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Reno, Nevada
Carson City, Nevada
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Reno is 498% more densely populated than Carson City.
People are 4% less likely to be married in Carson City.
The Median Age is 7.7 years younger in Reno.

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PEOPLE
 Reno, NVCarson City, NVUnited States
 Population241,44554,521321,418,820
 Population - 2010220,99655,375308,745,538
 Population - 2000180,48052,457285,036,114
 Population - 1990133,85040,443251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now80.39%34.81%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now33.78%3.94%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,25237791
 Land Area1071453,531,905
 Water Area313264,837
 Median Age34.642.337.4
 Female Population49.26%48.62%50.81%
 Male Population50.74%51.38%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Reno, NVCarson City, NVUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.74%5.52%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.43%5.75%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.04%6.31%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.61%3.85%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.64%3.38%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.13%5.05%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.02%12.06%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.38%11.70%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.03%14.53%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.72%7.07%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.71%6.99%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.39%9.77%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.64%5.48%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%2.56%1.85%
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 RACE
 Reno, NVCarson City, NVUnited States
 White61.92%69.42%62.77%
 Black2.72%1.50%12.24%
 Asian6.29%2.14%4.95%
 Native American0.87%1.93%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.70%0.24%0.16%
 Other0.03%0.34%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.76%2.20%2.13%
 Hispanic24.73%22.24%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic75.28%77.76%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Reno, NVCarson City, NVUnited States
 Households91,13321,225116,211,000
 Family Households50,81713,02376,958,100
 Non Family Households40,3168,20239,253,000
 Household Size2.472.482.63
 Married Population44.28%48.45%50.58%
 Single Population55.72%51.55%49.42%
 Now Married41.92%45.89%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%2.56%2.17%
 Never Married35.38%27.52%32.55%
 Widowed5.03%7.06%5.95%
 Divorced15.32%16.98%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.23%27.48%31.68%
 Married, no children37.48%44.52%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.19%18.80%16.94%
 Single, no children10.11%9.20%9.95%
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