Tonopah, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Tonopah, Nevada - Basic Facts

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The Tonopah Census Designated Place had a population of 2,562 as of July 1, 2016. Tonopah 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 Tonopah is located at latitude 38.0996 and longitude -117.2482 in Nye County. The formal boundaries for the Tonopah Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nye County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,047 feet.

The Tonopah Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409333) 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 Tonopah Census Designated Place is located within Tonopah Division of Nye County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tonopah 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 Tonopah: Butler, Tonapah.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,562
Population in Households 2,398
Population in Familes 1,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 158
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,086
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 612
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 567 (34.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 519 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 560 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $75,598
Average Home Value $90,256
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,494
Average Household Income $57,780
Per Capita Income $28,958
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% -0.05%
Households 0.49% 0.04%
Families 0.51% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Tonopah, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tonopah 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 # 44 67th
Population Density1 # 70 47th
Diversity Index2 # 100 24th
Median Household Income # 64 52nd
Per Capita Income # 42 69th

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