Humboldt County NV Information


Humboldt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,541
Population in Households 17,358
Population in Familes 14,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 66


Median Household Income $60,583
Average Household Income $72,783
Per Capita Income $28,786


Total Housing Units 7,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,826 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,860 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,283 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $181,689
Average Home Value $225,554


Total Households 6,686
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 4,565
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 0.72% -0.1%
Households 0.74% -0.09%
Families 0.68% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


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, 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 # 9 53rd
Population Density # 10 47th
Diversity Index # 2 94th
Median Household Income # 3 88th
Per Capita Income # 6 71st

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