Reno demographics profile

StatisticRenoNevadaNational
Population237,1212,839,172318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,1822591
Median age35.337.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%51%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English74%70%79%
Speak Spanish18%21%13%
Reno, NV has a population of 237,121 and is the 88th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,182 per sq mi which is 8647% higher than the Nevada average and 2309% higher than the national average. The median age in Reno is 35 which is approximately 6% lower than the Nevada average of 38. In Reno, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 74% speak English and 18% speak Spanish. 31% of Reno residents were born in Nevada, 51% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Reno is 8647% higher than Nevada.
  • The median age in Reno is 6% lower than Nevada.
  • In Reno 78.45% of the population is White.
  • In Reno 2.59% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Reno 6.53% of the population is Asian.

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Reno population breakdown by race

RaceRenoNevadaNational
White78.45%68.09%73.35%
Black or African American2.59%8.58%12.63%
Asian6.53%7.84%5.22%
American Indian1.09%1.12%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.77%0.65%0.18%
Mixed race4.38%4.54%3.06%
Other race6.19%9.18%4.75%
In Reno, 25.1% 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 Reno, NV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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