Nye County, Nevada Population 2020

Nye County, Nevada's estimated population is 44,051 with a growth rate of 1.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nye County, Nevada is the 7th largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201845,3461,2952.94%
201744,0517621.76%
201643,2893010.70%
201542,9881370.32%
201442,851-25-0.06%
201342,876-712-1.63%
201243,588-384-0.87%
201143,9721280.29%
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%

How Many People Live in Nye County, Nevada?

44,051

Nye County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,29083.03%
Some Other Race3,3347.63%
Two or More Races1,4833.39%
Black or African American1,0532.41%
Asian7281.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native6511.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1660.38%

Nye County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

Nye County, Nevada Median Age

52.7


Total

52.1


Male

53.4


Female

Nye County, Nevada Adults

There are 36,248 adults, (12,644 of whom are seniors) in Nye County, Nevada.

Nye County, Nevada Age Dependency

85.2

Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Nye County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

21,462

49.11%

Male

22,243

50.89%

Nye County, Nevada Households and Families

Nye County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nye County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All71%29%
Female65.4%34.6%
Male64%36%
Non Family62.2%37.8%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,6682.3171
Married8,6932.9480.3
Non Family7,6531.2862.2
Female1,4603.4965.4
Male8623.1964

2.93

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nye County, Nevada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2223.61%
9th to 12th Grade3,59410.63%
High School Graduate12,47536.89%
Some College9,35427.66%
Associates Degree3,2859.71%
Bachelors Degree2,8488.42%
Graduate Degree1,0423.08%

Nye County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,07523,9253,399
Hispanic3,6852,353247
Other Race1,8341,13015
Multiple Races93475097
Black93085553
Asian62859365
Native American56549129
Islander162162

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 12.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,221$38,079$25,960
Less Than High School$22,363$33,134$16,990
High School Grad$32,260$40,600$22,630
Some College$32,593$36,000$26,802
Bachelors Degree$44,281$37,143$48,992
Graduate Degree$58,789$76,635$50,913

$33,221

Average Earnings

$38,079

Average Male

$25,960

Average Female

Nye County, Nevada Language

Nye County, Nevada Language by Age

Nye County, Nevada Language

88.68% of Nye County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 11.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.22% of the population.

Nye County, Nevada Poverty

Nye County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,1974,93514.87%
Hispanic6,1741,42923.15%
Other3,28766020.08%
Multiple1,43424717.22%
Black99221321.47%
Native65113620.89%
Asian724588.01%

16.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.47%

Male Poverty Rate

17.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nye County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Hispanic, with 23.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nye County, Nevada is Asian, with 8.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.35%
High School16.50%
Some College12.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.61%
Male Unemployed52.82%
Male Employed7.75%
Female Employed5.06%

Nye County, Nevada Income

Nye County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,711$56,101
Families$56,150$64,607
Married Families$59,659-
Non Families$28,139$41,405

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Nye County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Nye County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Nye County, Nevada Veterans

5,658

Number of Veterans

5,244

Male Veterans

414

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,776
First Gulf War661
Korea619
Second Gulf War302
World War II169
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,25217.10%
Hispanic3287.64%
2 or More10711.12%
Other1034.55%
Black768.10%
Hawaiian4628.40%
Indian457.87%
Asian294.52%

$Nye County, Nevada Veterans by Education

8.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nye County, Nevada Employment Status

43.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.8%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nye 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

19.81%

Born in Nevada

92.74%

Native Born

7.26%

Foreign Born

4.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.74% of Nye County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 19.81% having been born in Nevada. 4.06% 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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