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Census 2010:
From Nevada: 2010 Population and Housing Unit Counts. 2010 Census of Population and Housing, issued August 2012, CPH-2-30
For inset A, B and C, see below.

Nevada Census Data

US Census Bureau

Population estimates for the nation, states, counties, cities and towns, metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, and total housing units are available for Vintage 2017 (July 1, 2017) and historic vintages.

Projections of the Size and Composition of the U.S. Population: 2014 to 2060

Between 2014 and 2060, the U.S. population is projected to increase from 319 million to 417 million, reaching 400 million in 2051.

Nevada State Demographer
2010 Census profiles by county and incorporated city -- Profiles include Hispanic origin data

Nevada County Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin Estimates and Projections 2017 to 2036 - Estimates from 2000 to 2016 and Projections from 2017 to 2036
US Census Bureau

Hispanic Origin - provides brief explanations of how Hispanic Origin is used at the Census and links to major data tables

U.S. Census Bureau guidance on the presentation and comparison of race and Hispanic origin data - Traditional and current data collection and classification treat race and Hispanic origin as two separate and distinct concepts in accordance with guidelines from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This document provides U.S. Census Bureau guidance to the user community on how to handle the interpretation of race and Hispanic origin data.

Historical census statistics on population totals by race, 1790 to 1990, and by Hispanic origin, 1970 to 1990, for the United States, regions, divisions, and states / by Campbell Gibson and Kay Jung, US Census Bureau, Population Division Working Paper No. 56, 2002

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulations - The Census Bureau produces the EEO Tabulations for Federal agencies responsible for monitoring employment practices and enforcing civil rights laws in the workforce, and for all employers so they can measure their compliance with the laws.

The EEO Tabulation 2006-2010 (5-year ACS data) serves as the primary external benchmark for conducting comparisons between the racial, ethnic, and sex composition of each employer's workforce to its available labor market. provide data about the labor force by sex, race and ethnicity (Hispanic origin) by detailed occupations, EEO Occupational Groups, EEO-1 Job Categories, Federal Sector Job Groups, State and Local Government Job Groups, educational attainment, younger and older age groups, earnings, industry, citizenship, and unemployment status by residence geography, worksite geography, and commuter flows. These are also used by organizations to develop and update their affirmative action plans.

Special 2000 Census EEO Tabulation - Nevada data

These charts show Hispanic workers as a percentage in Nevada counties total workforce for selected job categories. Mona Reno, SDC Librarian, compiled these charts from the Special 2000 Census EEO Tabulation.
 

Nevada Territory and State Historic Censuses (1860-75)

Nevada Territory Censuses (1861-1864, digital images of the Territorial surveys authorized by the territorial governor on the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records Digital Collections site).

Please note that no names are listed in the following 1861 -1864 Territorial and 1875 State censuses documents.  For family history research, please use the census microfilm and name indexes located at the Nevada State Library.

1861 Territorial Census

1862 Territorial Census

1863 Territorial Census

1864 Territorial Census

1875 State Census  

Selected Federal Historic Censuses

Nevada city populations, 1860 - 2000

Nevada's county populations, 1860 - 2000 

Nevada's foreign-born populations, 1860 - 2000

Nevada's major cities - Race and Hispanic origin, 1860 - 2000

Trends in Nevada's population and housing, 1900 - 2000

Other Historic Censuses Resources

University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Historical Census (1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 Federal Censuses) - Search Nevadans by name, location, occupation and other characteristics in this digital database.

 

Nevada Department of Transportation

Indian Reservations and Colonies in Nevada - 2017 (map) -- This map shows locations of Nevada's Native American Reservations and Colonies and lists tribal contacts and agencies.

Nevada State Demographer

2010 Census profiles by county and incorporated city -- Profiles include Native American data.

Nevada County Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin Estimates and Projections 2017 to 2036 - Estimates from 2000 to 2016 and Projections from 2017 to 2036

US Census Bureau

Table B16001 -- Language spoken at home by ability to speak English for the population 5 years and over.  Use American FactFinder to access the American Community Survey (ACS) 2012-2016 5-year and 2016 1-year data tables with state-level data or to refine your results for an individual geography.

Native North American languages spoken at home in the United States and Puerto Rico: 2006-2010 (ACS) -- American Community Survey Briefs Publication ACSBR/10-10, December 2011

DP-1 Demographic Profiles for Nevada (State, Congressional Districts, Counties, Places, MSA's and Native American Colonies, Reservations and Trust Lands) -- Use American FactFinder to access 2 tables with state-level data or to refine your results for an individual geography.

Summary File 1 (SF 1) Selected population and housing characteristics for Nevada -- Use American FactFinder to access 361 tables with state-level data or to refine your results for an individual geography.

Summary File 2 (SF 2) Population and housing characteristics iterated for many detailed race and Hispanic or Latino categories, and Native American tribes for Nevada -- Use American FactFinder to access 134 tables with state-level data or to refine your results for an individual geography.

Native American Census Rolls

Indian Census Rolls 1885-1940, National Archives and Records (NARA) Series M595 microfilm available at the Nevada State Library, Archives, & Public Records

National Archives and Records (NARA) microfilm (1853-1940) - document lists Indian Census rolls, letters sent and received by the Office of Indian Affairs - Nevada Superintendency, records of the Nevada and Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs, and Superintendents' annual narrative and statistical reports from field jurisdictions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs available at the Nevada State Library, Archives, & Public Records.

National Archives & Records (NARA) - The American Indian Records in the National Archives website contains Native American records and information available at NARA

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) records - Microfilm rolls available at National Archives & Records (NARA) - the BIA gathered, collected, and/or created census rolls involving Native Americans to identify members of various tribes and bands, including Freedmen.  These rolls were created as a result of allotments, legislation, removals, treaties, and other activities. Since the purpose of the rolls vary; the information collected also varies.  Information on the Baker, Dawes, Guion-Miller, Kern-Clifton, Roblin and Wallace rolls is available.

 

The Nevada State Demographer is responsible for conducting annual population estimates and projections for Nevada’s counties, cities, and unincorporated towns. The State Demographer estimates Nevada’s county populations by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin and produces population projections and produces the Governor's certified population estimates and projections for the State of Nevada.

Population estimate reports include:

2017 Governor Certified Population Estimates of Nevada's Counties, Cities and Towns 2000 to 2017

Nevada County Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin Estimates and Projections 2017 to 2036 - Estimates from 2000 to 2016 and Projections from 2017 to 2036

Population projection reports include:

Nevada County Population Projections 2017 to 2036

Nevada County Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin Estimates and Projections 2017 to 2036 - Estimates from 2000 to 2016 and Projections from 2017 to 2036

US Census Bureau -- The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

American FactFinder (AFF) -- An interactive tool for searching census data.

American Community Survey (ACS) -- A source for detailed population and housing information about our nation.

data.census.gov -- Beta test the platform replacing American FactFinder.

Quick Facts -- Provides statistics for all states and counties and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

U.S. Statistical Abstract -- The abstract served as a guide to sources of data from the Census Bureau and other Federal agencies and private organizations. The U.S. Census Bureau ended the data collection for the Statistical Compendia program on October 1, 2011.  Historic abstract information is available.