Washoe County, NV Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Washoe County?

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There are 482,334 residents in Washoe County, with a median age of 40.6. Of this, 50.67% are males and 49.33% are females. US-born citizens make up 84.31% of the resident pool in Washoe County, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.59%. Additionally, 7.1% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 396,608 people in Washoe County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 482,334 3.3%
Male Population 244,421 3.9%
Female Population 237,913 2.7%
Male population 50.67%
Female population 49.33%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.6 1.5%
Citizen US Born 406,657 3.5%
Citizen not US Born 41,450 3.7%
Not Citizen 34,227 -0.1%
Citizen US Born 84.31%
Citizen not US Born 8.59%
Not Citizen 7.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,297 7.6%
Moved from Same County 50,976 -5.3%
Moved from Same State 7,919 2.4%
Moved from Different State 19,025 2.2%
Same House as Last Year 396,608 4.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.48%
Moved from Same County 10.69%
Moved from Same State 1.66%
Moved from Different State 3.99%
Same House as Last Year 83.18%

What are the employment statistics in Washoe County?

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White-collar workers make up 76.53% of the working population in Washoe County, while blue-collar employees account for 23.47%. There are also 21,238 entrepreneurs in Washoe County (8.66% of the workforce); 176,695 workers employed in private companies (72.05%); and 33,659 people working in governmental institutions (13.73%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 187,676 2.7%
Blue Collar 57,558 5.7%
White Collar 76.53%
Blue Collar 23.47%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 21,238 4.4%
Private Companies 176,695 2.7%
Governmental Workers 33,659 4.4%
Not for Profit Companies 13,642 10.0%
Self Employees 8.66%
Private Companies 72.05%
Governmental Workers 13.73%
Not for Profit Companies 5.56%

How many households are there in Washoe County?

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There are a total of 190,013 households in Washoe County, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 62.13% of these Washoe County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 37.87%. Additionally, 29.14% of households have children and 70.86% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 190,013 1.5%
Average People Per Household 2 0.8%
Family Households 118,050 1.2%
Non-family Households 71,963 1.9%
Family Households 62.13%
Non-family Households 37.87%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 55,373 1.1%
Households without Children 134,640 1.6%
Households with Children 29.14%
Households without Children 70.86%

What are the median and average incomes in Washoe County?

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The average annual household income in Washoe County is $124,177, while the median household income sits at $73,196 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $78,800, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $82,941. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $52,492 and $63,156, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $124,177 31.4%
Median Household Income $73,196 8.6%
People below Poverty Level 51,602 4.2%
People above Poverty Level 419,121 3.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Washoe County?

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There are 205,204 housing units in Washoe County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1985. Of the 190,013 occupied housing units in Washoe County, 58.66% are owner-occupied, while 41.34% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 67.97% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $402,900. In general, housing costs reach $1,315 per month in Washoe County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 205,204 1.3%
Median Year Built 1985 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 4,562 -6.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4,713 8.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 9,696 -3.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 17,596 -0.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 38,736 1.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 30,457 1.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 38,657 -2.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 41,318 -2.4%
Built between 2010 and 2019 18,085 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 1,384 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 190,013 1.5%
Owner Occupied 111,455 2.4%
Renter Occupied 78,558 0.2%
Owner Occupied 58.66%
Renter Occupied 41.34%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 75,751 2.2%
Without Mortgage 35,704 2.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $402,900 7.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $400,200 15.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,315 6.0%
With Mortgage 67.97%
Without Mortgage 32.03%

What is the level of education in Washoe County?

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Approximately 30.97% of the population in Washoe County holds a high school degree (that's 120,907 residents), while 27.96% have attained a college certificate (109,169 locals) and 18.11% have a bachelor's degree (70,705 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 16,347 8.1%
Some High School 120,907 4.2%
Some College 109,169 0.4%
Associate Degree 30,888 3.6%
Bachelor's Degree 70,705 4.5%
Graduate Degree 42,397 7.7%
No High School 4.19%
Some High School 30.97%
Some College 27.96%
Associate Degree 7.91%
Bachelor's Degree 18.11%
Graduate Degree 10.86%

What is the marital status of Washoe County residents?

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A total of 128,102 people in Washoe County have never been married (which represents 31.85% of the total population), while 194,220 of them are wedded (48.28%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 6,642 (1.65%) and 54,033 (13.43%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 128,102 7.5%
Married 194,220 0.7%
Separated 6,642 -2.6%
Widowed 19,256 1.2%
Divorced 54,033 4.6%
Never Married 31.85%
Married 48.28%
Separated 1.65%
Widowed 4.79%
Divorced 13.43%

What are the most common means of transportation in Washoe County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Washoe County use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 205,549 residents commute by car, 4,906 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 4,843 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 205,549 1.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 4,906 2.6%
Railroad 6 -25.0%
Ferryboat 17 13.3%
Bicycle 1,153 -9.5%
Motorcycle 627 6.3%
TaxiCab 125 -12.6%
Walk 4,843 -6.2%

What is the median and average household income in Washoe County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
89439 1,462 775 $70,536.00 $105,423.00
89402 162 82 $250,001.00 $611,402.00
89405 156 53 $0.00 $0.00
89412 98 48 $0.00 $128,610.00
89424 333 164 $62,664.00 $46,434.00
89431 40,711 15,340 $54,775.00 $71,388.00
89433 23,596 7,257 $56,390.00 $70,730.00
89434 27,478 10,698 $73,196.00 $90,860.00
89436 46,321 16,844 $97,633.00 $110,887.00
89441 12,721 4,692 $111,979.00 $126,599.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 89402 89405 89412 89424 89431 89433 89434 89436 89439 89441 89442 89450 89451 89501 89502 89503 89506 89508 89509 89510 89511 89512 89519 89521 89523 89704