Lander County NV Information


Lander County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,534
Population in Households 6,518
Population in Familes 5,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 2,474
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,724
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,958 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,708 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 766 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 484 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $113,316
Average Home Value $136,929


Median Household Income $60,452
Average Household Income $72,802
Per Capita Income $27,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.0% 1.54%
Households 1.8% 1.41%
Families 1.77% 1.39%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.


Lander County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lander 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 # 12 35th
Population Density1 # 11 35th
Diversity Index2 # 6 71st
Median Household Income # 2 94th
Per Capita Income # 5 76th

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