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Nye County, Nevada (NV)

County population in 2015: 44,778 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 32,485 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,137
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,842
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,162
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,053 (it was 3,147 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

41%

Land area: 18147 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nye County: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (15.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.1%), Construction (11.5%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Nye County, Nevada:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (15.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.9%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
Median resident age:  51.8 years
Nevada median age:  37.9 years
Males: 22,162  (49.5%)
Females: 22,616  (50.5%)
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Nye County,NV real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Nye County:

2.0 people
Nevada:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,393 ($36,024 in 1999)

This county:

$44,393
Nevada:

$55,180

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $626 (lower quartile is $463, upper quartile is $826)
This county:

$626
State:

$866


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $174,067 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Nye:

$174,067
Nevada:

$239,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,157 - $290,397
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,098
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $321

Institutionalized population: 209

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 85
  • Burglaries: 257
  • Thefts: 720
  • Auto thefts: 151

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 96
  • Burglaries: 465
  • Thefts: 647
  • Auto thefts: 108
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,145 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $926 (0.8%)

Nye County household income distribution in 2009 Nye County home values distribution Nye County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.2%
Nye County:

16.2%
Nevada:

13.8%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.7% for American Indian residents, 6.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.9% for other race residents, 52.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 51.8 years old
(Males: 51.8 years old, Females: 51.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.0 years old, Black residents: 40.3 years old, American Indian residents: 44.9 years old, Asian residents: 46.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.7 years old, Other race residents: 28.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Nye County is $568 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $631 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $919 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pahrump, Crystal, Tonopah, Round Mountain, Amargosa Valley, Beatty, Gabbs, Duckwater, Ralston, Yucca Flat.

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

2012 air pollution in Nye County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 20.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: District of Columbia, District of Columbia , New Castle County, Delaware , Bartholomew County, Indiana , El Dorado County, California , Franklin County, Missouri , Jackson County, Missouri , Owen County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.7%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 601
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,412 (50.9% naturalized citizens)

Nye County:

7.6%
Whole state:

20.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 279
  • 2000 to 2009: 813
  • 1990 to 1999: 752
  • 1980 to 1989: 332
  • 1970 to 1979: 259
  • Before 1970: 586
Note: State values scaled to Nye County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.9%

Nye County marital status for males Nye County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,018
  • One, attached: 352
  • Two: 338
  • 3 or 4: 779
  • 5 to 9: 182
  • 10 to 19: 268
  • 20 to 49: 177
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 7,710
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 241

Housing units in Nye County with a mortgage: 6,527 (183 second mortgage, 327 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,415

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

68.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Nye County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8755
Evangelical Protestant3,88733
Other3,38310
Mainline Protestant4866
None30,315-
Nye County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Nye County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Nevada:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Nye County:

10.0%
Nevada:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Nye County:

31.2%
State:

24.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

3.8%
State:

13.2%

Agriculture in Nye County:

Average size of farms: 567 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $130,346
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $193.72
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $113,227
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.12%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 99.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $104,129
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.34
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 124 acres

Earthquake activity:

Nye County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 757% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 187.0 miles away from Nye County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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) earthquake occurred 256.7 miles away from the county 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 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from Nye County center
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 234.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nevada Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3243: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3243, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nevada Snow, Incident Period: January 06, 2005 to January 10, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3204: February 23, 2005, FEMA Id: 3204, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Nevada Snow, Incident Period: December 29, 2004 to January 02, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3202: February 17, 2005, FEMA Id: 3202, Natural disaster type: Snow

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

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (49%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Nepal (3%)
  • Jamaica (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Nye County (%):

  • German (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • American (7%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Nye County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,237 (71.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,954 (13.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 685 (4.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 306 (2.2%)
  • Walked: 272 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 721 (5.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Nye County, Nevada in 2000:

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

People in group quarters in Nye County, Nevada in 2010:

  • 94 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 87 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 65 people in state prisons
  • 57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,531.

9.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.06%
Nevada average:

5.67%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Nye County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.10%

4.05% relocated from other counties in Nevada ($16,068 average AGI)
4.94% relocated from other states ($24,384 average AGI)
Nye County:

4.94%
Nevada average:

4.72%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  3.36% ($33,703 average AGI)
from Kern County, CA  0.24% ($63,278)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.24% ($62,250)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.16% ($42,708)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.14% ($38,238)
from Washoe County, NV  0.14% ($40,048)
from Elko County, NV  0.13% ($66,947)


9.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Nevada average:

5.77%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Nye County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.09%

4.08% relocated to other counties in Nevada ($17,664 average AGI)
4.99% relocated to other states ($21,777 average AGI)
Nye County:

4.99%
Nevada average:

4.82%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  3.21% ($38,889 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.25% ($31,184)
to Elko County, NV  0.16% ($42,292)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.14% ($32,381)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.14% ($45,381)
to San Diego County, CA  0.13% ($106,550)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.12% ($32,389)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Nye County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Nye County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Nye County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Nye County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Nye County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,682 (8,986 aged, 1,696 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,354 (14%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Nye County, Nevada in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (743)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (650)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (635)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (401)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (381)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (348)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (216)
  • Unspecified dementia (213)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (175)
  • Congestive heart failure (167)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,291
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 117
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,100

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 926
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,421
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 10
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 356.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 223.3
  • Other - 133.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,778
  • In family households: 35,961 (6,763 male householders, 4,935 female householders)
    9,338 spouses, 10,060 children (8,711 natural, 459 adopted, 941 stepchildren), 1,645 grandchildren, 419 brothers or sisters, 351 parents, 1,181 other relatives, 1,099 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,382 (3,052 male householders (2,358 living alone)), 3,294 female householders (2,758 living alone)), 2,041 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 437

Size of family households: 7,089 2-persons, 2,197 3-persons, 1,299 4-persons, 668 5-persons, 337 6-persons, 297 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,107 1-person, 1,026 2-persons, 159 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 36 5-persons.

4,397 married couples with children.
2,248 single-parent households (494 men, 1,754 women).

90.0% of residents of Nye speak English at home.
8.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $218,344,000 ($5,789 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $20,558,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $155,891,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,425,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,184,000
Federal grants: $14,960,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,250,000 ($2,936,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,634,000 ($1,226,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $629,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $31,674,000
Federal Government insurance: $394,202,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,609
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,392
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +272
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8,653
Here:

+214 per 1000 residents
State:

+112 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Nye County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.57 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 253
  • 2000 to 2009: 7,202
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,531
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,721
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,058
  • 1960 to 1969: 879
  • 1950 to 1959: 379
  • 1940 to 1949: 317
  • 1939 or earlier: 445
Note: State values scaled to Nye population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Nye County, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Nye County population
  • 1 room: 179
  • 2 rooms: 125
  • 3 rooms: 427
  • 4 rooms: 1,298
  • 5 rooms: 3,286
  • 6 rooms: 2,902
  • 7 rooms: 2,056
  • 8 rooms: 1,059
  • 9+ rooms: 1,371
  • 1 room: 87
  • 2 rooms: 109
  • 3 rooms: 712
  • 4 rooms: 1,304
  • 5 rooms: 1,066
  • 6 rooms: 1,113
  • 7 rooms: 398
  • 8 rooms: 381
  • 9+ rooms: 141
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Nye County, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Nye County population
  • no bedroom: 153
  • 1 bedroom: 416
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,243
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,312
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,146
  • 5+ bedrooms: 393
  • no bedroom: 83
  • 1 bedroom: 611
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,702
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,283
  • 4 bedrooms: 571
  • 5+ bedrooms: 76
Cars and other vehicles available in Nye County, Nevada in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Nye County population
  • no vehicle: 255
  • 1 vehicle: 3,811
  • 2 vehicles: 5,102
  • 3 vehicles: 2,207
  • 4 vehicles: 960
  • 5+ vehicles: 377
  • no vehicle: 596
  • 1 vehicle: 2,218
  • 2 vehicles: 1,793
  • 3 vehicles: 592
  • 4 vehicles: 98
  • 5+ vehicles: 101

86% of Nye County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Nevada.

Nye County:

86.0%
State average:

82.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,128
  • Other state: 31,196
  • Northeast: 4,029
  • Midwest: 7,128
  • South: 3,781
  • West: 16,219

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Nye County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (80.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.4%)
  • Wood (4.8%)
  • Utility gas (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (79.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.0%)
  • Utility gas (8.8%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 350
Here:

9.6%
Nevada:

6.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 88
Here:

4.3%
Nevada:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 215
Here:

23.8%
Nevada:

13.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Nye County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $310,000
    Regular Highways: $80,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    General Public Buildings: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,043,000
    Hospitals: $14,675,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,974,000
    Regular Highways: $6,780,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,173,000
    Health - Other: $4,359,000
    General - Other: $3,929,000
    Financial Administration: $3,236,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,096,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,181,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,404,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,200,000
    Libraries: $1,162,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,149,000
    Water Utilities: $638,000
    Sewerage: $232,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $211,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $432,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $2,077,000
    Central Staff Services: $153,000
    Public Welfare: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,869,000
    Police Protection: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $730,000
    Libraries: $261,000
    Health - Other: $233,000
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,452,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,000

Nye County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $11,827,000
    All Other: $5,234,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,978,000
    Housing and Community Development: $396,000
    Parks and Recreation: $344,000
    Sewerage: $262,000
    Regular Highways: $157,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,560,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,355,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,985,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,872,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $659,000
    Special Assessments: $212,000
    Rents: $110,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $697,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,222,000
    Highways: $2,437,000
    All Other: $1,209,000
    Health and Hospitals: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,176,000
    Other License: $4,685,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,478,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,308,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,018,000
    Amusements License: $396,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $353,000
    Public Utility License: $141,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $55,000

Nye County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,174,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,976,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,198,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $971,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $958,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,000

Nye County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,460,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,229,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,639,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 766
  • Number of aged recipients: 125
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 641
  • Number of recipients under 18: 103
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 526
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 137
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 283
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 381
Nye County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Nye County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 10 full 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 ORIGINATED142$114,556660$100,7831,390$104,22049$35,6941$2,050,000223$102,614
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$131,700124$114,774309$103,3147$35,8570$046$117,652
APPLICATIONS DENIED40$108,500249$93,442923$102,70583$29,2050$078$101,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$121,810126$116,183440$114,08912$35,2500$050$104,040
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$134,33321$114,61974$111,4327$28,2860$06$109,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED234$107,021197$130,01540$101,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED36$117,77850$127,0405$135,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$91,7507$83,1432$40,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$95,00017$117,6473$70,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$99,0001$178,0000$0
Most common first names in Nye County, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15570.8 years
Robert15272.3 years
William14473.4 years
John12873.2 years
Charles9272.9 years
Mary8677.1 years
Richard7272.2 years
George7271.8 years
Donald6772.0 years
Joseph5873.5 years
Most common last names in Nye County, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5473.3 years
Johnson4472.0 years
Williams3772.1 years
Brown3771.1 years
Miller3074.0 years
Jones2769.1 years
Wilson2772.9 years
Anderson2673.2 years
Thompson2173.4 years
Davis2075.4 years
Businesses in Nye County, NV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western2Motel 61
Big O Tires1Panda Express1
Burger King2Quiznos1
Carl\s Jr.1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx2T-Mobile1
H&R Block2U-Haul6
Home Depot1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1

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