Orovada, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Orovada, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Orovada Census Designated Place had a population of 168 as of July 1, 2016. Orovada ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Orovada is located at latitude 41.561 and longitude -117.7763 in Humboldt County. 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. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,344 feet.

The Orovada Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583947) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Orovada Census Designated Place is located within McDermitt Division of Humboldt County.

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


Total Population 168
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 139
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (33.6%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $205,435


Median Household Income $36,769
Average Household Income $44,281
Per Capita Income $17,780
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 1.5%
Households 1.42% 1.37%
Families 2.07% 1.17%
Median Household Income   -0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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 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 # 106 19th
Population Density1 # 130 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 18 86th
Median Household Income # 109 18th
Per Capita Income # 117 11th

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