Nevada City demographics profile

StatisticNevada CityCaliforniaNational
Population3,11738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,42623291
Median age50.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1821%46%43%
Speak English88%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%
Nevada City, CA has a population of 3,117 and is the 8,612th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,426 per sq mi which is 514% higher than the California average and 1474% higher than the national average. The median age in Nevada City is 51 which is approximately 41% higher than the California average of 36. In Nevada City, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 61% of Nevada City residents were born in California, 31% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Nevada City is 514% higher than California.
  • The median age in Nevada City is 41% higher than California.
  • In Nevada City 88.10% of the population is White.
  • In Nevada City 1.86% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Nevada City 1.76% of the population is Asian.

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Nevada City population breakdown by race

RaceNevada CityCaliforniaNational
White88.10%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American1.86%5.85%12.63%
Asian1.76%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.19%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race6.16%4.62%3.06%
Other race1.92%13.28%4.75%
In Nevada City, 9.9% 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 Nevada City, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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