Elko County NV Information

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Elko County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 56,695
Population in Households 55,907
Population in Familes 46,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 788
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 63
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,971
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 14,224
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 22,445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,949 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,022 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,474 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $204,926
Average Home Value $229,800
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,963
Average Household Income $78,727
Per Capita Income $28,961
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.42% 2.07%
Households 2.19% 1.97%
Families 2.17% 1.96%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

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Elko County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elko County to the other 17 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 3 88th
Population Density1 # 8 59th
Diversity Index2 # 4 82nd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.