Since 1950 Nevada has seen a lot of growth. In April of 1950, population total was 56,515 people. Sixty years later population had grown to 2,700,551 with 94% living in urban areas. In 1950, urban population was 55.9% to rural population of 44.2%. This report provides 2010 Census and historical comparisons of the population and housing unit counts over 60 years. It also provides area measurements and density. The user notes section documents geographic changes over the past decade.