Carson City, NV

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Carson City profile

Living in Carson City

Carson City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 55,414 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 (14.77%), sales jobs (8.78%), and management occupations (8.50%).

The education level of Carson City citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.57% of adults in Carson City have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Carson City in 2010 was $28,044, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,176 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 23.36% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carson City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Carson City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.