Nevada County CA Information


Nevada County Subdivisions

Nevada County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 100,967
Population in Households 99,812
Population in Familes 77,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,155
Population Density1 105
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 42,322
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 27,787
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,756 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,566 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,120 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $368,665
Average Home Value $414,008


Median Household Income $58,764
Average Household Income $77,848
Per Capita Income $32,790
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.4%
Households 0.3% 0.37%
Families 0.31% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Nevada County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nevada County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California 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 # 36 40th
Population Density1 # 32 47th
Diversity Index2 # 57 3rd
Median Household Income # 21 66th
Per Capita Income # 15 76th

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