Lander County NV Information


Lander County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,805
Population in Households 5,789
Population in Familes 4,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $59,348
Average Household Income $72,191
Per Capita Income $27,584


Total Housing Units 2,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,703 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 515 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 440 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $121,926
Average Home Value $143,012


Total Households 2,218
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,540
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 0.06% -0.62%
Households 0.03% -0.65%
Families -0.04% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


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, 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 # 12 35th
Population Density # 14 35th
Diversity Index # 9 53rd
Median Household Income # 4 82nd
Per Capita Income # 7 65th

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