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Orovada, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Orovada Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Humboldt County at latitude 41.561 and longitude -117.7763. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,344 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Orovada 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 Orovada Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 45.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 164
Population in Households 164
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $154,167


Median Household Income $35,721
Average Household Income $44,528
Per Capita Income $17,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.34% 1.99%
Households 1.76% 2.19%
Families 2.56% 1.96%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.99%
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.


Orovada, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orovada 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 # 106 19th
Population Density1 # 128 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 18 87th
Median Household Income # 109 16th
Per Capita Income # 106 19th

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