Hawthorne, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hawthorne, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Hawthorne Census Designated Place had a population of 3,211 as of July 1, 2016. Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne is located at latitude 38.5249 and longitude -118.6271 in Mineral County. 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. Mineral County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,331 feet.

The Hawthorne Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408359) 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 Hawthorne Census Designated Place is located within Hawthorne Division of Mineral County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne: Hawthorne City.

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


Total Population 3,211
Population in Households 3,164
Population in Familes 2,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 1,975
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,495
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 843
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,861 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 920 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 574 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $107,968
Average Home Value $120,146


Median Household Income $40,815
Average Household Income $56,714
Per Capita Income $26,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.52%
Households -0.46% -0.64%
Families -0.5% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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 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 # 39 71st
Population Density1 # 15 89th
Diversity Index2 # 58 56th
Median Household Income # 86 35th
Per Capita Income # 57 57th

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