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Nye County, Nevada (NV)

County population in 2016: 45,615 (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: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Nye County: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (16.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.0%), Manufacturing (12.3%), Construction (12.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.9%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Nye County, NV (2017)
    • 33,530103.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,68320.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,4394.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9552.9%Two or more races
    • 7832.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 7422.3%Asian alone
    • 2070.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

51.9 years
Nevada median age:

38.0 years
Males: 22,754  (49.9%)
Females: 22,861  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Nye County:

2.0 people
Nevada:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,173 ($36,024 in 1999)
This county:

$46,173
Nevada:

$58,003

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $646 (lower quartile is $541, upper quartile is $817)
This county:

$646
State:

$903


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,658 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Nye:

$187,658
Nevada:

$258,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $144,577 - $304,767
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,079
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $318

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
Nye County, NV map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Nye, NV residents
Average permit cost in Nye, NV
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,122 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $868 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Nye, NV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Nye, NV in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Nye, NV in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.0%
Nye County:

15.0%
Nevada:

13.0%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.9% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 30.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 51.9 years old
(Males: 51.9 years old, Females: 52.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.3 years old, Black residents: 40.8 years old, American Indian residents: 47.2 years old, Asian residents: 54.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.9 years old, Other race residents: 28.5 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

2018 air pollution in Nye County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.4 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:

4.8%
Nevada:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Nye, NV
County total employment by year in Nye, NV
County average yearly wages by year in Nye, NV

Current college students: 601
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,323 (48.0% naturalized citizens)

Nye County:

7.3%
Whole state:

19.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3312010 or later
  • 7442000 to 2009
  • 7051990 to 1999
  • 3321980 to 1989
  • 2591970 to 1979
  • 586Before 1970

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: 12,212
  • One, attached: 317
  • Two: 370
  • 3 or 4: 666
  • 5 to 9: 394
  • 10 to 19: 252
  • 20 to 49: 136
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 7,542
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 310

Housing units in Nye County with a mortgage: 6,938 (90 second mortgage, 298 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,316

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

69.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Nye County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Nye

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,248 (70.0%)
  • Carpooled: 2,040 (13.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 555 (3.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 451 (3.1%)
  • Walked: 501 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 839 (5.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (51%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Nye County


  • German (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $51,804.

9.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
3.92% relocated from other counties in Nevada ($18,526 average AGI)
5.61% relocated from other states ($36,273 average AGI)
Nye County:

5.61%
Nevada average:

5.39%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Washoe County, NV  0.18% ($28,857)
from Lyon County, NV  0.15% ($31,870)
from San Diego County, CA  0.14% ($53,333)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.13% ($53,050)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
3.18% relocated to other counties in Nevada ($21,389 average AGI)
4.27% relocated to other states ($26,343 average AGI)
Nye County:

4.27%
Nevada average:

4.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Elko County, NV  0.14% ($64,952)
to Riverside County, CA  0.13% ($40,500)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Nye County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nye County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nye County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nye County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 45,615
  • In family households: 36,765 (6,905 male householders, 5,257 female householders)
    9,522 spouses, 10,105 children (9,010 natural, 346 adopted, 734 stepchildren), 1,623 grandchildren, 469 brothers or sisters, 477 parents, 1,182 other relatives, 1,300 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,382 (3,096 male householders (2,474 living alone)), 3,246 female householders (2,688 living alone)), 2,033 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 472

Size of family households: 7,220 2-persons, 2,256 3-persons, 1,413 4-persons, 695 5-persons, 377 6-persons, 285 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,167 1-person, 938 2-persons, 193 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 16 5-persons.

4,785 married couples with children.
1,741 single-parent households (387 men, 1,354 women).

89.3% of residents of Nye speak English at home.
9.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% 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:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Nye County, Nevada
  • Year house built in Nye County, Nevada
  • 572014 or later
  • 4322010 to 2013
  • 6,9732000 to 2009
  • 6,3041990 to 1999
  • 3,9211980 to 1989
  • 2,4171970 to 1979
  • 7151960 to 1969
  • 3171950 to 1959
  • 2701940 to 1949
  • 4421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Nye County, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nye County, Nevada
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nye County, Nevada
  • 551 room
  • 1492 rooms
  • 4053 rooms
  • 1,5264 rooms
  • 3,1435 rooms
  • 3,2456 rooms
  • 1,9187 rooms
  • 1,0678 rooms
  • 1,6449+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nye County, Nevada
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nye County, Nevada
  • 1321 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 5183 rooms
  • 1,4924 rooms
  • 1,1005 rooms
  • 1,1726 rooms
  • 4587 rooms
  • 3578 rooms
  • 1789+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Nye County, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Nye County, Nevada
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Nye County, Nevada
  • 85no bedroom
  • 4761 bedroom
  • 2,4892 bedrooms
  • 7,5433 bedrooms
  • 2,0704 bedrooms
  • 3765+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nye County, Nevada
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nye County, Nevada
  • 130no bedroom
  • 5681 bedroom
  • 1,8222 bedrooms
  • 2,2073 bedrooms
  • 5864 bedrooms
  • 1155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Nye County, Nevada in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Nye County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Nye County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 200no vehicle
  • 3,6791 vehicle
  • 5,5542 vehicles
  • 2,4993 vehicles
  • 9354 vehicles
  • 3745+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Nye County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Nye County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 375no vehicle
  • 2,6851 vehicle
  • 1,7732 vehicles
  • 5773 vehicles
  • 754 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles

84.9% of Nye County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Nevada.

Nye County:

84.9%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 8,440
  • Other state: 32,954
  • Northeast: 3,568
  • Midwest: 6,963
  • South: 4,207
  • West: 18,164
Year householders moved into unit in Nye County, NV
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Nye County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.6%Electricity
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 85.6%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 276
Here:

8.0%
Nevada:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

3.6%
Nevada:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 156
Here:

18.0%
Nevada:

15.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Nye County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,556,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,944,000
    Sewerage: $514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,934,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,117,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,488,000
    Regular Highways: $6,049,000
    Health - Other: $4,854,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,529,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,981,000
    Financial Administration: $1,970,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,775,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,694,000
    Libraries: $1,553,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,451,000
    Water Utilities: $499,000
    Sewerage: $392,000
    Air Transportation: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,914,000
    Highways: $252,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $866,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $459,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $50,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $240,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,052,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,953,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,589,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,236,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $472,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $472,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $119,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,353,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,284,000
    General Revenue - Other: $564,000
    Rents: $326,000
    Special Assessments: $61,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,673,000
    Police Protection: $903,000
    Regular Highways: $433,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    General Public Building: $65,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,247,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,182,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,962,000
    Highways: $2,717,000
    Public Welfare: $499,000
    Other: $390,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,549,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,951,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,495,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,448,000
    Other License: $1,352,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $551,000
    Amusements License: $326,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $159,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $59,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,685,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $151,000

Nye County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,556,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,944,000
    Sewerage: $514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,934,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,117,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,488,000
    Regular Highways: $6,049,000
    Health - Other: $4,854,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,529,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,981,000
    Financial Administration: $1,970,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,775,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,694,000
    Libraries: $1,553,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,451,000
    Water Utilities: $499,000
    Sewerage: $392,000
    Air Transportation: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,914,000
    Highways: $252,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $866,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $459,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $50,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $240,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,052,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,953,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,589,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,236,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $472,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $472,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $119,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,353,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,284,000
    General Revenue - Other: $564,000
    Rents: $326,000
    Special Assessments: $61,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,673,000
    Police Protection: $903,000
    Regular Highways: $433,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    General Public Building: $65,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,247,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,182,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,962,000
    Highways: $2,717,000
    Public Welfare: $499,000
    Other: $390,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,549,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,951,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,495,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,448,000
    Other License: $1,352,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $551,000
    Amusements License: $326,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $159,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $59,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,685,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $151,000

Nye County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,556,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,944,000
    Sewerage: $514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,934,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,117,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,488,000
    Regular Highways: $6,049,000
    Health - Other: $4,854,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,529,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,981,000
    Financial Administration: $1,970,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,775,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,694,000
    Libraries: $1,553,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,451,000
    Water Utilities: $499,000
    Sewerage: $392,000
    Air Transportation: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,914,000
    Highways: $252,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $866,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $459,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $50,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $240,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,052,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,953,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,589,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,236,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $472,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $472,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $119,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,353,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,284,000
    General Revenue - Other: $564,000
    Rents: $326,000
    Special Assessments: $61,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,673,000
    Police Protection: $903,000
    Regular Highways: $433,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    General Public Building: $65,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,247,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,182,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,962,000
    Highways: $2,717,000
    Public Welfare: $499,000
    Other: $390,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,549,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,951,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,495,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,448,000
    Other License: $1,352,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $551,000
    Amusements License: $326,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $159,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $59,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,685,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $151,000

Nye County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,556,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,944,000
    Sewerage: $514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,934,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,117,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,488,000
    Regular Highways: $6,049,000
    Health - Other: $4,854,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,529,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,981,000
    Financial Administration: $1,970,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,775,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,694,000
    Libraries: $1,553,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,451,000
    Water Utilities: $499,000
    Sewerage: $392,000
    Air Transportation: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,914,000
    Highways: $252,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $866,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $459,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $50,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $240,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,052,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,953,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,589,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,236,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $472,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $472,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $119,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,353,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,284,000
    General Revenue - Other: $564,000
    Rents: $326,000
    Special Assessments: $61,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,673,000
    Police Protection: $903,000
    Regular Highways: $433,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    General Public Building: $65,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,247,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,182,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,962,000
    Highways: $2,717,000
    Public Welfare: $499,000
    Other: $390,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,549,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,951,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,495,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,448,000
    Other License: $1,352,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $551,000
    Amusements License: $326,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $159,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $59,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,685,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $151,000

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
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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