Hawthorne, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hawthorne, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Hawthorne Census Designated Place had a population of 3,118 as of July 1, 2017. Hawthorne ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hawthorne is located at latitude 38.5249 and longitude -118.6271 in Mineral County. The formal boundaries for the Hawthorne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mineral County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,331 feet.

The Hawthorne Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408359) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hawthorne Census Designated Place is located within Hawthorne Division of Mineral County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hawthorne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hawthorne: Hawthorne City.

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


Total Population 3,118
Daytime Population: Workers 1,236
Daytime Population: Residents 1,457
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,693
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 3,071
Population in Familes 2,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 1,917
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $45,258
Average Household Income $58,052
Per Capita Income $27,201


Total Housing Units 1,850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 908 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 560 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 382 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $111,192
Average Home Value $122,133


Total Households 1,468
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 824
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 -0.65% -0.87%
Households -0.65% -0.89%
Families -0.75% -0.94%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Hawthorne, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hawthorne to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 40 70th
Population Density # 15 89th
Diversity Index # 56 58th
Median Household Income # 80 40th
Per Capita Income # 57 57th

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