Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexCarson CityNevadaNational
Income per capita$32,819$27,253$29,829
Median household income$58,305$53,094$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,915$68,369$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,864$38,963$35,192
Median earnings male$37,497$33,873$36,919
Median earnings female$30,789$26,928$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.9%4.7%
Poverty level10.0%14.9%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Carson City is 10% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Carson City is 5% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Carson City is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Carson City is 34% lower than the national average

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      $38,866 $58,305 $116,610
      $35,392 $53,094 $106,188
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Carson City median earnings by income bracket

      Carson City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%15.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.2%12.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%1.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%15.6%
      Public administration10.6%10.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%5.3%
      Education, health & social services8.9%8.9%

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      Carson City, NV55,244$58,3055.4%

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