Oasis, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oasis, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Oasis Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Elko County at latitude 41.0286 and longitude -114.4763. Elko County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,873 feet.

The formal official name is the Oasis Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Oasis, Nevada.

The U5 Census Class Code for Oasis indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Oasis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Oasis, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 31
Population in Households 31
Population in Familes 25
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 14
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 9
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $87,500


Median Household Income $40,973
Average Household Income $45,417
Per Capita Income $15,425
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.58% 2.46%
Households 1.76% 2.71%
Families 10.01% 2.13%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Oasis, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oasis to the other 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 128 2nd
Population Density1 # 102 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 16 88th
Median Household Income # 90 31st
Per Capita Income # 119 9th

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