Carson City (city) County NV Information


Carson City (city) County Subdivisions

Carson City (city) County NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 54,997
Population in Households 52,143
Population in Familes 40,131
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,854
Population Density1 380
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 21,692
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 13,442
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,163 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,529 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,135 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $241,921
Average Home Value $274,669


Median Household Income $50,637
Average Household Income $63,981
Per Capita Income $27,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.14%
Households 0.2% 0.17%
Families 0.16% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Carson City (city) County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carson City (city) County to the other 17 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 82nd
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 5 76th
Median Household Income # 10 47th
Per Capita Income # 7 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.