Demographics

Carson City, Nevada boasts an array of outdoor adventures, fine restaurants, challenging golf courses, historical attractions, museums, gaming opportunities and a plethora of events and entertainment. Visitors will find plenty of exciting activities and experiences to choose from. The heart of the action–Carson City is nestled just minutes from world famous Lake Tahoe, electrifying Reno, historic Virginia City and the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range.


    People QuickFacts
  • Population, 2012 estimate
  • Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base
  • Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012
  • Population, 2010
  • Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011
  • Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011
  • Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011
  • Female persons, percent, 2011
  • White persons, percent, 2011 (a)
  • Black persons, percent, 2011 (a)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2011 (a)
  • Asian persons, percent, 2011 (a)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, percent, 2011 (a)
  • Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2011
  • Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2011 (b)
  • White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011
  • Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011
  • Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011
  • Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011
  • High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011
  • Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011
  • Veterans, 2007-2011
  • Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-2011
  • Housing units, 2011
  • Homeownership rate, 2007-2011
  • Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011
  • Households, 2007-2011
  • Persons per household, 2007-2011
  • Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars), 2007-2011
  • Median household income, 2007-2011
  • Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011
    Carson City
  • 54,838
  • 55,274
  • -0.8%
  • 55,274
  • 5.8%
  • 21.2%
  • 17.0%
  • 48.2%
  • 90.1%
  • 2.2%
  • 2.6%
  • 2.3%
  • 0.3%
  • 2.6%
  • 22.0%
  • 69.9%
  • 80.7%
  • 11.5%
  • 18.7%
  • 87.1%
  • 21.0%
  • 6,753
  • 17.0
  • 23,566
  • 61.0%
  • 25.7%
  • $244,600
  • 21,289
  • 2.54
  • $27,704
  • $54,235
  • 14.4%
    Nevada
  • 2,758,931
  • 2,700,552
  • 2.2%
  • 2,700,551
  • 6.8%
  • 24.4%
  • 12.5%
  • 49.5%
  • 77.7%
  • 8.6%
  • 1.6%
  • 7.7%
  • 0.7%
  • 3.7%
  • 27.1%
  • 53.6%
  • 78.2%
  • 19.2%
  • 28.5%
  • 84.2%
  • 22.2%
  • 230,942
  • 23.6
  • 1,183,873
  • 59.1%
  • 29.6%
  • $225,400
  • 986,741
  • 2.67
  • $27,625
  • $55,553
  • 12.9%

Nevada State Capitol Building

The Nevada State Capitol is the capitol building of the U.S. state of Nevada. It is located in the state capital of Carson City at 101 North Carson Street. The building was constructed in the Neoclassical Italianate style between 1869 and 1871. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It is also Nevada Historical Marker number 25.


    Business QuickFacts
  • Private nonfarm establishments, 2010
  • Private nonfarm employment, 2010
  • Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2000-2010
  • Nonemployer establishments 2010
  • Total number of firms, 2007
  • Black-owned firms, percent, 2007
  • American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent 2007
  • Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007
  • Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007
  • Women-owned firms, percent, 2007
  • Manufacturers shipments, 2007($1000)
  • Merchant wholesalers sales, 2007 ($1000)
  • Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)
  • Retail sales per capita, 2007
  • Accommodation and food services sales, 2007
  • Building permits, 2001
    Carson City
  • 2,141
  • 21,203
  • -14.9
  • 5,464
  • 8,470
  • 0.6%
  • 0.6%
  • 3.1%
  • F
  • 5.2%
  • 20.0%
  • 621,630
  • D
  • 991,506
  • $18,025
  • 127,696
  • 13
    Nevada
  • 59,207
  • 1,002,956
  • 11.1
  • 117,181
  • 221,260
  • 3.9%
  • 0.8%
  • 7.9%
  • 0.3%
  • 8.1%
  • 28.6%
  • 15,735,787
  • 19,255,893
  • 37,433,983
  • $14,579
  • 28,815,533
  • 6,163

    Geography QuickFacts
  • Land area in square miles, 2010
  • Persons per square mile, 2010
  • FIPS Code
    Carson City
  • 144.66
  • 382.1
  • 510
    Nevada
  • 109,781.18
  • 24.6
  • 32