Nationwide Claims to Fame

Nevada is 4th out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Nevada is 5th out of 51 other states in Foreign born residents

Nevada is 5th out of 51 other states in Race - Asian

Nevada is 5th out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Nevada is 5th out of 51 other states in Race - Two or More

Nevada is 5th out of 51 other states in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Nevada is 7th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Nevada is 8th out of 51 other states in People per household

Nevada is 11th out of 51 other states in Retail sales per capita

Nevada is 11th out of 51 other states in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Nevada Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Nevada Rank US
Current population (2012) 2,758,931 35th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 109,781.2 7th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 24.6 43rd 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Nevada Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 16th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.1% 17th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.1% 40th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Nevada Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.2% 38th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 22.2% 45th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Nevada Rank US
Race - White 77.1% 35th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 8.9% 24th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.6% 13th 1.2%
Race - Asian 7.9% 5th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% 4th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.8% 5th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 27.3% 5th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 52.9% 46th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Nevada Rank US
Female residents 49.6% 48th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 19.2% 5th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Nevada Rank US
Housing units 1,183,873 34th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.6% 11th 25.9%
Households 986,741 34th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.1% 47th 66.1%
Home median value $225,400 17th $186,200
People per household 2.7 8th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 9,071 32nd 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Nevada Rank US
Income per capita $27,625 21st $27,915
Income per household $55,553 20th $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.9% 28th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Nevada Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 58,777 34th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 1,000,610 33rd 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 221,260 35th 27,092,908
Retail sales $37,433,983 31st $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,579 11th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $28,815,533 5th $613,795,732

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Demographics by County - Nevada

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Demographics by School District - Nevada

Demographics by Congressional District - Nevada