Demographic Information About the County

Community Data Summary


Distance to Major Cities


From Grass Valley / Nevada City
(Western Nevada County)
  • To: Sacramento Southwest: 57 miles
  • To: San Francisco West: 143 miles
  • To: Reno Northeast: 88 miles
  • To: South Lake Tahoe Northeast: 98 miles
Truckee
(Eastern Nevada County)
  • To: Sacramento Southwest 102 miles
  • To: San Francisco West 188 miles
  • To: Reno Northeast 31 miles
  • To: South Lake Tahoe Southeast 45 miles

Demographics


Housing & Construction April 2010


  • Housing Stock 52,590
  • Vacancy Rate 21.00%

Single Family Home Price March 2011


  • Median sales price $238,000
  • Per Capita Income

Transportation December 2010


  • Total Registered Vehicles 128,393
 

Land Area


  • Land Area in Acres 612,900
  • County Size in Square Mile 978

Income 2009


  • Personal Income ($mil.) $4,447.3
  • Per Capita Income $45,708
  • Average Earnings per Job $39,782
  • Median Household Income $57,884

Population

*State of California, Department of Finance, E-4 Population Estimates for Cities, Counties and the State, 2001 to 2009, with 2000 Benchmark. Sacramento, California, April 2010.
Year
Grass Valley
Nevada City
Truckee
Nevada County
1850
454
2,683
1,147

1900
4,719
3,250

17,789
1950
5,283
2,505
1,025
19,888
1980
6,697
2,431
2,389
51,645
1990
9,048
2,855
3,484
78,510
1995
9,250
2,820
11,300
85,900
1999
9,850
2,890
12,450
89,600
2000
10,922
2,996
13,864
92,033
2001*
11,858
3,025
14,224
93,357
2002*
11,957
3,031
14,682
94,871
2003*
12,050
3,038
14,890
96,159
2004*
12,224
3,034
15,220
97,397
2005*
12,944
3,037
15,578
98,464
2006*
12,929
3,063
15,784
99,260
2007*
12,947
3,065
15,939
99,265
2008*
12,891
3,065
16,113
98,874
2009*
12,809
3,042
16,230
98,649
2010*
12,746
3,040
16,280
98,680
2011*
12,860
3,068
16,180
98,764
2012* 12,832 3,134 15,788 98,069
2013* 12,944 3,198 15,387 97,763
2014* 12,953 3,152 15,335 97,766
2015* 12,961 3,272 15,345 98,037
2016* 12,955 3,260 15,370 98,095