Esmeralda County NV Information


Esmeralda County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 880
Daytime Population: Workers 287
Daytime Population: Residents 563
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 850
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 879
Population in Familes 636
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $35,510
Average Household Income $55,495
Per Capita Income $27,559


Total Housing Units 969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (32.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 (54.9%)
Median Home Value $89,527
Average Home Value $163,254


Total Households 437
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 237
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 1.62% 1.63%
Households 1.62% 1.64%
Families 1.48% 1.55%
Median Household Income   7.76%
Per Capita Income   2.4%


Esmeralda County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Esmeralda 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 # 17 6th
Population Density # 17 6th
Diversity Index # 9 53rd
Median Household Income # 17 6th
Per Capita Income # 8 59th

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