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Walker Lake, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Walker Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 270 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Walker Lake is located at latitude 38.6467 and longitude -118.7572 in Mineral County. The formal boundaries for the Walker Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mineral County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,071 feet.

The Walker Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583963) 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 ""

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Walker Lake Census Designated Place is located within Hawthorne Division of Mineral County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 270
Population in Households 270
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 198
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 142
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (34.6%)
Median Home Value $92,708
Average Home Value $134,406
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,723
Average Household Income $55,772
Per Capita Income $25,875
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.52%
Households -0.44% -0.71%
Families 0.21% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Walker Lake, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walker Lake 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 # 94 29th
Population Density1 # 61 54th
Diversity Index2 # 36 74th
Median Household Income # 105 21st
Per Capita Income # 61 54th

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