The City of Elko had a population of 21,303 as of July 1, 2017. Elko ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Elko is located at latitude 40.8384 and longitude -115.7678 in Elko County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elko (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elko County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,066 feet.
The City of Elko (GNIS ID: 2410428) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elko population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Elko: Ballous Addition.
|Population in Households||20,886|
|Population in Familes||16,859|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||417|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,428 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,462 (52.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,299 (39.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||667 ( 7.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$220,724|
|Average Home Value||$233,410|
|Median Household Income||$69,327|
|Average Household Income||$79,556|
|Per Capita Income||$30,536|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.75%|
|Per Capita Income||2.18%|
The table below compares Elko to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 15||89th|
|Population Density1||# 19||86th|
|Diversity Index2||# 30||78th|
|Median Household Income||# 26||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 41||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.