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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Nellis is 3,620, which is 59.31% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.20% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Nellis population density is 1,335.76 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 24.98 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Nellis is white, which represent 55.17% of the total population. The average Nellis education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 3,620. #37

Population Growth Since 2000, #65

Nellis, NV

Population Density, #18

Nellis, NV
1,335.76 per square mile
24.98 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,997 (55.17%, #120)
Black:840 (23.20%, #1)
Hispanic:635 (17.54%, #31)
Asian:254 (7.02%, #8)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):12 (0.33%, #69)
One Race, Other:179 (4.94%, see rank)
Two or More Races:338 (9.34%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:273 (42.99%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:206 (32.44%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:39 (6.14%, see rank)
South American:11 (1.73%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:13 (5.12%, see rank)
Filipino:170 (66.93%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:20 (7.87%, see rank)
Asian, Other:51 (20.08%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

2,834 (78.29%) out of the total population of 3,620 reported first ancestry.

 Nellis, NV% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.51%0.56%
Czech100.28%, see rank0.34%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.68%0.42%
Dutch431.19%, see rank1.16%1.40%
English1273.51%, see rank7.34%8.02%
French1193.29%, see rank2.76%3.34%
German47713.18%, see rank11.96%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.43%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.45%0.46%
Irish2356.49%, see rank9.34%10.80%
Italian431.19%, see rank6.17%5.52%
Norwegian591.63%, see rank1.42%1.42%
Polish350.97%, see rank2.22%3.01%
Portuguese80.22%, see rank0.58%0.44%
Russian80.22%, see rank0.98%0.92%
Scotch-Irish50.14%, see rank0.79%0.99%
Scottish591.63%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.87%0.95%
Swedish270.75%, see rank1.23%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.31%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.19%0.31%
American972.68%, see rank4.74%7.12%
Welsh30.08%, see rank0.60%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 2,085 (57.60%, see rank)
Females: 1,535 (42.40%, see rank)

Nellis, NV
Male: 57.60%
Female: 42.40%
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)
Nellis, NV
20.70 years old
36.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Nellis, NV
20.90 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Nellis, NV
19.90 years old
37.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Nellis, NV% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Under 5 years42611.77%, see rank6.54%6.36%
5 to 9 years57215.80%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years3148.67%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years3509.67%, see rank6.43%6.85%
20 to 24 years71619.78%, see rank6.74%7.13%
25 to 34 years80722.29%, see rank14.27%13.47%
35 to 44 years2366.52%, see rank13.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years1724.75%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years100.28%, see rank12.00%12.29%
65 to 74 years170.47%, see rank8.09%7.64%
75 to 84 00.00%, see rank3.76%4.25%
85 years and over00.00%, see rank1.27%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Nellis, NVNevadaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,242, 100%1,847,920209,056,129
Less Than High School8, 0.64%, see rank15.15%13.67%
High School Graduate138, 11.11%, see rank28.65%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree691, 55.64%, see rank33.67%29.09%
Bachelor Degree202, 16.26%, see rank14.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree203, 16.34%, see rank7.67%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.88, 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

 Nellis, NV NevadaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten38250.00%50.00%75.12%24.88%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)66094.85%, see rank5.15%, see rank93.44%6.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)11292.86%, see rank7.14%, see rank95.00%5.00%90.60%9.40%
College42068.33%, see rank31.67%, see rank84.14%15.86%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School12478.23%, see rank21.77%, see rank66.80%33.20%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Nellis, NVNevadaU.S.
Total Households878, 100%1,005,958116,211,092
Average Household Size3.35, see rank2.712.63
1 Person Households120, 13.67%, see rank27.74%27.57%
2 or More Person Households758, 86.33%, see rank72.26%72.43%
Family Households (Families)749, 85.31%, see rank64.47%66.22%
Average Family Size3.74, see rank3.463.32
Married-Couple Family542, 61.73%, see rank45.26%48.42%
Nonfamily Households129, 14.69%, see rank35.53%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Nellis, NV%NevadaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,308see rank2,211,697252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,405100%, see rank1,109,661123,281,364
Never Married71650.96%, see rank35.60%35.77%
Married62144.20%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed60.43%, see rank2.52%2.57%
Divorced624.41%, see rank12.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over903100%, see rank1,102,036129,692,771
Never Married16818.60%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married64571.43%, see rank48.72%49.19%
Widowed00.00%, see rank7.94%9.16%
Divorced909.97%, see rank14.90%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Nellis, NV%NevadaU.S.
Native3,55398.15%, see rank80.92%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence39410.88%, see rank25.15%58.73%
Born in Different State2,88479.67%, see rank54.06%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2757.60%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born671.85%, see rank19.08%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship411.13%, see rank8.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship260.72%, see rank10.63%7.09%
Born In Europe100.28%, see rank1.50%1.53%
Born In Asia481.33%, see rank5.68%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.49%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.11%0.07%
Born In Latin America90.25%, see rank10.96%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.35%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Nellis, NV%NevadaU.S.
English76487.02%, see rank70.72%79.39%
Spanish606.83%, see rank18.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages182.05%, see rank3.66%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages364.10%, see rank6.45%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.07%0.99%

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

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