Elko County NV Information


Elko County Subdivisions

Elko County NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 55,538
Daytime Population: Workers 24,694
Daytime Population: Residents 28,348
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 53,042
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 54,751
Population in Familes 45,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 787
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $70,704
Average Household Income $81,166
Per Capita Income $30,044


Total Housing Units 22,348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,834 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,866 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,648 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $208,954
Average Home Value $230,585


Total Households 19,700
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 13,984
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.79% 1.47%
Households 1.69% 1.45%
Families 1.63% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


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, 2017 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 # 3 88th
Population Density # 8 59th
Diversity Index # 4 82nd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 88th

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