Winnemucca, NV Profile: Facts & Data


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Winnemucca, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of Winnemucca had a population of 7,741 as of July 1, 2018. Winnemucca ranks in the upper 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 Winnemucca is located at latitude 40.973 and longitude -117.7357 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winnemucca encompass a land area of 9.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,295 feet.

The City of Winnemucca (GNIS ID: 2412284) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Winnemucca is located within Winnemucca Division of Humboldt County.

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


Total Population 7,741
Population in Households 7,637
Population in Familes 6,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density2 803
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $60,185
Average Household Income $76,538
Per Capita Income $31,969


Total Housing Units 3,563 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,022 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,041 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 500 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $223,195
Average Home Value $261,474


Total Households 3,063
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,978
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% -0.22%
Households 0.56% -0.22%
Families 0.59% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Winnemucca, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winnemucca to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 28 79th
Population Density # 27 80th
Diversity Index # 31 77th
Median Household Income # 42 69th
Per Capita Income # 38 72nd

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