Yerington is a very small city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 3,241 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yerington who work in sales jobs (22.95%), food service (7.48%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.48%).
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.
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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Yerington spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.97 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
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 are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.73% of adults in Yerington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Yerington in 2018 was $21,334, which is low income relative to Nevada, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,336 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 23.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yerington include German, English, Irish, Russian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Yerington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.