Nevada

State

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Population
3.03M
1.21% 1-year growth
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
Median Age
38.2

Poverty Rate
13.7%

Median Household Income
$58,646
1.11% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$292,200
13.2% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Nevada had a population of 3.03M people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $58,646. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Nevada grew from 3M to 3.03M, a 1.21% increase and its median household income grew from $58,003 to $58,646, a 1.11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nevada are White (Non-Hispanic) (48.4%), White (Hispanic) (15%), Other (Hispanic) (11.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.78%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.06%). 30.9% of the people in Nevada speak a non-English language, and 90.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nevada are University of Nevada-Las Vegas (5,577 degrees awarded in 2017), College of Southern Nevada (5,093 degrees), and University of Nevada-Reno (4,459 degrees).

The median property value in Nevada is $292,200, and the homeownership rate is 56.8%. Most people in Nevada commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Nevada is 2 cars per household.

Nevada borders Arizona, California, Idaho, Oregon, and Utah.

About the photo: View from Red Rock Canyon, Spring Mts., Nevada

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Nevada, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Nevada (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nevada across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Nevada went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 47.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.5%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.32%). The most partisan county was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Nevada
47.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Nevada
  1. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Nevada was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Nevada colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Nevada

Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Nevada is home to a population of 3.03M people, from which 90.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 18.7% of Nevada residents were born outside of the country (566k people).

In 2018, there were 3.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.47M people) in Nevada than any other race or ethnicity. There were 455k White (Hispanic) and 347k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Nevada are Spanish (606,278 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (86,983 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (32,506 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nevada
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.47M ± 1.81k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    455k ± 16.6k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    347k ± 16k
29%
Hispanic Population
881k people

In 2018, there were 3.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.47M people) in Nevada than any other race or ethnicity. There were 455k White (Hispanic) and 347k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29% of the people in Nevada are hispanic (881k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Nevada as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    606,278 speakers (21.3%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    86,983 speakers (3.05%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    32,506 speakers (1.14%)

30.9% of Nevada citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Nevada was Spanish. 21.3% of the overall population of Nevada are native Spanish speakers. 3.05% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 1.14% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
566k people
18.7%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
562k people

As of 2018, 18.7% of Nevada residents (566k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nevada was 18.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Nevada was 38.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Nevada are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Nevada residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was N/A, the natal country of N/A Nevada residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

90.6%
2018 Citizenship
89.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 90.6% of Nevada residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Nevada was 89.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    71,549 ± 3,260
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    45,362 ± 3,541
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    32,128 ± 2,952

Nevada has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Nevada is $58,646. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Nevada was Washoe County, NV with a value of $63,310, followed by Clark County, NV and N/A, with respective values of $57,076 and N/A.

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Wages

Median Household Income

$58,646
2018 value
± $1,133
1.11%
1 Year Growth
± 2.5%

Households in Nevada have a median annual income of $58,646, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,003 in 2017, which represents a 1.11% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Nevada compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

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In N/A, the income inequality in N/A was N/A according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a N/A N/A from N/A to N/A, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat N/A even. The GINI for N/A was N/A than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed N/A evenly in N/A in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. N/A

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nevada was Washoe County, NV with a value of $63,310, followed by Clark County, NV and N/A, with respective values of $57,076 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the counties in Nevada colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nevada (393k out of 2.88M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    218,941 ± 3,574
  2. Hispanic
    148,046 ± 2,788
  3. Black
    61,786 ± 1,966

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nevada is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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Most Common

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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Most Common

The most common industries in Nevada, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paying

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $16B
  2. $8.39B
  3. $6.48B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $16B, followed by Mixed freight ($8.39B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($6.48B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$75B
2015 Value in Nevada
$113B
Projected 2045 Value in Nevada
51.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nevada trade was $75B. This is expected to increase 51.3% to $113B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nevada trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $19.2B
  2. $6.44B
  3. $3.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $19.2B, followed by Utah with $6.44B and Arizona and $3.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Nevada awarded 26,360 degrees. The student population of Nevada is skewed towards women, with 50,708 male students and 70,107 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nevada are White (12,540 and 48.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,916 and 22.9%), Asian (2,540 and 9.84%), and Black or African American (1,842 and 7.14%).

The largest universities in Nevada by number of degrees awarded are University of Nevada-Las Vegas (5,577 and 21.2%), College of Southern Nevada (5,093 and 19.3%), and University of Nevada-Reno (4,459 and 16.9%).

The most popular majors in Nevada are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (1,367 and 5.19%), Registered Nursing (1,229 and 4.66%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,208 and 4.58%).

The median tuition costs in Nevada are $33,333 for private four year colleges, and $3,784 and $12,952 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 747 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 593 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 533 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Nevada was Registered Nursing with 747 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Nevada according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,577 degrees awarded
  2. 5,093 degrees awarded
  3. 4,459 degrees awarded
$3,784
Median In-State Public
$33,333
Median Private

In 2017, the Nevada institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Nevada-Las Vegas with 5,577 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

10,255
Degrees Awarded to Men
16,105
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 10,255 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nevada, which is 0.637 times less than the 16,105 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Nevada by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    12,540 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5,916 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    2,540 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Nevada were to White students. These 12,540 degrees mean that there were 2.12 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 5,916 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nevada was $292,200 in 2018, which is 1.27 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $258,200 to $292,200, a 13.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Nevada is 56.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Nevada have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Nevada is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$292,200
2018 Median
± $3,090
$258,200
2017 Median
± $3,014

In 2018, the median property value in Nevada grew to to $292,200 from the previous year's value of $258,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Nevada compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nevada the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$58,646
Median Household Income
± $1,133
1.13M
Number of Households
± 16,616

In 2018, the median household income of the 1.13M households in Nevada grew to $58,646 from the previous year's value of $58,003.

The following chart displays the households in Nevada distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Nevada distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nevada the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

56.8%
2018 Homeownership
56.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 56.8% of the housing units in Nevada were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Nevada compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nevada have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.34% of the workforce in Nevada have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    78.3%
  2. Carpooled
    10.5%
  3. Worked At Home
    4.16%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Nevada was Drove Alone (78.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.5%) and those who Worked At Home (4.16%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Nevada distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nevada have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

88.8% of the population of Nevada has health coverage, with 47.5% on employee plans, 16.3% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 2.31% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Nevada was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

Primary care physicians in Nevada see 1764 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.858% increase from the previous year (1749 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1632 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 536 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Lyon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,764 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nevada

Primary care physicians in Nevada see an average of 1,764 patients per year. This represents a 0.858% increase from the previous year (1,749 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Nevada in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Nevada.
$6,714
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Nevada
$3,417
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,484
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,796
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nevada (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7%, from $6,275 to $6,714.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.2%
Uninsured
47.5%
Employer Coverage
16.3%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
2.31%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nevada N/A by N/A from N/A% to 11.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Nevada changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 13.1% prevalence
  2. 12.4% prevalence
  3. 12.1% prevalence

Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nevada by county over multiple years.

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