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Fernley Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Fernley Area is 51,579. The Fernley Area population density is 25.48 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 24.98 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Fernley Area is white, which represent 87.66% of the total population. The average Fernley Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 51,579. #560

Population Density, #761

Fernley Area
25.48 per square mile
24.98 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:45,212 (87.66%, #414)
Black:529 (1.03%, #686)
Hispanic:7,891 (15.30%, #181)
Asian:742 (1.44%, #302)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,569 (3.04%, #78)
One Race, Other:1,814 (3.52%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,713 (3.32%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:5,922 (75.05%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:301 (3.81%, see rank)
Cuban:112 (1.42%, see rank)
Central American:786 (9.96%, see rank)
South American:262 (3.32%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:171 (23.05%, see rank)
Chinese:27 (3.64%, see rank)
Filipino:401 (54.04%, see rank)
Japanese:27 (3.64%, see rank)
Korean:26 (3.50%, see rank)
Vietnamese:65 (8.76%, see rank)
Asian, Other:25 (3.37%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

44,174 (85.64%) out of the total population of 51,579 reported first ancestry.

 Fernley Area% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Arab1310.25%, see rank0.51%0.56%
Czech1670.32%, see rank0.34%0.47%
Danish7601.47%, see rank0.68%0.42%
Dutch8691.68%, see rank1.16%1.40%
English6,04911.73%, see rank7.34%8.02%
French1,5743.05%, see rank2.76%3.34%
German9,42918.28%, see rank11.96%15.03%
Greek3300.64%, see rank0.43%0.41%
Hungarian1530.30%, see rank0.45%0.46%
Irish6,55312.70%, see rank9.34%10.80%
Italian3,7277.23%, see rank6.17%5.52%
Norwegian1,1012.13%, see rank1.42%1.42%
Polish1,1502.23%, see rank2.22%3.01%
Portuguese9341.81%, see rank0.58%0.44%
Russian7931.54%, see rank0.98%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7991.55%, see rank0.79%0.99%
Scottish1,6113.12%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African340.07%, see rank0.87%0.95%
Swedish9621.87%, see rank1.23%1.27%
Swiss2790.54%, see rank0.31%0.30%
Ukrainian580.11%, see rank0.19%0.31%
American2,8505.53%, see rank4.74%7.12%
Welsh3570.69%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 26,047 (50.50%, see rank)
Females: 25,532 (49.50%, see rank)

Fernley Area
Male: 50.50%
Female: 49.50%
Male: 50.37%
Female: 49.63%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Fernley Area
42.60 years old
36.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Fernley Area
42.50 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Fernley Area
42.80 years old
37.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Fernley Area% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Under 5 years2,9655.75%, see rank6.54%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,6577.09%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,2286.26%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,4066.60%, see rank6.43%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,4824.81%, see rank6.74%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,61610.89%, see rank14.27%13.47%
35 to 44 years6,02611.68%, see rank13.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years7,39614.34%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years7,56514.67%, see rank12.00%12.29%
65 to 74 years5,88511.41%, see rank8.09%7.64%
75 to 84 2,3704.59%, see rank3.76%4.25%
85 years and over9831.91%, see rank1.27%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Fernley AreaNevadaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population35,841, 100%1,847,920209,056,129
Less Than High School5,631, 15.71%, see rank15.15%13.67%
High School Graduate10,710, 29.88%, see rank28.65%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree13,792, 38.48%, see rank33.67%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,676, 10.26%, see rank14.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,032, 5.67%, see rank7.67%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.95, see rank13.2013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Fernley Area NevadaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,21278.80%21.20%75.12%24.88%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)5,64494.08%, see rank5.92%, see rank93.44%6.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,14293.98%, see rank6.02%, see rank95.00%5.00%90.60%9.40%
College1,60690.72%, see rank9.28%, see rank84.14%15.86%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School29439.46%, see rank60.54%, see rank66.80%33.20%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Fernley AreaNevadaU.S.
Total Households19,728, 100%1,005,958116,211,092
Average Household Size2.59, see rank2.712.63
1 Person Households4,813, 24.40%, see rank27.74%27.57%
2 or More Person Households14,915, 75.60%, see rank72.26%72.43%
Family Households (Families)13,470, 68.28%, see rank64.47%66.22%
Average Family Size3.21, see rank3.463.32
Married-Couple Family10,278, 52.10%, see rank45.26%48.42%
Nonfamily Households6,258, 31.72%, see rank35.53%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Fernley Area%NevadaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total41,729see rank2,211,697252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over20,988100%, see rank1,109,661123,281,364
Never Married5,55126.45%, see rank35.60%35.77%
Married11,01852.50%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed8343.97%, see rank2.52%2.57%
Divorced3,58517.08%, see rank12.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over20,741100%, see rank1,102,036129,692,771
Never Married4,29320.70%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married11,20454.02%, see rank48.72%49.19%
Widowed2,0429.85%, see rank7.94%9.16%
Divorced3,20215.44%, see rank14.90%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Fernley Area%NevadaU.S.
Native47,91392.89%, see rank80.92%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence13,72526.61%, see rank25.15%58.73%
Born in Different State33,62565.19%, see rank54.06%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5631.09%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born3,6667.11%, see rank19.08%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,3812.68%, see rank8.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,2854.43%, see rank10.63%7.09%
Born In Europe3250.63%, see rank1.50%1.53%
Born In Asia5941.15%, see rank5.68%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.49%0.55%
Born In Oceania170.03%, see rank0.11%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,5955.03%, see rank10.96%6.83%
Born In Northern America1350.26%, see rank0.35%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Fernley Area%NevadaU.S.
English16,98486.09%, see rank70.72%79.39%
Spanish1,9249.75%, see rank18.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4842.45%, see rank3.66%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2741.39%, see rank6.45%3.36%
Other620.31%, see rank1.07%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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