Lander County NV Information


Lander County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,314
Daytime Population: Workers 2,387
Daytime Population: Residents 3,693
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,080
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 6,298
Population in Familes 5,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $65,338
Average Household Income $72,602
Per Capita Income $27,609


Total Housing Units 2,812 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,665 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 736 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 411 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $116,821
Average Home Value $141,997


Total Households 2,401
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,667
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 1.24% 0.98%
Households 1.13% 0.91%
Families 1.05% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.83%


Lander County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lander 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 # 12 35th
Population Density # 11 35th
Diversity Index # 7 65th
Median Household Income # 2 94th
Per Capita Income # 7 65th

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