Yerington is a very small city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 3,064 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yerington is the 26th largest community in Nevada.
Unlike some cities, Yerington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Yerington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Yerington is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Yerington who work in maintenance occupations (12.41%), teaching (9.37%), and personal care services (9.28%).
Yerington’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, Yerington is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Yerington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Yerington is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.63% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Yerington in 2010 was $22,820, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,280 for a family of four.
Yerington is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Yerington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yerington residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Yerington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yerington include German, Italian, English, and Greek.
The most common language spoken in Yerington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.