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Mount Charleston, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Mount Charleston CDP(1) had a population of 356 as of July 1, 2021. Mount Charleston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Mount Charleston is located at latitude 36.2572 and longitude -115.6428 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Charleston Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 29.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 7,506 feet.

The Mount Charleston Census Designated Place 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 Mount Charleston Census Designated Place is located within Clark Division of Clark County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Charleston: Charleston Park, Las Vegas Mountain Park.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Mount Charleston, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 356 (100%)
Population in Households 182 (51.1%)
Population in Families 134 (37.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 174 (48.9%)
Population Density 12
Diversity Index2 72


Median Household Income $102,596
Average Household Income $144,107
% of Income for Mortgage4 26%
Per Capita Income $32,817
Wealth Index5 209


Total HU (Housing Units) 504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (24.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 (67.5%)
Median Home Value $625,000
Average Home Value $729,365
Housing Affordability Index3 105


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 1.11
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 2
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.02% 0.28%
Households 0.0% 0.48%
Families 0.37% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
Owner Occupied HU   0.94%

Mount Charleston, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Charleston to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 88 34th
Population Density # 114 14th
Median Household Income # 11 92nd
Housing Affordability Index # 53 40th
Per Capita Income # 45 66th
Diversity Index # 23 83rd

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