Carson City SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
9

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Carson City, Nevada Info Snack

Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,274. The majority of the population of the town lives in Eagle Valley, on the eastern edge of the Carson Range, a branch of the Sierra Nevada, about 30 miles (50 km) south of Reno. The town originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864 and for much of its history was a hub for the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, although the tracks were removed in the 1950s. Prior to 1969, Carson City was the county seat of Ormsby County. In 1969, the county was abolished, and its territory merged with Carson City to form the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City. With the consolidation, the city limits today extend west across the Sierra Nevada to the California state line in the middle of Lake Tahoe. Like other independent cities in the United States, it is treated as a county-equivalent for census purposes.
Population
54,219
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
14.7%
Median Home
$217,400
Median Income
$49,341
Median Rent
$868

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Population over time in Carson City

Year Population % Change
2017 54,219 -0.4%
2016 54,412 -0.1%
2015 54,482 -0.3%
2014 54,634 -0.3%
2013 54,821 -0.7%
2012 55,184 -0.4%
2011 55,378 0.0%
2010 55,375 -

Race / Ethnicity in Carson City

White
68.1% (36,904)
African American
1.6% (853)
American Indian
2.0% (1,063)
Asian
2.4% (1,293)
Hawaiian
0.1% (59)
Other
0.2% (89)
Two Or More
2.4% (1,293)
Hispanic
23.4% (12,665)
Race Carson City NV USA
White 68.1% 50.5% 61.5%
African American 1.6% 8.4% 12.3%
American Indian 2.0% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 7.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 3.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 23.4% 28.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Carson City, Nevada

Less than $10,000
5.7% (309,048)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (352,423)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.5% (623,518)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (694,003)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (775,331)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.8% (1,019,317)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (590,987)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.0% (650,628)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (249,407)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (162,657)
Income Carson City NV USA
Less than $10,000 5.7% 6.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.5% 9.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 10.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 14.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.8% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 13.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.0% 13.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 4.1% 6.3%

Gender in Carson City

Female
48.7% (26,424)
Male
51.3% (27,794)
Gender Carson City NV USA
Female 48.7% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 51.3% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carson City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.8% (2,054)
9-12th Grade
9.2% (4,979)
High School / GED
28.8% (15,609)
Some College
27.9% (15,151)
Associate's Degree
8.7% (4,728)
Bachelor's Degree
12.9% (7,019)
Master's Degree
5.7% (3,078)
Professional Degree
1.8% (991)
Doctorate Degree
1.1% (605)
Education Carson City NV USA
< 9th Grade 3.8% 5.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.2% 8.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 28.8% 28.3% 27.3%
Some College 27.9% 25.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.7% 8.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12.9% 15.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.7% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.8% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.1% 0.9% 1.4%

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