Nevada Ancestry and Population Demographic Data

On this page, you'll find details on the largest ethnic ancestries in Nevada, with links to ancestry pages to research more data.

Below, we'll show you the full list of different ancestries reported in Nevada for the past 6 years. These start from the latest figures from the Census Bureau for , back to -5.

To make the surfacing of this data easier, we've listed it in descending order based on the most recent year of data available, which means that past years may not be in the correct descending order.

All ancestry labels below are the grouping terms used by the U.S. Census Bureau and are not labels that Name Census has provided.

Nevada Ancestry Data

Ancestry 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
White 1,929,661 1,933,057 1,936,453 1,935,103 1,949,707 1,881,048
Hispanic or Latino 770,553 790,497 814,305 831,597 853,041 875,798
Mexican 590,272 603,694 618,822 629,469 643,198 656,491
Some Other Race 246,138 260,654 279,977 296,234 304,947 326,603
African American 235,721 243,552 253,013 261,123 271,005 282,722
Asian 214,846 222,612 232,502 234,693 242,267 252,314
Filipino 109,846 116,313 121,410 122,214 125,210 129,815
American 105,791 102,248 97,231 91,178 84,966 79,690
German 95,532 93,485 92,682 88,987 84,061 81,988
Irish 69,121 68,393 67,623 67,307 64,769 65,005
Italian 68,323 65,775 64,876 63,710 59,669 58,731
English 63,413 60,788 61,734 61,349 60,872 69,722
Salvadoran 38,998 38,880 41,907 43,326 44,170 41,871
Chinese 32,572 33,950 33,603 34,310 36,081 36,486
European 27,771 28,386 31,454 35,577 39,951 40,159
American Indian 24,426 24,888 25,439 28,618 30,256 30,297
Puerto Rican 24,374 26,271 27,113 27,871 28,414 28,384
Cuban 23,880 26,252 28,758 30,646 31,745 34,910
Subsaharan African 21,317 22,346 24,320 27,455 31,238 33,290
Polish 20,876 19,607 19,472 19,193 18,053 17,881
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 17,942 18,334 19,019 19,352 20,022 21,398
Guatemalan 17,047 17,742 19,229 20,618 22,171 22,377
Korean 14,429 13,870 14,867 14,160 14,250 14,407
Norwegian 13,542 13,724 13,306 13,100 13,333 12,383
Scottish 13,227 14,197 14,041 13,686 12,968 12,871
Spaniard 12,884 12,646 12,061 12,803 12,936 13,070
All other Hispanic or Latino 12,800 14,340 14,390 15,189 16,615 21,347
French 11,236 11,218 10,945 10,368 10,272 9,405
Asian Indian 11,206 11,121 13,252 13,554 15,283 18,086
Russian 11,014 10,272 9,273 8,712 8,170 7,483
African 10,997 10,433 11,725 12,842 15,090 16,639
Japanese 10,446 10,079 10,824 11,388 11,749 12,360
Swedish 9,392 9,242 8,986 8,183 7,909 7,591
Scotch-Irish 8,731 8,300 8,658 8,059 7,823 6,945
Spanish 8,205 7,996 8,208 7,997 7,958 9,356
Total Arab 8,081 7,919 7,192 6,946 6,230 7,595
Ethiopian 7,882 8,943 9,008 10,484 12,044 12,592
Dutch 7,123 6,768 6,537 6,353 5,959 5,305
Thai 6,590 6,426 6,639 6,331 6,353 6,438
Two or more Asian 6,551 7,280 7,348 7,713 8,189 8,168
Peruvian 6,177 6,770 6,434 6,475 7,725 6,307
Colombian 6,038 6,200 6,290 6,948 6,943 7,463
Honduran 5,690 5,837 5,814 5,982 5,877 6,386
Nicaraguan 5,523 5,370 5,223 5,252 4,926 5,985
French Canadian 5,488 5,183 4,988 4,919 5,031 4,673
Portuguese 5,397 5,483 5,797 5,466 5,926 5,778
British 5,368 5,977 6,650 7,251 7,714 7,324
Danish 5,147 4,555 4,634 4,371 4,213 4,172
Hungarian 4,599 4,452 4,367 4,369 4,160 4,113
Greek 4,528 4,663 4,382 4,546 4,324 4,469
Iranian 4,491 4,467 4,602 4,839 4,568 4,817
Argentinean 4,069 3,774 3,894 3,302 3,350 3,941
Canadian 3,843 3,725 3,696 3,646 3,635 4,012
Armenian 3,762 3,696 3,773 3,805 4,404 4,655
Welsh 3,528 3,522 3,579 3,168 3,115 3,439
Scandinavian 3,516 3,311 3,724 3,675 3,901 3,827
West Indian (except Hispanic groups) 3,425 3,689 3,680 4,161 4,897 5,301
Dominican 3,374 3,625 4,582 4,171 4,458 4,408
Bulgarian 2,747 2,970 3,538 2,787 2,847 2,105
Laotian 2,728 3,072 2,472 2,101 2,112 2,128
Ukrainian 2,567 2,166 2,119 1,915 2,311 2,285
Basque 2,543 2,250 1,831 1,879 1,928 1,679
Ecuadorian 2,478 2,728 2,674 2,322 1,925 1,974
Czech 2,402 2,424 2,315 2,464 2,577 2,325
Lebanese 2,345 2,264 1,994 1,999 1,618 1,956
Chilean 2,307 2,066 2,180 1,899 1,819 1,666
Romanian 2,275 2,312 2,577 2,937 3,316 4,089
Swiss 2,179 2,031 1,716 1,560 1,524 1,479
Eastern European 1,943 1,701 2,235 2,834 3,411 4,126
Yugoslavian 1,855 1,855 1,906 1,488 1,367 1,289
Cambodian 1,828 1,609 1,475 1,608 1,618 1,635
Costa Rican 1,782 1,775 1,752 1,653 2,103 2,175
Serbian 1,727 2,152 2,355 2,460 2,681 2,077
Lithuanian 1,708 1,716 1,748 1,819 1,619 1,417
Finnish 1,704 1,719 1,702 1,585 1,421 1,280
Croatian 1,690 1,727 1,589 1,635 1,710 1,821
Brazilian 1,641 1,776 2,091 2,116 2,386 1,842
Northern European 1,614 1,826 2,044 2,438 3,639 3,693
Arab 1,585 1,409 1,003 685 582 536
Panamanian 1,556 1,688 1,655 1,823 1,810 2,261
Jamaican 1,536 1,813 1,842 1,884 2,291 2,115
Israeli 1,358 1,071 1,109 1,117 1,517 1,731
Other Asian, not specified 1,321 1,346 1,586 1,633 1,385 1,817
Other Arab 1,304 1,348 1,015 1,151 1,271 1,524
Taiwanese 1,266 897 1,042 979 1,256 1,336
Czechoslovakian 1,190 995 794 609 600 780
Slovak 1,140 1,335 1,344 1,281 1,193 1,009
Austrian 1,126 1,403 1,323 1,363 1,415 1,344
Pakistani 984 1,289 1,420 1,663 1,822 2,371
Bangladeshi 895 1,046 1,062 863 576 354
Egyptian 881 808 1,076 671 555 1,168
Belgian 859 807 699 762 776 664
Venezuelan 808 1,060 1,403 1,845 2,515 2,713
Australian 749 645 461 376 348 343
Sri Lankan 733 809 773 767 755 658
Afghan 682 745 776 565 626 636
Other Central American 675 515 399 375 750 530
Bolivian 583 543 738 771 716 822
Turkish 581 539 593 630 739 581
Syrian 553 476 423 441 536 456
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 553 554 538 432 339 317
Haitian 550 482 556 732 1,062 1,287
Nigerian 542 626 832 1,154 1,310 1,109
Slavic 507 411 467 450 465 513
Nepalese 504 676 694 839 833 985
Jordanian 470 373 322 471 176 183
Burmese 467 441 852 785 623 433
Moroccan 465 538 709 965 913 901
Belizean 464 519 517 692 685 799
Indonesian 408 466 667 742 795 687
Uruguayan 400 298 328 334 401 775
South African 380 454 524 566 556 460
Alaska Native tribes 357 379 480 506 734 521
Spanish American 342 269 182 242 221 341
West Indian 339 309 234 369 347 413
Albanian 326 361 328 366 358 365
Somali 309 292 603 455 346 356
Slovene 299 272 310 428 406 392
Kenyan 291 337 316 403 365 165
Other Subsaharan African 291 427 474 714 921 1,177
New Zealander 272 276 253 185 205 217
Pennsylvania German 263 291 327 326 306 262
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 262 307 242 197 221 418
Iraqi 256 457 433 405 397 640
Other South American 238 96 147 217 228 142
Macedonian 234 168 171 155 209 324
Palestinian 222 246 217 158 182 231
Celtic 213 356 288 292 200 249
Latvian 194 215 239 279 307 303
Liberian 186 195 202 253 132 272
German Russian 184 50 95 90 122 123
Malaysian 176 163 118 118 105 89
Icelander 165 179 116 70 154 163
Ghanaian 152 219 189 133 76 134
Luxembourger 132 124 93 66 20 9
Bhutanese 130 123 127 63 85 71
Guyanese 111 116 147 98 89 70
Maltese 100 105 62 50 47 92
Sudanese 98 264 276 269 306 265
Barbadian 92 83 96 72 50 48
Cajun 90 41 48 74 61 84
Ugandan 87 40 50 68 0 15
Bahamian 84 73 74 79 81 68
Cape Verdean 82 85 91 64 48 67
Paraguayan 53 62 122 67 67 103
Hmong 49 38 197 256 364 448
Other Asian, specified 45 49 23 44 30 124
Mongolian 42 107 95 86 133 121
Other West Indian 34 29 28 36 23 0
Dutch West Indian 29 20 13 16 45 29
Estonian 26 28 37 56 33 25
Cypriot 24 21 34 55 34 66
United States Virgin Islander 21 21 24 31 30 46
Carpatho Rusyn 20 19 24 18 16 16
Zimbabwean 20 31 30 37 21 19
British West Indian 14 33 54 53 62 78

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates, from the United States Census Bureau. The latest year for the ACS is currently .

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