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West Wendover, Nevada - Basic Facts

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The City of West Wendover had a population of 4,918 as of July 1, 2016. West Wendover 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 West Wendover is located at latitude 40.7403 and longitude -114.0786 in Elko County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Wendover (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elko County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,462 feet.

The City of West Wendover (GNIS ID: 2412232) 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 West Wendover is located within West Wendover Division of Elko County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Wendover 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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West Wendover, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,918
Population in Households 4,918
Population in Familes 4,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 657
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 1,494
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 1,076
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 778 (46.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $101,993
Average Home Value $149,791


Median Household Income $39,099
Average Household Income $50,097
Per Capita Income $15,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.76% 1.74%
Households 1.59% 1.62%
Families 1.07% 1.6%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

West Wendover, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Wendover 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 # 35 74th
Population Density1 # 31 77th
Diversity Index2 # 7 96th
Median Household Income # 93 30th
Per Capita Income # 125 5th

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