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Hawthorne, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Hawthorne Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mineral County at latitude 38.5249 and longitude -118.6271. Mineral County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,331 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hawthorne: Hawthorne City.

Hawthorne Census Designated Place, NV Boundary Map


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


Total Population 3,200
Population in Households 3,153
Population in Familes 2,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 1,973
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 1,513
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 853
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 941 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 573 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $89,885
Average Home Value $114,878


Median Household Income $40,053
Average Household Income $48,216
Per Capita Income $22,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.5% -0.72%
Households -0.4% -0.53%
Families -0.46% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


Hawthorne, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hawthorne 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 # 39 71st
Population Density1 # 15 89th
Diversity Index2 # 66 49th
Median Household Income # 92 29th
Per Capita Income # 76 42nd

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