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

POPULATION

Total Population 44,927
Population in Households 44,524
Population in Familes 35,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 403
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,480
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 12,200
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 23,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,888 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,592 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,573 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $91,148
Average Home Value $113,264
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,061
Average Household Income $52,045
Per Capita Income $21,520
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-20142014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.03%
Households 0.58% 0.03%
Families 0.53% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
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.

Nye County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nye County to the other 17 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 7 65th
Population Density1 # 9 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 12 35th
Median Household Income # 15 18th
Per Capita Income # 14 24th

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