Population Demographics

  • The population of Nevada is 2,700,551, making it the 36th most populated state.
  • The state's residents are 50.5% men and 49.5% women.
  • The top three races (in population) are: White [66.2%], Hispanic [26.5%] and Black or African American [8.1%].
  • 84.3% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 20.2% have college degrees.
  • 80.7% of people in Nevada were born U.S. citizens, while 19.3% were born outside of the country.
  • 48.6% of people in Nevada are single and 51.4% are married.

» More about the Nevada Population including race, age and gender data.


  • The poverty rate for Nevada is 10.4%.
  • The median worker income in Nevada is $31,041.
  • Typical commute times differ throughout the state. However, overall 60.9% of works commute under 25 mins daily, 28.9% commute 25-45 mins, and 10.2% have a commute greater than 45 minutes.
  • As of the last census, the Nevada unemployment rate of 9.0% was worse than the 7.9% national average.
  • Nevada workers work 39/hrs per week on average.

» More about the Nevada economy including unemployment and income trends.


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Largest Cities in America

New York, NY

Population: 8,175,133

Avg. Income: $33,260

Los Angeles, CA

Population: 3,792,621

Avg. Income: $25,922

Chicago, IL

Population: 2,695,598

Avg. Income: $29,913

Houston, TX

Population: 2,099,451

Avg. Income: $25,358

Philadelphia, PA

Population: 1,526,006

Avg. Income: $27,856