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Carson City, Nevada (NV)

County population in 2015: 57,235 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 52,457 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,587
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,141
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,727
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,699 (it was 7,444 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

41%

Land area: 143 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 399 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carson City: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.0%), Educational, health and social services (21.2%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Carson City races chart

Races in Carson City, Nevada:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (23.8%)
  • Asian alone (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Nevada median age:  37.9 years
Males: 29,258  (51.1%)
Females: 27,977  (48.9%)
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Carson City,NV real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Carson City:

2.0 people
Nevada:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,732 ($41,809 in 1999)

This county:

$50,732
Nevada:

$55,180

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $753 (lower quartile is $598, upper quartile is $984)
This county:

$753
State:

$866


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $246,369 (it was $136,300 in 2000)
Carson City:

$246,369
Nevada:

$239,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $175,435 - $380,888

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $315,251
Here:

$315,251
State:

$309,754

Townhouses or other attached units: $200,135
Here:

$200,135
State:

$189,993

In 2-unit structures: $116,623
Here:

$116,623
State:

$138,033

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $218,028
Here:

$218,028
State:

$137,859

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,983
Here:

$114,983
State:

$204,827

Mobile homes: $56,360
Here:

$56,360
State:

$97,744
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,384
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $414

Institutionalized population: 3,560

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 27
  • Assaults: 263
  • Burglaries: 386
  • Thefts: 948
  • Auto thefts: 115

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 24
  • Assaults: 268
  • Burglaries: 374
  • Thefts: 1076
  • Auto thefts: 214
Carson City, NV map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 276 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2001: 310 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2002: 307 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2003: 197 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 132 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2005: 110 buildings, average cost: $282,100
  • 2006: 110 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $379,300
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $307,200
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $312,500
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $296,000
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $343,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,475 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,276 (0.6%)

Carson City household income distribution in 2009 Carson City home values distribution Carson City contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.0%
Carson City:

15.0%
Nevada:

13.8%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.3% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.4% for American Indian residents, 26.9% for other race residents, 21.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.4 years old
(Males: 42.0 years old, Females: 45.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.9 years old, Black residents: 44.5 years old, American Indian residents: 31.6 years old, Asian residents: 42.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.5 years old, Other race residents: 30.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carson City is $637 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $767 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Carson City.

Carson City has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2012 air pollution in Carson City:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.040 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bartholomew County, Indiana , Brown County, Indiana , El Dorado County, California , Callaway County, Missouri , Carroll County, Missouri , Webster County, West Virginia , Yolo County, California .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,995
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,964 (42.6% naturalized citizens)

Carson City:

12.2%
Whole state:

20.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 573
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,799
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,942
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,635
  • 1970 to 1979: 474
  • Before 1970: 828
Note: State values scaled to Carson City population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.9%

Carson City marital status for males Carson City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,335
  • One, attached: 1,036
  • Two: 741
  • 3 or 4: 1,187
  • 5 to 9: 1,182
  • 10 to 19: 1,102
  • 20 to 49: 1,655
  • 50 or more: 1,434
  • Mobile homes: 2,418
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 28

Housing units in Carson City with a mortgage: 7,555 (169 second mortgage, 834 home equity loan, 74 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,067

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

68.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carson City

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,72820
Other3,20812
Catholic2,5782
Mainline Protestant1,8025
Orthodox6001
None40,358-
Carson City Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Carson City:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Carson City:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 54
This county:

9.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carson City:

7.2%
Nevada:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Carson City:

23.7%
State:

24.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.8%
State:

13.2%

Agriculture in Carson City:

Average size of farms: 209 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $44,199
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $219.12
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,030
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $75,258
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 57.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.28

Earthquake activity:

Carson City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 758% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nevada Linehan Fire Complex, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to June 30, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 27, 2006, FEMA Id: 2650, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Nevada Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 31, 2005 to January 04, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1629: February 03, 2006, FEMA Id: 1629, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nevada Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3243: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3243, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nevada Snow, Incident Period: January 06, 2005 to January 10, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3204: February 23, 2005, FEMA Id: 3204, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Nevada Snow, Incident Period: December 29, 2004 to January 02, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3202: February 17, 2005, FEMA Id: 3202, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Nevada Wildland Fire, Incident Period: July 14, 2004 to July 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1540: August 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1540, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Nevada Waterfall Fire, Incident Period: July 14, 2004 to July 27, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 14, 2004, FEMA Id: 2531, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Nevada Boltair 2 Fire, Incident Period: September 29, 2003 to September 30, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 29, 2003, FEMA Id: 2499, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Nevada Highway-50 Fire, Incident Period: June 17, 2003 to June 19, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 17, 2003, FEMA Id: 2469, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Nevada Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 20, 1996 to January 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1153: January 03, 1997, FEMA Id: 1153, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Carson City (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (59%)
  • India (6%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Nicaragua (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carson City (%):

  • German (7%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Portuguese (2%)

Carson City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 27,284 (84.3%)
  • Carpooled: 3,037 (9.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 117 (0.4%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 208 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 268 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 620 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 783 (2.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Carson City, Nevada in 2000:

  • 2,742 people in state prisons
  • 272 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Carson City, Nevada in 2010:

  • 1,810 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 1,293 people in state prisons
  • 313 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 144 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,916.

8.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
Nevada average:

5.67%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.45% relocated from other counties in Nevada ($22,242 average AGI)
3.23% relocated from other states ($20,565 average AGI)
Carson City:

3.23%
Nevada average:

4.72%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lyon County, NV  1.78% ($35,029 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NV  1.47% ($34,294)
from Washoe County, NV  1.45% ($35,575)
from Clark County, NV  0.43% ($39,000)
from El Dorado County, CA  0.15% ($35,806)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.11% ($49,000)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.08% ($14,059)


8.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.85%
Nevada average:

5.77%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($392 average AGI)
Carson City:

0.06%
Nevada average:

0.09%

5.21% relocated to other counties in Nevada ($21,405 average AGI)
3.59% relocated to other states ($13,372 average AGI)
Carson City:

3.59%
Nevada average:

4.82%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washoe County, NV  1.79% ($37,918 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  1.49% ($34,827)
to Douglas County, NV  1.26% ($35,366)
to Clark County, NV  0.37% ($37,810)
to San Diego County, CA  0.14% ($32,172)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.12% ($29,385)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.09% ($41,900)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Carson City

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Carson City

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Carson City

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carson City
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carson City


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,803 (8,676 aged, 1,127 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,481 (19%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Carson City, Nevada in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (694)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (665)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (593)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (520)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (329)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (312)
  • Unspecified dementia (266)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (224)
  • Congestive heart failure (211)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (196)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,327
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 234
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,984

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,340
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,266
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 102

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 264.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 144.0
  • Suffocation - 65.4
  • Other - 55.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 57,235
  • In family households: 43,846 (7,050 male householders, 6,346 female householders)
    9,575 spouses, 15,090 children (13,490 natural, 200 adopted, 1,446 stepchildren), 1,265 grandchildren, 772 brothers or sisters, 956 parents, 769 other relatives, 1,933 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,310 (4,217 male householders (3,372 living alone)), 4,834 female householders (4,074 living alone)), 2,268 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,070

Size of family households: 6,438 2-persons, 2,816 3-persons, 2,584 4-persons, 1,114 5-persons, 390 6-persons, 92 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,431 1-person, 1,455 2-persons, 101 3-persons, 51 4-persons.

6,591 married couples with children.
3,495 single-parent households (879 men, 2,616 women).

79.2% of residents of Carson City speak English at home.
17.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $671,200,000 ($11,991 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $57,056,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $180,278,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,063,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $113,000
Federal grants: $368,363,000
Federal procurement contracts: $29,499,000 ($22,180,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $32,882,000 ($7,279,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $22,323,000
Federal Government insurance: $119,483,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,750
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,352
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,094
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,238
Here:

+40 per 1000 residents
State:

+112 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Carson City

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 17.22 millions of gallons per day (61% from ground, 39% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 251
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,545
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,182
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,802
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,353
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,153
  • 1950 to 1959: 735
  • 1940 to 1949: 259
  • 1939 or earlier: 286
Note: State values scaled to Carson City population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carson City, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carson City population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 255
  • 4 rooms: 1,117
  • 5 rooms: 2,991
  • 6 rooms: 3,451
  • 7 rooms: 2,235
  • 8 rooms: 1,322
  • 9+ rooms: 1,076
  • 1 room: 1,074
  • 2 rooms: 352
  • 3 rooms: 1,802
  • 4 rooms: 3,109
  • 5 rooms: 1,803
  • 6 rooms: 1,293
  • 7 rooms: 342
  • 8 rooms: 158
  • 9+ rooms: 110
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carson City, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carson City population
  • no bedroom: 73
  • 1 bedroom: 228
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,798
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,627
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,520
  • 5+ bedrooms: 275
  • no bedroom: 1,055
  • 1 bedroom: 1,888
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,128
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,640
  • 4 bedrooms: 297
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
Cars and other vehicles available in Carson City, Nevada in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carson City population
  • no vehicle: 252
  • 1 vehicle: 3,542
  • 2 vehicles: 5,017
  • 3 vehicles: 2,437
  • 4 vehicles: 906
  • 5+ vehicles: 393
  • no vehicle: 1,464
  • 1 vehicle: 4,511
  • 2 vehicles: 2,604
  • 3 vehicles: 1,086
  • 4 vehicles: 162
  • 5+ vehicles: 72

81% of Carson City residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 129% lived in Nevada.

Carson City:

81.1%
State average:

82.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,008
  • Other state: 33,446
  • Northeast: 2,817
  • Midwest: 4,800
  • South: 3,197
  • West: 22,872

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carson City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.3%)
  • Electricity (8.4%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (60.9%)
  • Electricity (33.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Wood (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 484
Here:

8.9%
Nevada:

6.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 163
Here:

5.4%
Nevada:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 96
Here:

3.1%
Nevada:

13.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 651
  • Number of aged recipients: 143
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 508
  • Number of recipients under 18: 75
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 426
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 150
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 263
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 279
Carson City Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Carson City Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED206$180,971156$175,6861,035$203,28827$106,8153$1,391,33393$142,51651$125,882
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$186,28610$165,30069$218,7257$82,4290$07$149,2865$113,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$180,22721$155,619325$225,47128$54,2142$275,00040$170,62526$86,769
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$167,54223$189,783236$221,39814$84,0000$018$133,8899$126,222
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$237,0001$127,00045$199,7334$78,5000$08$184,1255$85,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$225,73723$247,609
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$169,8007$283,714
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$204,0005$221,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$225,0002$335,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Carson City, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John31973.1 years
Robert31771.9 years
William30074.0 years
Mary23480.3 years
James22471.0 years
Charles17274.9 years
George16575.3 years
Dorothy15680.6 years
Richard14271.8 years
Helen13280.6 years
Most common last names in Carson City, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11872.7 years
Johnson10173.2 years
Miller6574.4 years
Jones6276.0 years
Anderson5975.9 years
Williams5374.3 years
Brown5374.5 years
Davis5374.5 years
Allen4876.4 years
Wilson4275.0 years
Businesses in Carson City, NV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Marshalls1
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's5
AutoZone1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Big O Tires1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS3PetSmart1
Carl\s Jr.1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Costco1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cricket Wireless2Quality1
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sears1
El Pollo Loco1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
FedEx13Starbucks5
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop2Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile5
H&R Block2Taco Bell2
Hilton1Target1
Holiday Inn1The Room Place1
Home Depot2Toyota1
Honda1Trader Joe's1
IHOP1True Value3
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Johnny Rockets1UPS10
KFC1Vans3
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless2
Kroger2Vons1
Lane Furniture2Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart2
Lowe's1Wendy's2
Marriott1

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