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Pahrump, Nevada (NV) Poverty Rate Data
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18.6% of Pahrump, NV residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 29.9% greater than the poverty level of 13.0% across the entire state of Nevada. Taking into account residents not living in families, 17.6% of high school graduates and 29.5% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 8.6% among disabled males and 12.2% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 45.5%. For comparison, it was 16.9% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Pahrump, NV

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Pahrump:

18.6%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Pahrump:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.0%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Pahrump:

8.6%
Nevada:

11.8%
Disability rate in this place among poor males (it is 32.6% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Pahrump:

31.2%
Nevada:

28.0%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Pahrump:

12.2%
Nevada:

14.4%
Disability rate in this place among poor females (it is 27.2% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Pahrump:

27.3%
Nevada:

25.6%

Renting rate in this place among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

45.5%
Residents above poverty level:

16.9%

Poverty by age in Pahrump, NV

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Pahrump
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Pahrump,NV (percentage below poverty level)
  • 18.9%Under 5 years
  • 6.3%5 years
  • 27.0%6 to 11 years
  • 25.4%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 36.0%16 and 17 years
  • 24.9%18 to 24 years
  • 20.3%25 to 34 years
  • 19.8%35 to 44 years
  • 18.9%45 to 54 years
  • 12.3%55 to 64 years
  • 10.8%65 to 74 years
  • 10.3%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Pahrump
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Pahrump,NV (percentage below poverty level)
  • 22.4%Under 5 years
  • 8.4%5 years
  • 33.1%6 to 11 years
  • 49.8%12 to 14 years
  • 17.5%15 years
  • 38.5%16 and 17 years
  • 19.4%18 to 24 years
  • 19.9%25 to 34 years
  • 18.7%35 to 44 years
  • 23.2%45 to 54 years
  • 9.7%55 to 64 years
  • 7.1%65 to 74 years
  • 12.6%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Pahrump, NV
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Pahrump,NV (% below half of poverty level)
  • 7.9%Under 5 years
  • 5.6%5 years
  • 5.5%6 to 11 years
  • 2.3%12 to 14 years
  • 10.6%15 years
  • 5.4%16 and 17 years
  • 6.3%18 to 24 years
  • 4.0%25 to 34 years
  • 5.1%35 to 44 years
  • 3.5%45 to 54 years
  • 2.8%55 to 64 years
  • 0.7%65 to 74 years
  • 2.8%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Pahrump, NV

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Pahrump, NV
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Pahrump, NV (%)
  • 13.6%White
  • 44.8%Black
  • 46.6%American Indian
  • 9.4%Asian
  • 0.0%Native Hawaiian
  • 23.4%Other race
  • 33.3%2+ races
  • 22.6%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Pahrump, NV
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Pahrump, NV (absolute numbers)
  • 3,827White
  • 590Black
  • 156American Indian
  • 68Asian
  • 0Native Hawaiian
  • 542Other race
  • 3112+ races
  • 1,070Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 16.2%Below poverty level
  • 83.8%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 20.4%Below poverty level
  • 79.6%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Pahrump, NV

Children below poverty level:
Pahrump, Nevada:

26.9%
State:

18.2%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Pahrump:

17.6%
Nevada:

15.0%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Pahrump:

29.5%
Nevada:

33.9%
Poor families by family type
  • 57.1%Married-couple family
  • 12.7%Male, no wife present
  • 30.2%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Pahrump not in families by work experience
  • 3.5%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 30.4%Worked part-time
  • 66.1%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 4.8%Both worked full-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 22.9%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 3.4%Both worked part-time
  • 19.5%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 49.3%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 9.4%1999 to 2000
  • 25.7%1995 to 1998
  • 25.9%1990 to 1994
  • 14.5%1980 to 1989
  • 15.2%1970 to 1979
  • 9.2%1960 to 1969
  • 0.0%1950 to 1959
  • 0.0%1940 to 1949
  • 0.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 6.5%1999 to 2000
  • 33.3%1995 to 1998
  • 24.4%1990 to 1994
  • 21.2%1980 to 1989
  • 10.9%1970 to 1979
  • 2.4%1960 to 1969
  • 0.8%1950 to 1959
  • 0.1%1940 to 1949
  • 0.4%1939 or earlier
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