Elko County, Nevada Population 2018

Elko County, Nevada's estimated population is 52,649 with a growth rate of 1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Elko County, Nevada is the 5th largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201752,6496201.19%
201652,029-254-0.49%
201652,2834340.84%
201551,849-808-1.53%
201452,6572120.40%
201352,4451,3922.73%
201251,0531,5643.16%
201149,4893980.81%
201049,09115,56146.41%
199033,53016,26194.16%
198017,2693,31123.72%
197013,9581,94716.21%
196012,0113573.06%
195011,6547426.80%
194010,9129529.56%
19309,9601,87723.22%
19208,083-50-0.61%
19108,1332,44542.99%
19005,68889418.65%
18904,794-922-16.13%
18805,7162,26965.83%
18703,4470.00%

Elko County, Nevada Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,797
American Indian and Alaska Native2,870
Some Other Race1,308
Two or More Races744
Black or African American624
Asian564
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander122

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Elko County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Elko County, Nevada Median Age

33.5


Total

33


Male

34


Female

Elko County, Nevada Adults

There are 37,513 adults, (4,787 of which are seniors) in Elko County, Nevada.

Elko County, Nevada Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elko County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

24,947

47.95%

Male

27,082

52.05%

Elko County, Nevada Households and Families

Elko County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elko County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All70.3%29.7%
Male60%40%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female53.1%46.9%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elko County, Nevada Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6182.9170.3
Married9,9283.481.6
Non Family4,9971.3255.6
Female1,5553.8853.1
Male1,1384.2360

3.42

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elko County, Nevada Households

Elko County, Nevada Education

Elko County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9796.07%
9th to 12th Grade3,44010.55%
High School Graduate9,01627.66%
Some College9,38928.80%
Associates Degree2,8708.80%
Bachelors Degree3,90411.98%
Graduate Degree2,0036.14%

Elko County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,56021,7505,160
Hispanic6,2993,026334
Native American1,7891,551148
Other Race76736640
Asian383373183
Multiple Races36834156
Black31823943
Islander47278

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.78%.

Elko County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,285$61,768$28,834
Less Than High School$27,402$35,315$21,982
High School Grad$41,598$58,116$25,462
Some College$45,990$64,803$28,125
Bachelors Degree$56,410$82,076$45,338
Graduate Degree$69,327$76,193$66,509

$45,285

Average Earnings

$61,768

Average Male

$28,834

Average Female

Elko County, Nevada Language

Elko County, Nevada Language by Age

Elko County, Nevada Language

83.61% of Elko County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 16.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.58% of the population.

Elko County, Nevada Poverty

Elko County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,5942,5177.28%
Hispanic12,4131,97915.94%
Native2,83458620.68%
Other1,2981279.78%
Multiple71610514.66%
Asian55010519.09%
Islander1169884.48%
Black4456013.48%

10.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.93%

Male Poverty Rate

11.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elko County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elko County, Nevada is Islander, with 84.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elko County, Nevada is White, with 7.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.26%.

Elko County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.06%
High School10.82%
Some College5.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%

Elko County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.75%
Male Unemployed33.63%
Female Employed6.66%
Male Employed2.85%

Elko County, Nevada Income

Elko County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,672$86,277
Families$82,209$92,598
Married Families$91,723$102,445
Non Families$50,883$63,380

Elko County, Nevada Marital Status

Elko County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elko County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

Elko County, Nevada Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Elko County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Elko County, Nevada Veterans

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by War

3,335

Number of Veterans

3,214

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,205
First Gulf War753
Second Gulf War597
Korea203
World War II57

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,017
55 to 64754
65 to 74743
18 to 34459
75+362

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9458.87%
Hispanic3814.88%
Indian22710.88%
Other8610.24%
Black6615.71%
2 or More71.63%
Hawaiian47.41%

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Education

5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elko County, Nevada Employment Status

Elko County, Nevada Employment by Age

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Elko County, Nevada Employment by Race

Elko County, Nevada Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Elko County, Nevada

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Elko1834820442209411.41%
West Wendover44104261-149-3.38%
Carlin23662307-59-2.49%
Wells12681229-39-3.08%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990