Esmeralda County NV Information


Esmeralda County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 827
Population in Households 826
Population in Familes 597
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 409
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 935 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (31.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 526 (56.3%)
Median Home Value $89,286
Average Home Value $155,442


Median Household Income $36,927
Average Household Income $55,141
Per Capita Income $27,271
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 1.07%
Households 0.81% 1.05%
Families 0.74% 1.05%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.


Esmeralda County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Esmeralda 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 # 17 6th
Population Density1 # 17 6th
Diversity Index2 # 9 53rd
Median Household Income # 17 6th
Per Capita Income # 8 59th

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