Washoe County, Nevada Population 2022

Washoe County, Nevada's estimated population is 493,014 with a growth rate of 1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washoe County, Nevada is the 3rd largest county in Nevada. The 2010 Population was 421,954 and has seen a growth of 16.84% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,0910.00%
18805,6642,57383.24%
18906,43777313.65%
19009,1412,70442.01%
191017,4348,29390.72%
192018,6271,1936.84%
193027,1588,53145.80%
194032,4765,31819.58%
195050,20517,72954.59%
196084,74334,53868.79%
1970121,06836,32542.86%
1980193,62372,55559.93%
1990254,66761,04431.53%
2010421,954167,28765.69%
2011423,9962,0420.48%
2012427,3703,3740.80%
2013431,0833,7130.87%
2014436,3075,2241.21%
2015442,4536,1461.41%
2016449,7237,2701.64%
2017456,6296,9061.54%
2018464,3547,7251.69%
2019471,5197,1651.54%
2020478,6847,1651.52%
2021485,8497,1651.50%
2022493,0147,1651.47%
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Washoe County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White343,87774.08%
Black or African American11,1952.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,1961.55%
Asian25,9355.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,1370.68%
Some Other Race41,9509.04%
Two or More Races30,8926.66%
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Washoe County, Nevada Population by Race

Washoe County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2022

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Washoe County, Nevada Median Age

38.5


Total

37.6


Male

39.4


Female

Washoe County, Nevada Adults

There are 363,743 adults, (75,922 of whom are seniors) in Washoe County, Nevada.

Washoe County, Nevada Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Washoe County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

230,266

49.61%

Male

233,916

50.39%

Washoe County, Nevada Population by Age

Washoe County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washoe County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All57.9%42.1%
Male45.5%54.5%
Female43.3%56.7%
Non Family43.3%56.7%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washoe County, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All186,1162.4657.9
Married85,5533.0974.7
Male10,3633.1945.5
Female19,9893.2243.3
Non Family70,2111.3743.3

3.01

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Washoe County, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,5654.51%
9th to 12th Grade21,3126.61%
High School Graduate76,45723.70%
Some College80,41924.93%
Associates Degree27,7088.59%
Bachelors Degree63,30819.62%
Graduate Degree38,84812.04%
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Washoe County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washoe County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian19,03717,3849,319
White221,415210,59379,325
Black7,5306,9752,059
2+ Races15,28912,7654,096
Islander1,9691,815338
Native American4,7224,047662
Hispanic62,17040,1837,665
Other Race22,79713,0521,769

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.95%.

Washoe County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,321$47,273$36,263
Less Than 9th Grade$28,794$33,223$22,118
High School Graduate$35,291$39,315$30,206
Some College$39,814$46,982$34,757
Bachelors Degree$50,850$60,271$43,239
Graduate Degree$72,294$90,254$60,445

$41,321

Average Earnings

$47,273

Average Male

$36,263

Average Female

Washoe County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washoe County, Nevada Language by Age

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Washoe County, Nevada Language

76.57% of Washoe County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 23.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.08% of the population.

Washoe County, Nevada Language

Washoe County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,8491,93517.84%
Native7,0761,08615.35%
Hispanic113,18216,22914.34%
Multiple30,1773,83712.71%
Islander3,11131410.09%
White285,16826,9369.45%
Asian25,7212,1128.21%
Other6,511NaN%

10.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.24%

Male Poverty Rate

11.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washoe County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washoe County, Nevada is Black, with 17.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washoe County, Nevada is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.57%.

Washoe County, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.21%
High School10.28%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.36%

Washoe County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.16%
Male Unemployed24.19%
Female Employed6.58%
Female Unemployed27.96%

Washoe County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washoe County, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,272$93,384
Families$84,192$110,303
Married Families$97,937$126,721
Non Families$43,707$60,921
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Income by Household Type

Washoe County, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Washoe County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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Washoe 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.

Washoe County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Washoe County, Nevada Marital Status

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31,950

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,049
First Gulf War6,398
Vietnam12,075
Korea2,342
World War II689

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,799
35 to 546,881
55 to 645,888
65 to 749,485
75+6,897

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27,7429.96%
Black91910.20%
Native American4538.32%
Asian9924.71%
Islander1506.75%
Other Race4591.63%
2+ Races1,2356.62%
Hispanic2,4873.25%

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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8.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washoe County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Washoe County, Nevada Employment by Age

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Washoe County, Nevada Employment by Race

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Washoe 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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32.57%

Born in Washoe County, Nevada

85.63%

Native Born

14.37%

Foreign Born

7.37%

Non Citizen

7.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.63% of Washoe County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 32.57% having been born in Nevada. 7.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washoe 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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