Fernley demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1572591
Median age40.037.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%51%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English86%70%79%
Speak Spanish11%21%13%
Fernley, NV has a population of 19,228 and is the 2,262nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 157 per sq mi which is 529% higher than the Nevada average and 73% higher than the national average. The median age in Fernley is 40 which is approximately 7% higher than the Nevada average of 38. In Fernley, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 28% of Fernley residents were born in Nevada, 65% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Fernley is 529% higher than Nevada.
  • The median age in Fernley is 7% higher than Nevada.
  • In Fernley 84.50% of the population is White.
  • In Fernley 1.29% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fernley 1.48% of the population is Asian.

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Fernley population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.29%8.58%12.63%
American Indian1.57%1.12%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.65%0.18%
Mixed race5.27%4.54%3.06%
Other race5.83%9.18%4.75%
In Fernley, 17.8% 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 Fernley, NV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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