Pahrump, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 36,441.
Population change since 2000: +47.9%
Males: 17,885  (49.1%)
Females: 18,556  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

54.0 years
Nevada median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 89048, 89060, 89061.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,355 (it was $34,860 in 2000)
Pahrump:

$45,355
NV:

$58,003

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,293 (it was $17,708 in 2000)

Pahrump CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $207,534 (it was $106,500 in 2000)
Pahrump:

$207,534
NV:

$258,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $876.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pahrump: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Black residents, 29.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.8% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pahrump, NV (2017)
    • 28,53075.3%White alone
    • 4,91813.0%Hispanic
    • 1,3103.5%Black alone
    • 8062.1%Two or more races
    • 7331.9%Asian alone
    • 2970.8%American Indian alone
    • 1900.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Pahrump detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 204 registered sex offenders living in Pahrump, Nevada as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pahrump is 182 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (12.1%), American (11.2%), English (7.7%), Irish (7.0%), Italian (3.4%), Norwegian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2690 feet

Land area: 297.9 square miles.

Population density: 122 people per square mile   (very low).

Pahrump, Nevada map

2,421 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 0.7% North America, 0.7% Europe).

This place:

6.4%
Nevada:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,142 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $961 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring Valley, NV (43.1 miles , pop. 117,390).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (44.1 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (198.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Crystal, NV (2.4 miles ),
Death Valley, CA (3.9 miles ),
Mount Charleston, NV (4.6 miles ),
Shoshone, CA (4.7 miles),
Tecopa, CA (5.3 miles),
Indian Springs, NV (5.6 miles ),
Sandy Valley, NV (5.8 miles ),
Amargosa Valley, NV (5.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.21 N, Longitude: 116.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,209 (-8.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 8,056 (68.4%)

Area code: 775

Distribution of median household income in Pahrump, NV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pahrump, NV in 2017
Pahrump satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Nevada:

3.7%
Most common industries in Pahrump, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.8%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (16.7%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Pahrump, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Pahrump, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pahrump, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 51.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

51.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Pahrump-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 774% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 143.1 miles away from Pahrump center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 187.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 207.4 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 140.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nye County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pahrump topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pahrump:

  • DESERT VIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 360 SOUTH LOLA LANE)
  • DESERT VIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 360 SOUTH LOLA LANE)
  • NATHAN ADELSON HOSPICE-PAHRUMP (1480 EAST CALVADA BLVD, SUITE 900)
  • PAHRUMP HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (4501 NORTH BLAGG RD)
  • PAHRUMP DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (330 S LOLA LN STE 100)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Pahrump:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pahrump:

  • College of Southern Nevada (about 44 miles; Las Vegas, NV; Full-time enrollment: 18,996)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 50 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Nevada State College (about 62 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 103 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Barstow Community College (about 109 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)
  • Mohave Community College (about 129 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Victor Valley College (about 140 miles; Victorville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,630)

Public high schools in Pahrump:

  • PAHRUMP VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 501 E CALVADA, Grades: 9-12)
  • PATHWAYS HIGH (ALTERNATIVE) (Location: 484 S. WEST STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Pahrump:

  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 781 WEST ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • CHOICE HILLS BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 340 W MESQUITE AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pahrump:

Private elementary/middle school in Pahrump:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 121, Location: 1061 E WILSON RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Pahrump

Library in Pahrump:

  • PAHRUMP COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $534,935; Location: 701 EAST STREET; 54,579 books; 4,493 audio materials; 3,988 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Community College of Southern Nevada is located at 511 E. Calvada Ave. As of July 01, 2006 the College will be renamed to Great Basin College, issuing both two and four year degrees.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pahrump: Bennetts Ranch (A), Mankins Ranch (B), Ward Ranch (C), Hafen Ranch (D), McGowan Ranch (E), Simpkins Daniels Ranch (F), Pahrump Memorial Arena (G), Manse Ranch (H), Brady Ranch (I), Garlin Ranch (J), Fowler Ranch (K), Bob Budd Speedway (L), Pahrump Ranch (M), Nye County Complex (N), Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Station 5 (O), Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Station 3 (P), Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Station 1 (Q), Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Station 2 (R), Pahrump Government Complex (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chief Tecopa Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wheeler Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Pahrump Valley Museum (401 East Basin Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Saddle West Hotel Casino RV Resort (1220 South Highway 160) (1), Best Western Pahrump Station (1101 South Highway 160) (2), Pahrump Station RV Park (1101 South Highway 160) (3), Saddle West Hotel & Casino (1220 South Highway 160) (4), Paradise Oasis (2250 East Manse Road) (5), Pahrump Nugget (681 South Highway 160) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: NYE County - Planning Department (250 North Highway 160) (1), NYE County - Justice of the Peace Court (1520 East Basin Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Nye County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pahrump and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNTAIN FALLS WATER SYSTEM UICN (Address: UTILITIES INC OF CTRL NV , Population served: 1,718, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2005)
COUNTRY VIEW ESTATES UICN (Address: UTILITIES INC OF CTRL NV , Population served: 1,292, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 32 regular monitoring violations
DESERT UTILITIES (Population served: 1,086, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PAHRUMP UTILITY COMPANY INC (Population served: 985, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
GABBS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 411, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-18-2006 to APR-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (2 times from APR-18-2006 to APR-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
ESCAPEE CO OP OF NEVADA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-15-2007 to JUL-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
PAHRUMP RV PARK (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PLEASANT VALLEY (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pahrump that have no violations reported:

  • UTILITIES INC OF CENTRAL NEVADA (Address: UTILITIES INC OF CTRL NV , Population served: 8,538, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CALVADA MEADOWS UICN (Address: UTILITIES INC OF CTRL NV , Population served: 77, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PATCH OF HEAVEN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AMARGOSA TOWN COMPLEX (Address: NYE COUNTY , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ELKS LODGE PAHRUMP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOW LOW LIQUOR CIGARETTES AND GOODIES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Nevada:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

8.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Pahrump in 2010:

  • 94 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Pahrump in 2000:

  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Pahrump (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pahrump Valley Branch at 520 South Highway 160, branch established on 2004/12/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pahrump Branch at 750 S. Highway 160, branch established on 1975/12/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Nevada State Bank: Pahrump Station Branch at 1301 South Highway 160, branch established on 1996/12/02. Info updated 2009/04/21: Bank assets: $4,101.1 mil, Deposits: $3,546.3 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 53 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Pahrump Smith's Branch at 601 South Highway 160, branch established on 2009/02/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • American First National Bank: Pahrump Branch at 3340 S Highway 160, branch established on 2008/08/22. Info updated 2011/10/03: Bank assets: $868.9 mil, Deposits: $712.7 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Afnb Holdings, Inc.
  • Meadows Bank: Pahrump Office Branch at 3250 S. Highway 160 #3, branch established on 2009/11/09. Info updated 2009/03/12: Bank assets: $237.3 mil, Deposits: $187.6 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Pahrump:

Marital status in Pahrump, NV
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Pahrump:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Nevada average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pahrump
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pahrump, NV (based on Nye County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8755
Evangelical Protestant3,88733
Other3,38310
Mainline Protestant4866
None30,315-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Nye County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Nye County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nye County:

31.2%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

3.8%
Nevada:

13.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
Nevada:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.4%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Nevada:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pahrump:

10.4%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pahrump:

6.9
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pahrump:

37.1%
Nevada:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
Nevada:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Pahrump:

75.4%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pahrump, NV Residents

9.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
Nevada average:

6.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clark County, NV  3.21% ($46,518 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.26% ($42,075)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.20% ($65,233)


7.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Nevada average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, NV  2.45% ($44,723 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.18% ($55,538)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.16% ($37,125)
Businesses in Pahrump, NV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Albertsons1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Best Western1McDonald's1
Big O Tires1Panda Express1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Carl\s Jr.1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
FedEx3U-Haul4
H&R Block1UPS2
Home Depot1Walmart1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pahrump:

  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KENO (1460 AM; 10 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKVV (1060 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LAS VEGAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNUU (970 AM; 5 kW; PARADISE, NV; Owner: NEVADA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBAD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pahrump:

  • KQMR (99.3 FM; INDIAN SPRINGS, NV; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KQOL-FM (93.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXTE (107.5 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMP (92.3 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLUC-FM (98.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K211DC (90.1 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNYE (95.1 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: PAHRUMP RADIO, INC.)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNPR (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOAS (105.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • K295AJ (106.9 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KRRN-FM1 (92.7 FM; EAST LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHYZ (99.7 FM; MOUNTAIN PASS, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KPKK (101.1 FM; AMARGOSA VALLEY, NV; Owner: SKY MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • K240BS (95.9 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: DONALD W. KAMINSKI JR)
  • K244CE (96.7 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: HILLTOP CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Pahrump:

  • K17CL (Channel 17; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: TOWN OF PAHRUMP)
  • K19BU (Channel 19; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: TOWN OF PAHRUMP)
  • K28CS (Channel 28; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: TOWN OF PAHRUMP)
  • K41CQ (Channel 41; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: VERNON VAN WINKLE tr/as KPVM-TV)
  • K24BY (Channel 24; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: TOWN OF PAHRUMP)
  • K36BQ (Channel 36; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: TOWN OF PAHRUMP)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Pahrump fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.4mTotal length
  • 7,800Total average daily traffic
  • 12,000Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pahrump)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Pahrump, NV)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 658 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pahrump)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 78 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pahrump)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED118$114,726555$101,5891,142$107,54727$45,3051$2,050,000188$104,795
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$126,00195$111,663256$104,8344$31,2850$041$118,929
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$108,951192$98,749749$106,09464$31,8270$068$104,718
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$123,193109$115,768371$115,52211$27,6330$044$107,708
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$134,33318$122,69659$114,8127$28,2860$05$119,106

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9804.01 , 9804.02, 9804.03, 9804.04, 9804.05, 9804.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED209$107,591161$133,22136$100,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$121,18139$134,3813$180,603
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$93,1847$83,1432$40,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$104,68012$124,1372$71,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$99,0001$178,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9804.01 , 9804.02, 9804.03, 9804.04, 9804.05, 9804.06

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 169. The highest number of fire incidents - 272 took place in 2005, and the least - 96 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Pahrump, NV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.2%), and Structure Fires (27.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pahrump, NV
    • 1,41749.2%Outside Fires
    • 79327.6%Structure Fires
    • 55519.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1133.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pahrump, NV

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pahrump, Nevada:

  • Best Western Pahrump Station, 1101 S, Hwy 160, Pahrump, Nevada 89048 , Phone: (775) 727-5100, Fax: (775) 751-1325
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 861 S Hwy 160, Pahrump, Nevada 89048 , Phone: (775) 727-9100, Fax: (775) 727-9101
  • John Cousins, 1101 So Hwy 160, Pahrump, Nevada 89048 , Phone: (775) 702-5100, Fax: (775) 702-5100
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pahrump, Nevada
Most common first names in Pahrump, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert12872.5 years
William11773.8 years
James11770.7 years
John9372.1 years
Charles7673.3 years
Mary6976.8 years
Richard6073.0 years
George5772.7 years
Donald5272.7 years
Joseph4974.2 years
Most common last names in Pahrump, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4571.3 years
Johnson3372.8 years
Brown3170.8 years
Miller2572.9 years
Anderson2372.9 years
Williams2274.7 years
Jones2269.2 years
Clark1975.7 years
Thompson1573.8 years
King1474.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pahrump, NV
  • 84.9%Electricity
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pahrump, NV
  • 88.8%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Pahrump compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Pahrump on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 (89048) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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