Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Nevada city

Cities in Nevada Number of people in state prison from each city, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
Ely 19 3,924 3,943 482
Las Vegas 2,124 641,903 644,027 330
Reno 836 264,165 264,923 316
North Las Vegas 821 262,527 262,696 313
Yerington 8 3,121 3,129 256
Fallon 23 9,327 9,350 246
Elko 49 20,564 20,613 238
Boulder City 31 14,885 14,916 208
Caliente 2 990 992 202
Sparks 216 108,445 108,661 199
Carson City* 99 58,639 57,613 172
Winnemucca 14 8,431 8,445 166
Wells 2 1,237 1,239 161
Carlin 3 2,050 1,956 153
Fernley 35 22,895 22,930 153
Mesquite 26 20,471 20,497 127
Henderson 382 317,610 317,992 120
West Wendover 4 4,512 4,516 89
Lovelock 1 1,805 1,806 55

Sources and methodology

Cities in Nevada
This is city defined by the Census Bureau. *Carson City is an independent city and is treated as a county-equivalent for census purposes.
Number of people in state prison from each city, 2020
This is the number of people from each city in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the city as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the city as reflected in the 2020 Census plus the imprisoned population.
Imprisonment rate per 100,000
This is the number of imprisoned people divided by the total population and then multiplied by 100,000. It allows ready comparison of the frequency of imprisonment between each city of different population sizes.


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