Carson City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 54,742 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Carson City is the sixth largest community in Nevada.
Carson City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Carson City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Carson City who work in office and administrative support (15.21%), management occupations (10.49%), and sales jobs (8.86%).
Also of interest is that Carson City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.61 minutes getting to work every day.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Carson City use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Carson City‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The percentage of adults in Carson City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.98% of the adults in Carson City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carson City in 2010 was $26,553, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,212 for a family of four. However, Carson City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Carson City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Carson City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carson City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Carson City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.93% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carson City include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Carson City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.