Winnemucca is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 7,887 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Winnemucca is the 17th largest community in Nevada.
Winnemucca is a blue-collar town, with 35.45% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Winnemucca is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winnemucca who work in office and administrative support (16.11%), food service (10.69%), and sales jobs (5.50%).
Even though Winnemucca is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The percentage of adults in Winnemucca with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.83% of adults in Winnemucca have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Winnemucca in 2010 was $29,801, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,204 for a family of four. However, Winnemucca contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Winnemucca home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winnemucca residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Winnemucca also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.16% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Winnemucca include Irish, English, Basque, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Winnemucca is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.