StatisticNevada CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,42625691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Nevada City is 457% 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
  • In Nevada City 1.76% of the population is Asian

Compare Nevada City, CA Demographics


      Nevada City population breakdown by race

      RaceNevada CityCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Nevada City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Nevada City, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).