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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Carson City, Nevada
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Las Cruces is 251% more densely populated than Carson City.
People are 5% less likely to be married in Carson City.
The Median Age is 10.6 years younger in Las Cruces.

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PEOPLE
 Las Cruces, NMCarson City, NVUnited States
 Population101,64354,521321,418,820
 Population - 201092,89755,375308,745,538
 Population - 200074,26752,457285,036,114
 Population - 199062,12640,443251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now63.61%34.81%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now36.86%3.94%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,32137791
 Land Area771453,531,905
 Water Area013264,837
 Median Age31.742.337.4
 Female Population50.49%48.62%50.81%
 Male Population49.51%51.38%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Las Cruces, NMCarson City, NVUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.27%5.52%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.35%5.75%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.55%6.31%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.77%3.85%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.81%3.38%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.86%5.05%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.77%12.06%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.93%11.70%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5410.87%14.53%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.07%7.07%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.12%6.99%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.22%9.77%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.62%5.48%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.80%2.56%1.85%
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 RACE
 Las Cruces, NMCarson City, NVUnited States
 White37.12%69.42%62.77%
 Black1.88%1.50%12.24%
 Asian1.67%2.14%4.95%
 Native American1.33%1.93%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.24%0.16%
 Other0.12%0.34%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.20%2.20%2.13%
 Hispanic56.68%22.24%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic43.32%77.76%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Las Cruces, NMCarson City, NVUnited States
 Households38,67021,225116,211,000
 Family Households23,37413,02376,958,100
 Non Family Households15,2968,20239,253,000
 Household Size2.532.482.63
 Married Population43.57%48.45%50.58%
 Single Population56.44%51.55%49.42%
 Now Married41.43%45.89%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.14%2.56%2.17%
 Never Married38.43%27.52%32.55%
 Widowed5.78%7.06%5.95%
 Divorced12.23%16.98%10.92%
 Married, w/children28.88%27.48%31.68%
 Married, no children36.54%44.52%41.44%
 Single, w/children23.56%18.80%16.94%
 Single, no children11.03%9.20%9.95%
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