Nevada Population, Area, and Density
The population of Nevada is 2,839,099 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Nevada is ranked number 36 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 50.7% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Nevada is 110,571.9 square miles. There state is 99.3% land and 0.7% water. The population density in Nevada is 25.9 people per square mile (48th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 2,839,099 people ÷ 109,781.2 sq mi
Population Density = 25.9 people per sq mile
|Population||2,839,099 (36th out of 56)||2,700,551 (36th out of 56)||1,998,257 (36th out of 56)|
|Difference||50.7% below avg||51.7% below avg||60.8% below avg|
|Total Area||110,571.9 mi2||286,380 km2||70,765,930 acres||(7th out of 56)|
|Land Area||109,781.2 mi2||284,332 km2||70,259,859 acres||(99.3%)|
|Water Area||790.7 mi2||2,048 km2||506,071 acres||(0.7%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||25.9 (48th out of 56)||24.6 (48th out of 56)||18.2 (49th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||94.0% below avg||94.1% below avg||95.4% below avg|