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County’s Population Stagnant in New Report

The populations of Grass Valley and Nevada City have declined slightly, but there are more people in Nevada County overall. Those are some of the latest findings from the State Department of Finance, just out with their annual population estimates. Spokesman Doug Kuczynski says overall, California grew by 335-thousand residents last year compared to 2015…

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Los Angeles is still the largest city, with a population of over four million. San Diego is second at one-point-four million, followed by San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento. Kuczynski says with the exception of the large cities, most of the other growth was pretty evenly distributed…

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Nevada County was not one of them. It grew by zero-point-two percent from 2015 to 2016, or by 219 people. According to the department’s numbers, the population of Nevada County was 98,828 last year. Grass Valley’s population is 12,859 (just eight fewer people than the year before). Nevada City’s population is 3208-a drop of 32 people. Truckee gained 125 people for a population of 15,904.

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