Fernley, NV
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Living in Fernley

Fernley is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 22,895 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Fernley is the eighth largest community in Nevada. Much of the housing stock in Fernley was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Fernley economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Fernley, where the median household income is $66,525.00.

When you are in Fernley, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.55% of Fernley’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Fernley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fernley who work in office and administrative support (13.51%), sales jobs (8.71%), and management occupations (8.08%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Fernley is worth considering.

The rate of college-level education in Fernley is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.29% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fernley in 2018 was $29,276, which is middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,104 for a family of four. However, Fernley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fernley is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fernley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fernley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fernley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fernley include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Fernley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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