Minden, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Minden, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Minden Census Designated Place had a population of 3,201 as of July 1, 2016. Minden ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Minden is located at latitude 38.9585 and longitude -119.7689 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the Minden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,724 feet.

The Minden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408835) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Minden Census Designated Place is located within Gardnerville-Minden Division of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Minden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Minden: Millerville.

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Minden, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,201
Population in Households 3,107
Population in Familes 2,432
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density1 757
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,469
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 943
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,032 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 437 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $320,948
Average Home Value $340,465


Median Household Income $58,814
Average Household Income $75,508
Per Capita Income $39,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 0.92%
Households 1.38% 1.17%
Families 1.39% 1.16%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Minden, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Minden to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 70th
Population Density1 # 29 79th
Diversity Index2 # 107 19th
Median Household Income # 44 67th
Per Capita Income # 17 88th

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