Nevada PopulationNevada (U.S. state abbreviation is 'NV') is the western state of United States, bordered by Oregon and Idaho to the north, Utah to the east, California to the west and south, Arizona to the south-west. The state name Nevada comes from Sierra Nevada, a Spanish term meaning snow covered mountain range. Carson city is the state capital of Nevada, other top cities of Nevada are Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Reno, Sparks and Sunrise Manor. Nevada population in 2023 is estimated to be 3.2 million, ranks 33rd populous state in US. Nevada is the seventh largest state with 110,577 square miles(286,382 sq km) in the United States. Nevada is popular for hot springs with more than 300 occurring naturally. Nevada has moderate crime rate among the other states.
Image Source: People gathering in Reno at Northern Nevada, Apr 2017
- Population by Race
- Top Cities of Nevada
- Population Pyramid
- Counties of Nevada
July 1, 2020
Nevada Population by Race
According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Nevada by race are, 67.06% are White Americans, 8.7% are Black Americans, 28.20% are Hispanic/Latino, 8% are Asians, 0.6% are NHPI, 1% are AIAN.
White population in Nevada are 1,936,453, percentage wise 67.06 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).
Black population in Nevada are 253,013, percentage wise 8.76 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Nevada, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Nevada are 232,502, percentage wise 8.05 percent are asians, out of these 13,252 are Asian Indians, 34,645 are Chinese, 121,410 are Filipinos, 10,824 are Japanese, 14,867 are Korean, 11,935 are Vietnamese and 25,569 are other Asian nationals. 1,062 Bangladeshi, 127 Bhutanese, 852 Burmese, 1,475 Cambodian, 2,472 Laotian, 773 Sri Lankan, 118 Malaysian, 95 Mongolian, 21 Okinawan, 1,420 Pakistani, 1,042 Taiwanese, 6,639 Thai, 197 Hmong, 694 Nepalese.
Hispanic population in Nevada are 814,305. Percentage wise 28.20 percent are hispanics, out of these 618,822 are Mexican people, 27,113 are Puerto Ricans, 28,758 are Cubans, and 139,612 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander are 19,019 people, 7,432 are Native Hawaiian, 4,034 Guamanian or Chamorro, 4,174 Samoan. American Indian and Alaska Native are 32,426, 1,632 Cherokee tribals, 419 Chippewa tribal group, 1,930 Navajo, 706 Sioux tribal groups.
|Black or African American||253,013||8.76%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||32,426||1.123%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||1,632||0.057%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||419||0.015%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||1,930||0.067%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||706||0.024%|
|Other Asian Population||25,569|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||19,019||0.66%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||4,034||0.140%|
|Other Pacific Islander||3,379|
|Some other race||279,977|
|Hispanic or Latino||814,305||28.20%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||139,612|
Top Cities of Nevada
|4||North Las Vegas||245,949|
Nevada Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Nevada by age is 2,887,725, out of these 1,450,091 are male, 1,437,634 are female, The sex ratio of Nevada is 1,009. The Nevada population by age are, under 15 years is 558,143, 15 years and over is 2,329,582, 30 years and over is 1,756,194, 65 years and over is 420,330 and 85 years and over is 39,296. 50.22 percent are male, 49.78 percent are female, 19.33 percent are under 15 years old, 80.67 percent are 15 years and over, 60.82 percent are 30 years and over, 14.56 percent are 65 years and over, 1.36 percent are 85 years and over.
Languages spoken in NV
European language speakers are 4,098 Italian, 3,840 Portuguese, 8,375 German, 7,970 French (including Cajun), 1,390 speak Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or other West Germanic languages. 1,602 speak Greek, 4,902 Russian, 1,889 Polish, 3,594 Serbo-Croatian, 4,007 Ukrainian or other Slavic languages and 3,264 Armenian.
Asian Indian languages speakers include 865 speak Gujarati, 3,599 Hindi, 1,567 Urdu, 1,984 Punjabi, 964 Telugu, 817 Tamil, 900 Malayalam/Kannada, or other Dravidian languages. 1,220 Bengali, 2,158 Nepali/Marathi, or other Indic languages, 3,900 Other Indo-European languages.
Austronesian languages include 9,680 speak Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or other Austronesian languages, 535 Haitian, 5,698 Arabic, 2,417 Hebrew, 4,416 Persian (including Farsi, Dari).
African languages include 10,534 Amharic, Somali, or other Afro-Asiatic languages, 1,001 Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or other languages of Western Africa, 1,575 Swahili or other languages of Central, Eastern, and Southern Africa.
People from Mid and East Asia speak, 28,617 Chinese (including Mandarin, Cantonese), 6,301 Japanese, 11,739 Korean, 80 Hmong, 9,055 Vietnamese, 1,084 Khmer, 7,632 Thai/Lao, or other Tai-Kadai languages, 79,449 Tagalog (including Filipino), 1,794 speak other languages of Asia.
Native languages include 810 speak Navajo, 1,917 Other Native languages of North America.
|Speak only English||1,881,829||69.53|
Nevada state High school and College level education stats as per table below.
|Population 18 to 24 years||249,700||128,181||121,519|
|Less than high school graduate||43,844||25,181||18,663|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||91,382||50,919||40,463|
|Some college or associates degree||101,232||47,044||54,188|
|Bachelors degree or higher||13,242||5,037||8,205|
|Population 25 years and over||1,968,023||979,456||988,567|
|Less than 9th grade||116,412||58,118||58,294|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||162,406||82,543||79,863|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||556,851||282,956||273,895|
|Some college, no degree||506,805||251,455||255,350|
|Graduate or professional degree||159,510||80,194||79,316|
|High school graduate or higher||1,042,335||528,946||513,389|
|Bachelors degree or higher||316,432||164,864||151,568|
|Black or African||160,803||79,193||81,610|
|High school graduate or higher||142,217||69,964||72,253|
|Bachelors degree or higher||27,605||11,817||15,788|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||21,469||10,302||11,167|
|High school graduate or higher||17,764||8,481||9,283|
|Bachelors degree or higher||2,203||1,013||1,190|
|High school graduate or higher||156,499||67,744||88,755|
|Bachelors degree or higher||66,131||28,344||37,787|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||12,099||6,222||5,877|
|High school graduate or higher||10,833||5,431||5,402|
|Bachelors degree or higher||1,499||607||892|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||446,097||225,849||220,248|
|High school graduate or higher||285,853||142,790||143,063|
|Bachelors degree or higher||41,680||19,350||22,330|
Nevada state disability statistics as per table below:
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||370,381|
|Black or African American||34,450|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||5,808|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||2,349|
|Some other race||26,330|
|With a hearing difficulty||116,617|
|With a vision difficulty||91,018|
|With a cognitive difficulty||129,861|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||196,264|
|With a self-care difficulty||71,616|
|With an independent living difficulty||119,863|
Counties of Nevada
As on 2017 census estimates, Nevada state is divided into 16 counties and 1 City, Clark is the populous County with 2,231,647, followed by Clark County with 2,231,647, Lyon County with 55,808, and Carson City population is 55,414.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|White Pine County||9,599||9,475||-1.3||10||10|
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