Nye County, Nevada Population 2024

57,660

Nye County, Nevada's estimated 2024 population is 57,660 with a growth rate of 2.6% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nye County, Nevada is the 4th largest county in Nevada. The 2010 population was 43,848 and has seen a growth of 31.5% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202964,9651,4612.3%
202863,5041,4612.35%
202762,0431,4612.41%
202660,5821,4612.47%
202559,1211,4612.53%
202457,6601,4612.6%
202356,1991,4612.67%
202254,7381,4612.74%
202153,2771,3172.53%
202051,9605,11510.92%
201946,8451,5173.35%
201845,3281,2822.91%
201744,0467511.73%
201643,2952870.67%
201543,0081310.31%
201442,877-28-0.07%
201342,905-699-1.6%
201243,604-377-0.86%
201143,9811330.3%
201043,848
199017,7818,73396.52%
19809,0483,44961.6%
19705,5991,22528.01%
19604,3741,27341.05%
19503,101-505-14%
19403,606-383-9.6%
19303,989-2,515-38.67%
19206,504-1,009-13.43%
19107,5136,373559.04%
19001,140-150-11.63%
18901,290-585-31.2%
18801,87578872.49%
18701,087-63,878-98.33%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.6% (1,461)
County Website
Nye County
State
Nevada
County Seat
2010 Population
43,848
Area
18182 mi²
Density
3 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
31.5% (13,812)
Founded
1864

Nye County, Nevada Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39,99177.36%
Two or more races5,0919.85%
Other race3,5626.89%
Black or African American1,2282.38%
Asian1,0051.94%
Native American5901.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2310.45%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nye County, Nevada Population by Race

Nye County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2024

Nye County, Nevada Median Age

52.9

Total

52.2

Male

53.5

Female

Nye County, Nevada Adults

There are 43,089 adults, (15,809 of whom are seniors) in Nye County, Nevada.

Nye County, Nevada Age Dependency

89.5

Age Dependency Ratio

58

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Nye County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female25,40849.15%
Male26,29050.85%

Nye County, Nevada Population by Age

Nye County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All21,8472.3375.124.9
Married10,2752.898515
Non Family8,5221.3268.631.4
Female1,7413.4259.340.7
Male1,3093.1660.839.2
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2.83

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nye County, Nevada Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 91.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 24.24%.

Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,040

Average Earnings

$46,754

Average Male

$32,937

Average Female

Nye County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nye County, Nevada Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nye County, Nevada Language

88.13% of Nye County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 11.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.76% of the population.

Nye County, Nevada Language

Nye County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36,3705,51915.17%
Hispanic8,0191,34116.72%
Other3,32172321.77%
Multiple4,97258611.79%
Black1,08722921.07%
Asian97711912.18%
Native5667513.25%
Islander2292812.23%
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15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.58%

Male Poverty Rate

16.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nye County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Other, with 21.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Multiple, with 11.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.91%.

Nye County, Nevada Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.86%
High School15.79%
Some College11.21%
Bachelors or Greater9.94%
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Nye County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.32%
Female Unemployed21.74%
Female Employed8.07%
Male Employed6.98%
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Nye County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nye County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Nye County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nye County, Nevada Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7,057

Number of Veterans

6,382

Male Veterans

675

Female Veterans

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Nye County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Nye County, Nevada Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nye County, Nevada Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nye County, Nevada Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

20.73%

Born in Nye County, Nevada

92.26%

Native Born

7.74%

Foreign Born

3.34%

Non Citizen

4.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.26% of Nye County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 20.73% having been born in Nevada. 3.34% 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

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