The Consolidated Municipality of Carson City is located in western Nevada and is the Nevada state capital. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.carson.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 54,522 and the 2010 census population was 55,274. The land area is 145 square miles and there are 382 persons per square mile.
89.5% of the population is White, 2.2% is Black or African American, 22.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.3% is Asian, 2.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.9% is two or more races. 86.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $198,900, there are 21,186 households, an average of 2.5 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,264, the median household income is $51,957, and 16.2% of the persons in Carson City are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,4701. Retail sales (in $1000) were $991,506, and sales per capita were $18,025. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 20%.
Carson City is not a county in Nevada, but we've included it here because of its importance in Nevada government.
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