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Reno, Nevada
Tucson, Arizona
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Reno is 2% less densely populated than Tucson.
People are 5% more likely to be married in Tucson.
The Median Age is 1.3 years older in Reno.

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PEOPLE
 Reno, NVTucson, AZUnited States
 Population241,445531,641321,418,820
 Population - 2010220,996518,457308,745,538
 Population - 2000180,480486,699285,036,114
 Population - 1990133,850405,390251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now80.39%31.14%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now33.78%9.23%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,2522,30391
 Land Area1072313,531,905
 Water Area30264,837
 Median Age34.633.337.4
 Female Population49.26%50.45%50.81%
 Male Population50.74%49.55%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Reno, NVTucson, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.74%6.22%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.43%6.12%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.04%6.11%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.61%3.57%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.64%6.88%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.13%8.92%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.02%14.37%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.38%11.89%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.03%12.06%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.72%5.98%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.71%5.24%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.39%6.77%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.64%4.08%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%1.78%1.85%
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 RACE
 Reno, NVTucson, AZUnited States
 White61.92%46.30%62.77%
 Black2.72%4.56%12.24%
 Asian6.29%2.65%4.95%
 Native American0.87%1.77%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.70%0.16%0.16%
 Other0.03%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.76%2.19%2.13%
 Hispanic24.73%42.21%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic75.28%57.80%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Reno, NVTucson, AZUnited States
 Households91,133204,341116,211,000
 Family Households50,817112,96676,958,100
 Non Family Households40,31691,37539,253,000
 Household Size2.472.462.63
 Married Population44.28%38.84%50.58%
 Single Population55.72%61.16%49.42%
 Now Married41.92%36.33%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%2.51%2.17%
 Never Married35.38%41.04%32.55%
 Widowed5.03%5.71%5.95%
 Divorced15.32%14.40%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.23%26.78%31.68%
 Married, no children37.48%35.09%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.19%24.00%16.94%
 Single, no children10.11%14.14%9.95%
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