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.