Nye County NV Information


Nye County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,754
Population in Households 45,581
Population in Familes 36,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,173
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $45,514
Average Household Income $59,690
Per Capita Income $25,592


Total Housing Units 24,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,886 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,860 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,366 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $164,973
Average Home Value $190,598


Total Households 18,746
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 12,330
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 0.75% 0.81%
Households 0.47% 0.79%
Families 0.4% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


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, 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 # 7 65th
Population Density # 9 53rd
Diversity Index # 13 29th
Median Household Income # 14 24th
Per Capita Income # 12 35th

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