Elko County NV Information


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  1. Elko County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forElko County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Elko County NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 55,201
Population in Households 54,365
Population in Familes 45,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 836
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $76,919
Average Household Income $92,228
Per Capita Income $32,937


Total Housing Units 22,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,851 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,851 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,873 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $259,030
Average Home Value $284,178


Total Households 19,702
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 14,007
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.34% 1.21%
Households 1.33% 1.25%
Families 1.29% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


Elko County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elko County to the other 17 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 5 76th
Population Density # 8 59th
Diversity Index # 4 82nd
Median Household Income # 2 94th
Per Capita Income # 5 76th

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