Carson City, NV Population

By | June 21, 2019

Population: 52,457. Estimated population in July 2020: 56,062 (+6.9% change)
Males: 27,102 (51.7%), Females: 25,355 (48.3%)

The city of Carson City is an independent city in Nevada. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Nevada.

Zip codes: 89701, 89703, 89705, 89706.

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $41,809
Median house value: $147,500

Races in Carson City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.5%)
  • Hispanic (14.2%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • American Indian (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Black (1.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.0%), English (13.5%), Irish (12.8%), Italian (6.7%), United States (5.1%), French (4.0%).

Elevation: 4730 feet

Land area: 143.4 square miles

Map of Carson City, NV

Population

For population 25 years and over in Carson City

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carson City

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

9.9% Foreign born (6.8% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +11,800 (+29.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Carson City:

  • CARSON REHABILITATION CENTER (900 EAST LONG STREET, PO BOX 2305)
  • CARSON-TAHOE HOSPITAL (775 FLEISCHMANN WAY)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Carson City:

  • INCLINE VILLAGE HEALT CENTER (about 15 miles; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV)
  • ACUTE REHABILITATION AT WASHOE (about 17 miles; RENO, NV)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF RENO (about 24 miles; RENO, NV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carson City:

Other public-use airports nearest to Carson City:

  • CARSON (about 3 miles; CARSON CITY, NV; Abbreviation: CXP)
  • PARKER CARSON (about 6 miles; CARSON CITY, NV; Abbreviation: 2Q5)
  • MINDEN-TAHOE (about 12 miles; MINDEN, NV; Abbreviation: MEV)
Amtrak station:
CARSON CITY (507 N. CARSON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Carson City:

  • WESTERN NEVADA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,167; Location: 2201 West College Parkway; Public; Website: www.wncc.nevada.edu)
  • PIONEER SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 888 E. Williams St.; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Carson City:

  • TRUCKEE MEADOWS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; RENO, NV; Full-time enrollment: 4,615)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-RENO (about 96 miles; RENO, NV; Full-time enrollment: 10,375)
  • SIERRA COLLEGE (about 106 miles; ROCKLIN, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,313)
  • AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE (about 116 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,984)
  • YUBA COLLEGE (about 124 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,593)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-SACRAMENTO (about 124 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; Full-time enrollment: 20,830)
  • CHARLES A JONES SKILLS AND BUSINESS ED CENTER (about 125 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,704)

Schools

Public high schools in Carson City:

  • CARSON HS (Students: 2,574; Location: 1111 NORTH SALIMAN; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PIONEER HS – ALT ED (Students: 107; Location: 225 E. PARK ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Carson City:

  • CARSON MIDSCH (Students: 1,220; Location: WEST KING STREET & RICHMOND; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EAGLE VALLEY MIDSCH (Students: 960; Location: 4151 EAST FIFTH; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SEELIGER ELEM (Students: 678; Location: 2800 SALIMAN ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BORDEWICH/BRAY ELEM (Students: 668; Location: 710 WEST FOURTH; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MARK TWAIN ELEM (Students: 660; Location: 2111 CARRIAGE CREST DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FREMONT, JOHN C. ELEM (Students: 655; Location: 700 EAST FIFTH STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FRITSCH, EDITH W. ELEM (Students: 624; Location: 504 WEST BATH STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EMPIRE ELEM (Students: 606; Location: 1260 MONTE ROSA; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GLEASON CENTER (Students: 46; Location: 604 WEST MUSSER STREET; Grades: PK – KG)

Private primary/middle schools in Carson City:

  • ST TERESA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 567 S RICHMOND AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 1837 MOUNTAIN ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CAPITAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 1600 SNYDER; Grades: KG – 10)
  • EDUCARE ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: 2210 LONE MOUNTAIN DRIVE; Grades: 1 – 6)

Libraries

Library in Carson City:

  • CARSON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,327,901; Location: 900 NORTH ROOP STREET; 103,336 books; 3,800 audio materials; 3,637 video materials; 260 serial subscriptions)