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Carlin, Nevada - Basic Facts

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The City of Carlin had a population of 2,669 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Carlin is located at latitude 40.719 and longitude -116.108 in Elko County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carlin (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elko County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,905 feet.

The City of Carlin (GNIS ID: 2409983) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Carlin is located within Carlin Division of Elko County.

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

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


Total Population 2,669
Population in Households 2,518
Population in Familes 1,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 256
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 973
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 634
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 602 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 371 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $116,985
Average Home Value $139,469


Median Household Income $72,749
Average Household Income $83,253
Per Capita Income $33,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.93% 1.61%
Households 1.58% 1.59%
Families 1.55% 1.53%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Carlin, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlin 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 # 43 68th
Population Density1 # 53 60th
Diversity Index2 # 92 31st
Median Household Income # 15 89th
Per Capita Income # 30 78th

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