Health and Nutrition of Pahrump, NV Residents

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Fifty one percent of Pahrump residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Pahrump 50.7%
  • Nye County 49.7%
  • Nevada 48.1%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Pahrump 21.7
  • County 21.5
  • State 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.1
  • Nye County 3.2
  • Nevada 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Pahrump 1.5
  • Nye County 1.6
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.6
  • Nye County 1.6
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Pahrump 3.0
  • Nye County 3.2
  • State 3.5

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Pahrump resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Sixteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Pahrump residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.0
  • Nye County 2.1
  • Nevada 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • Nye County 16.5%
  • State 16.8%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Nye County 21.7%
  • Nevada 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Pahrump 46.4%
  • Nye County 45.5%
  • State 45.2%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Pahrump 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • Nevada 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.8
  • Nevada 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Pahrump 20.8
  • Nye County 20.9
  • Nevada 23.0

The average height of Pahrump residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Pahrump 66.7
  • County 66.7
  • Nevada 66.5

Average weight (pounds)

  • Pahrump 180.8
  • Nye County 181.0
  • Nevada 178.7

Average BMI

  • Pahrump 28.9
  • County 28.9
  • Nevada 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • County 38.1%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 51.5%
  • County 51.5%
  • State 48.9%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Pahrump 34.5%
  • Nye County 34.1%
  • Nevada 34.8%

Sixty five percent of Pahrump residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Thirteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Pahrump 64.9%
  • County 64.8%
  • Nevada 62.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Pahrump 24.4%
  • Nye County 25.4%
  • State 24.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 22.4%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Pahrump 2.9%
  • Nye County 3.0%
  • Nevada 2.7%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Pahrump 12.9%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 13.8%

Thirteen percent of people living in Pahrump have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Four percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • Nye County 13.0%
  • Nevada 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 51.4%
  • Nye County 50.2%
  • State 45.9%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.7%
  • Nevada 2.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Pahrump residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Pahrump 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • Nevada 1.1

Thirteen percent of Pahrump residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.6%
  • Nye County 12.5%
  • State 11.6%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • Nye County 5.9%
  • Nevada 5.2%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 71.2%
  • Nye County 70.2%
  • Nevada 66.3%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 32.4%
  • County 31.1%
  • Nevada 26.5%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • County 17.6%
  • State 15.8%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 21.4%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 40.3%
  • County 40.4%
  • Nevada 38.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy eight percent of people living in Pahrump are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 77.9%
  • Nye County 76.3%
  • Nevada 71.8%

Thirty percent of people living in Pahrump have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty nine percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty percent of people in Pahrump frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty seven percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 29.8%
  • Nye County 28.0%
  • Nevada 20.6%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Pahrump 29.3%
  • County 28.3%
  • State 23.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Pahrump 50.5%
  • Nye County 48.2%
  • Nevada 39.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Pahrump 27.1%
  • Nye County 25.9%
  • State 18.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty seven percent of people living in Pahrump use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 36.9%
  • Nye County 35.4%
  • Nevada 33.2%

Twenty six percent of Pahrump residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty seven percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Five percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Pahrump 26.4%
  • Nye County 26.7%
  • Nevada 27.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Pahrump 28.0%
  • Nye County 28.4%
  • Nevada 28.0%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Pahrump 42.1%
  • Nye County 42.3%
  • Nevada 41.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.1%
  • Nye County 51.5%
  • State 51.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Pahrump 26.6%
  • Nye County 27.2%
  • State 28.6%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • Nye County 21.5%
  • Nevada 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • Nye County 18.9%
  • Nevada 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Pahrump 13.5%
  • County 14.3%
  • Nevada 14.9%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Nye County 4.7%
  • Nevada 4.6%

Pahrump residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Pahrump 2.6
  • County 2.5
  • Nevada 1.9

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eighty percent of people living in Pahrump have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.3 days per month on average. They have 6.1 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 80.2%
  • Nye County 80.8%
  • Nevada 79.8%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 10.1%
  • Nevada 10.9%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Pahrump 5.3
  • County 5.2
  • Nevada 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.1
  • County 6.2
  • Nevada 5.9

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.8
  • County 25.7
  • Nevada 24.0

Ninety eight percent of Pahrump residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Pahrump have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Pahrump were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 32 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 6.7 men on average. They have had 3.9 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Pahrump were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on nine men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Pahrump has vaginal or anal sex 49 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Pahrump 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 97.6%
  • County 97.7%
  • State 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 95.9%
  • County 95.7%
  • State 94.1%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Pahrump 86.7%
  • County 87.0%
  • State 85.7%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • Nye County 47.4%
  • State 49.3%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • Nye County 6.0%
  • Nevada 6.1%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Pahrump 97.5%
  • County 97.6%
  • State 96.7%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Pahrump 84.0%
  • Nye County 84.7%
  • Nevada 83.6%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 37.7%
  • County 38.1%
  • Nevada 39.3%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • County 9.6%
  • State 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.9
  • Nye County 16.8
  • Nevada 16.8

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 32.1
  • County 31.7
  • State 27.5

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 21.5
  • Nye County 22.6
  • Nevada 22.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 21.6
  • Nye County 21.4
  • Nevada 21.1

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 5.5
  • Nye County 5.8
  • State 5.4

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Pahrump 6.7
  • Nye County 5.3
  • State 2.6

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Pahrump 3.9
  • Nye County 3.1
  • State 1.5

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Here 19.9
  • Nye County 20.3
  • State 20.0

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Pahrump 8.7
  • County 7.5
  • Nevada 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Nye County 7.3%
  • Nevada 9.5%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Pahrump 49.3
  • County 52.4
  • Nevada 63.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 50.4%
  • County 51.1%
  • State 52.0%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 10.0
  • County 10.2
  • Nevada 10.3

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 8.6
  • County 8.9
  • State 9.2

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Pahrump 0.4
  • County 0.4
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Pahrump 81.2%
  • Nye County 80.2%
  • Nevada 74.7%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eleven percent of households in Pahrump use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Nye County 10.9%
  • Nevada 10.0%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Nye County 4.7%
  • State 4.4%

Pahrump residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty three percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Pahrump 6.9
  • County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Pahrump 33.2%
  • County 33.1%
  • Nevada 29.5%

Forty six percent of Pahrump residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 45.8%
  • County 47.6%
  • State 51.6%

Twenty one percent of Pahrump residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty eight percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fourteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.1 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Pahrump 20.8%
  • County 21.7%
  • State 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Pahrump 38.3%
  • Nye County 38.2%
  • State 37.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 26.7%
  • County 27.6%
  • Nevada 31.0%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 14.6%
  • Nevada 19.7%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pahrump 40.1%
  • Nye County 39.6%
  • Nevada 41.5%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.1
  • Nye County 6.1
  • Nevada 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Pahrump 2.9
  • Nye County 2.9
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Pahrump 1.1
  • Nye County 1.1
  • State 1.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of Pahrump residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty seven percent are overweight. Twenty percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Fifteen percent of people living in Pahrump have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Six percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Five percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Twelve percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Pahrump 10.3%
  • County 10.3%
  • State 10.1%

People with anemia (%)

  • Pahrump 3.3%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Pahrump 4.3%
  • County 4.3%
  • Nevada 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 37.1%
  • Nye County 36.4%
  • State 33.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Pahrump 20.3%
  • Nye County 20.7%
  • Nevada 21.0%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Pahrump 14.9%
  • County 14.0%
  • State 10.6%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Nye County 21.2%
  • Nevada 20.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Pahrump 33.5%
  • County 32.1%
  • State 23.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Pahrump 5.1%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 3.4%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Pahrump 4.9%
  • County 4.7%
  • Nevada 3.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • Nye County 4.9%
  • Nevada 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.1%
  • Nevada 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 5.6%
  • Nevada 3.6%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Nye County 5.1%
  • Nevada 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Pahrump 4.7%
  • Nye County 4.9%
  • Nevada 3.0%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Pahrump 9.0%
  • Nye County 8.4%
  • Nevada 6.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.4%
  • Nevada 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Pahrump 3.3%
  • Nye County 3.5%
  • State 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Pahrump 12.1%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 7.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty nine percent of births in Pahrump were vaginal deliveries. Thirty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty eight percent of women in Pahrump have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twelve percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty five percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 69.4%
  • County 68.4%
  • Nevada 65.1%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Pahrump 30.6%
  • County 31.6%
  • Nevada 34.9%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Pahrump 99.3%
  • Nye County 99.3%
  • Nevada 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.2%
  • County 61.1%
  • State 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 55.0%
  • Nye County 55.1%
  • State 57.2%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 27.6%
  • Nye County 26.1%
  • State 19.4%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Pahrump 15.2%
  • County 14.4%
  • Nevada 10.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Pahrump 74.5%
  • Nye County 74.7%
  • Nevada 71.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Pahrump 5.5%
  • Nye County 6.0%
  • State 6.9%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Pahrump 12.4%
  • County 13.7%
  • State 18.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Pahrump 25.3%
  • Nye County 23.5%
  • State 16.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Pahrump report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Pahrump residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Pahrump are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Pahrump 54.8%
  • Nye County 54.3%
  • State 55.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 35.5%
  • County 36.4%
  • Nevada 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Pahrump 8.2%
  • County 8.2%
  • Nevada 7.9%

People in Pahrump spend $351 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Pahrump spends $68 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $128 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $25 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $351
  • County $355
  • State $365

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Pahrump 22.4%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 23.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $68
  • Nye County $69
  • State $77

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Nye County 3.9%
  • Nevada 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Pahrump $128
  • Nye County $130
  • Nevada $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Pahrump 6.3%
  • Nye County 6.3%
  • Nevada 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $25
  • County $25
  • Nevada $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Pahrump 1.0%
  • Nye County 1.0%
  • Nevada 1.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Pahrump report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Seventy five percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety three percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty four percent of Pahrump population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty six percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Sixteen percent of people in Pahrump had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 75.4%
  • County 75.7%
  • State 79.2%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 75.5%
  • Nye County 75.1%
  • Nevada 79.0%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 93.1%
  • County 93.2%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • Nye County 23.7%
  • Nevada 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Pahrump 46.4%
  • Nye County 47.1%
  • Nevada 43.7%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Pahrump 15.7%
  • Nye County 16.0%
  • Nevada 15.2%

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Thirty one percent of Pahrump residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Pahrump 31.2%
  • Nye County 29.8%
  • State 25.0%

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Twenty two percent of Pahrump residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Thirty percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eleven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eleven percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Pahrump 22.1%
  • County 22.0%
  • Nevada 17.9%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 29.9%
  • County 29.4%
  • State 23.5%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Pahrump 11.1%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 8.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.7%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 9.8%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Pahrump 10.6%
  • Nye County 9.7%
  • State 7.0%

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