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.
|Population in Households||2,398|
|Population in Familes||1,775|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||164|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
|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|
|Median Household Income||$50,494|
|Average Household Income||$57,780|
|Per Capita Income||$28,958|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.26%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
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.
|Total Population||# 44||67th|
|Population Density1||# 70||47th|
|Diversity Index2||# 100||24th|
|Median Household Income||# 64||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 42||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.