Nye County NV Information


Nye County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 45,129
Daytime Population: Workers 14,097
Daytime Population: Residents 30,366
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,463
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 44,705
Population in Familes 35,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 424
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $45,977
Average Household Income $61,127
Per Capita Income $26,227


Total Housing Units 23,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,845 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,652 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,094 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $159,221
Average Home Value $181,244


Total Households 18,497
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,167
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 0.37% 0.67%
Households 0.35% 0.69%
Families 0.27% 0.65%
Median Household Income   4.25%
Per Capita Income   3.44%


Nye County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nye 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 # 7 65th
Population Density # 9 53rd
Diversity Index # 13 29th
Median Household Income # 13 29th
Per Capita Income # 11 41st

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