Humboldt County NV Information


Humboldt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,675
Daytime Population: Workers 8,543
Daytime Population: Residents 9,796
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,339
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 17,492
Population in Familes 14,415
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $59,889
Average Household Income $72,207
Per Capita Income $28,570


Total Housing Units 7,864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,604 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,136 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,124 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $167,845
Average Home Value $208,862


Total Households 6,740
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 4,603
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 0.93% 0.75%
Households 0.96% 0.78%
Families 0.89% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


Humboldt County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Humboldt 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 # 9 53rd
Population Density # 10 47th
Diversity Index # 2 94th
Median Household Income # 4 82nd
Per Capita Income # 5 76th

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