Elko County NV Information


Elko County Subdivisions

Elko County NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 55,414
Population in Households 54,565
Population in Familes 46,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 849
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 63


Median Household Income $70,893
Average Household Income $82,059
Per Capita Income $30,423


Total Housing Units 22,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,996 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,632 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,837 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $220,103
Average Home Value $240,010


Total Households 19,628
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 13,930
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 1.55% 1.07%
Households 1.44% 1.04%
Families 1.38% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.17%


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, 2018 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 # 4 82nd
Population Density # 8 59th
Diversity Index # 4 82nd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.