Nevada County is located in east-central California. The County Seat is Nevada City and the largest city is Truckee. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mynevadacounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 98,893 and the 2010 census population was 98,748. The land area is 957.77 square miles and there are 103.1 persons per square mile.
93.8% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 9% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 1.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3% is two or more races. 94.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 32.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $357,300, there are 40,991 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,346, the median household income is $57,353, and 12% of the persons in Nevada County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 14,492. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,077,159, and sales per capita were $11,111. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.7%.
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