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About Nevada

Population (2014 Estimate): 2,839,099

  • White: 52%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 28%
  • Black or African American: 9%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Two or More Races: 4%

Land Area: 109,781.2 square miles
Density: 24.6 persons per square mile
Capital: Carson City
Became a State: October 31, 1864
Bordering States: Arizona, California, Idaho, Oregon, Utah


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Special Populations: American Indian


Special Populations: Frontier and Rural