada Language

88.77% of Nye County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 11.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.75% of the population.

Nye County, Nevada Language

Nye County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,4175,44516.29%
Hispanic6,3921,20818.90%
Other619NaN%
Native78122628.94%
Multiple1,53417611.47%
Asian7419012.15%
Black804374.60%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.21%

Male Poverty Rate

18.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nye County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Native, with 28.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Multiple, with 11.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Nye County, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.19%
High School16.51%
Some College13.68%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

Nye County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.74%
Male Unemployed46.27%
Female Employed7.31%
Male Employed6.99%

Nye County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nye County, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,300$57,141
Families$56,667$65,150
Married Families$61,629-
Non Families$29,849$43,747
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Income by Household Type

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Nye County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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Nye 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.

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

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5,864

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,945
First Gulf War642
Korea571
Second Gulf War426
World War II227

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,362
75+1,728
55 to 641,049
35 to 54591
18 to 34134

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,46117.45%
Hispanic3317.40%
Other Race1255.59%
Black829.69%
2+ Races637.59%
Islander5925.00%
Native American456.36%
Asian294.57%

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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42.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.8%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Nye County, Nevada Employment by Age

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Nye County, Nevada Employment by Race

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Nye 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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20.55%

Born in Nye County, Nevada

92.77%

Native Born

7.23%

Foreign Born

4.04%

Non Citizen

3.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.77% of Nye County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 20.55% having been born in Nevada. 4.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nye 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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