Also See: Owyhee, NV ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Owyhee CDP(1) had a population of 1,020 as of July 1, 2021. Owyhee ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Owyhee is located at latitude 41.9477 and longitude -116.0987 in Elko County. The formal boundaries for the Owyhee Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 224.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.61 sq. miles. Elko County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,400 feet.
The Owyhee 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 Owyhee Census Designated Place is located within Mountain City Division of Elko County.
|Total Population||1,020 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,001 (98.1%)|
|Population in Families||802 (78.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||19 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$37,633|
|Average Household Income||$49,976|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$18,846|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||434 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||217 (50.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||167 (38.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||50 (11.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$101,471|
|Average Home Value||$135,484|
|Housing Affordability Index3||231|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.06%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.82%|
The table below compares Owyhee 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.
|Total Population||# 68||49th|
|Population Density||# 129||2nd|
|Median Household Income||# 121||8th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 114||87th|
|Per Capita Income||# 125||5th|
|Diversity Index||# 123||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.