A small city in Nevada, Fernley has a population of slightly more than 19,000. It's a nice place to raise a family, as young children make up a higher percentage of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%). With an average age of just under 39, the city's residents are younger than most cities in Nevada. Only 33% of residents rent in Fernley, as the majority own their homes. The average rent of $1,050 per month is roughly equal to the state average.
Fernley has a relatively large number of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or equivalent (23%) compared to the national average. Additionally, 7% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Seven percent of the population in Fernley works in retail, making it the most common industry. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $65K, Fernley workers earn a little less than the average Nevada resident. Fernley's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).
With an average commute time of about 32 minutes, slower than most cities in Nevada, Fernley residents have found that traveling to work takes some patience. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 40% of workers, while public transit is not used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.