Carson City demographics profile

StatisticCarson CityNevadaNational
Population54,4122,839,172318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3762591
Median age43.137.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%51%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%44%43%
Speak English80%70%79%
Speak Spanish16%21%13%
Carson City, NV has a population of 54,412 and is the 743rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 376 per sq mi which is 1408% higher than the Nevada average and 315% higher than the national average. The median age in Carson City is 43 which is approximately 15% higher than the Nevada average of 38. In Carson City, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 28% of Carson City residents were born in Nevada, 60% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Carson City is 1408% higher than Nevada.
  • The median age in Carson City is 15% higher than Nevada.
  • In Carson City 81.63% of the population is White.
  • In Carson City 1.08% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Carson City 3.04% of the population is Asian.

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Carson City population breakdown by race

RaceCarson CityNevadaNational
White81.63%68.09%73.35%
Black or African American1.08%8.58%12.63%
Asian3.04%7.84%5.22%
American Indian2.60%1.12%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.26%0.65%0.18%
Mixed race2.89%4.54%3.06%
Other race8.51%9.18%4.75%
In Carson City, 22.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Carson City, NV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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