Panaca, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Panaca, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Panaca Census Designated Place had a population of 938 as of July 1, 2016. Panaca ranks in the lower 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 Panaca is located at latitude 37.789 and longitude -114.3997 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Panaca Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,741 feet.

The Panaca Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583949) 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 Panaca Census Designated Place is located within Pioche Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Panaca population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Panaca: Panaca City, Panacker City, Ponaca.

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


Total Population 938
Population in Households 932
Population in Familes 793
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 288
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 349
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $126,838
Average Home Value $168,227


Median Household Income $42,149
Average Household Income $56,983
Per Capita Income $21,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.47%
Households -0.32% -0.4%
Families 0.0% -0.5%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Panaca, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Panaca 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 # 69 48th
Population Density1 # 49 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 127 4th
Median Household Income # 78 41st
Per Capita Income # 94 29th

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