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.