Yerington, NV


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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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Yerington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Yerington is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yerington who work in maintenance occupations (16.95%), food service (10.54%), and personal care services (9.87%).

The overall crime rate in Yerington is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Yerington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Yerington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small city, Yerington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Yerington have a very low rate of college education: just 8.61% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Yerington in 2010 was $21,175, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,700 for a family of four.

Yerington is an extremely 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 22.01% 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 Native American languages.

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