Nevada County CA Information


Nevada County Subdivisions

Nevada County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 101,215
Daytime Population: Workers 39,244
Daytime Population: Residents 56,453
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 95,697
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 99,995
Population in Familes 78,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,220
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $57,393
Average Household Income $78,995
Per Capita Income $33,292


Total Housing Units 54,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,877 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,566 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,088 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $384,004
Average Home Value $424,318


Total Households 42,443
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 27,848
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.43%
Households 0.3% 0.42%
Families 0.3% 0.41%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   2.19%


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, 2017 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 Density # 32 47th
Diversity Index # 57 3rd
Median Household Income # 27 55th
Per Capita Income # 18 71st

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