Battle Mountain, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Battle Mountain, Nevada - Basic Facts

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The Battle Mountain Census Designated Place had a population of 3,988 as of July 1, 2016. Battle Mountain ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Battle Mountain is located at latitude 40.6374 and longitude -116.9495 in Lander County. The formal boundaries for the Battle Mountain Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lander County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,511 feet.

The Battle Mountain Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407804) 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 Battle Mountain Census Designated Place is located within Battle Mountain Division of Lander County.

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


Total Population 3,988
Population in Households 3,972
Population in Familes 3,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 1,118
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,475
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,034
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 914 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 561 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $104,253
Average Home Value $122,097


Median Household Income $57,084
Average Household Income $66,839
Per Capita Income $24,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.18%
Households 1.26% 1.02%
Families 1.35% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Battle Mountain, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Battle Mountain 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 # 37 73rd
Population Density1 # 22 84th
Diversity Index2 # 39 71st
Median Household Income # 46 66th
Per Capita Income # 75 44th

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