Statewide Claims to Fame

Carson City is 3rd in Nevada out of 34 other cities in Size in square miles

Carson City is 4th in Nevada out of 34 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Carson City is 6th in Nevada out of 12 other cities in Current population (2012)

Carson City is 6th in Nevada out of 12 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Carson City is 7th in Nevada out of 25 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Carson City is 9th in Nevada out of 25 other cities in Retail sales

Carson City is 9th in Nevada out of 34 other cities in Income below poverty line

Carson City is 10th in Nevada out of 34 other cities in Households

Carson City is 10th in Nevada out of 34 other cities in Housing units

Carson City is 11th in Nevada out of 34 other cities in Home median value

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Carson City Rank Nevada US
Current population (2012) 54,838 6th 2,758,931 313,914,040
Size in square miles 144.7 3rd 109,781.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 382.1 23rd 24.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Carson City Rank Nevada US
Residents younger than 5 5.8% 23rd 6.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.4% 24th 24.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.5% 11th 13.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Carson City Rank Nevada US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.1% 18th 84.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.0% 12th 22.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Carson City Rank Nevada US
Race - White 81.1% 18th 77.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.9% 16th 8.9% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.4% 4th 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.1% 17th 7.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 22nd 0.7% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 28th 3.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 21.3% 13th 27.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 70.7% 19th 52.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Carson City Rank Nevada US
Female residents 48.1% 31st 49.6% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.5% 20th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Carson City Rank Nevada US
Housing units 23,534 10th 1,183,873 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.7% 12th 29.6% 25.9%
Households 21,289 10th 986,741 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.0% 21st 59.1% 66.1%
Home median value $244,600 11th $225,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 22nd 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Carson City Rank Nevada US
Income per capita $27,704 14th $27,625 $27,915
Income per household $54,235 19th $55,553 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.4% 9th 12.9% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Carson City Rank Nevada US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 8,470 7th 221,260 27,092,908
Retail sales $991,506 9th $37,433,983 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,025 6th $14,579 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $127,696 13th $28,815,533 $613,795,732

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