Elko County, Nevada Population 2019

Elko County, Nevada's estimated population is 52,371 with a growth rate of 0.48% 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
201852,460890.17%
201752,3712480.48%
201652,1233760.73%
201551,747-810-1.54%
201452,5572010.38%
201352,3561,3762.70%
201250,9801,5443.12%
201149,4363510.72%
201049,08515,55546.39%
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
White45,752
American Indian and Alaska Native2,922
Some Other Race1,577
Two or More Races975
Asian523
Black or African American507
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander121

Elko County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2019

Elko County, Nevada Median Age

34.1


Total

33.6


Male

34.4


Female

Elko County, Nevada Adults

There are 37,878 adults, (5,191 of whom are seniors) in Elko County, Nevada.

Elko County, Nevada Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elko County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

25,192

48.10%

Male

27,185

51.90%

Elko County, Nevada Households and Families

Elko County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elko County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All70.6%29.4%
Male56.8%43.2%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female47.1%52.9%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,8822.8870.6
Married9,9623.483.6
Non Family5,1131.3155.8
Female1,5653.847.1
Male1,2424.0656.8

3.39

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elko County, Nevada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0936.33%
9th to 12th Grade3,2779.91%
High School Graduate9,42028.48%
Some College9,54428.85%
Associates Degree2,9048.78%
Bachelors Degree3,84811.63%
Graduate Degree1,9906.02%

Elko County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,84522,2004,954
Hispanic6,4903,099416
Native American1,8301,545167
Other Race90141185
Multiple Races49747495
Asian365351218
Black22118026
Islander35177

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,508$63,942$32,004
Less Than High School$28,519$33,494$23,779
High School Grad$45,159$59,779$26,981
Some College$48,491$74,363$34,066
Bachelors Degree$52,514$87,969$45,855
Graduate Degree$70,854$78,448$66,276

$46,508

Average Earnings

$63,942

Average Male

$32,004

Average Female

Elko County, Nevada Language

Elko County, Nevada Language by Age

Elko County, Nevada Language

83.90% of Elko County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 16.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.24% of the population.

Elko County, Nevada Poverty

Elko County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,7212,8378.17%
Hispanic12,5802,17117.26%
Native2,89966022.77%
Other1,55139425.40%
Islander11510187.83%
Black3668122.13%
Multiple943768.06%
Asian508142.76%

11.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.62%

Male Poverty Rate

12.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elko County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elko County, Nevada is Islander, with 87.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elko County, Nevada is Asian, with 2.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.81%
High School10.22%
Some College6.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.30%
Female Unemployed26.09%
Female Employed6.84%
Male Employed3.30%

Elko County, Nevada Income

Elko County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,178$87,582
Families$86,421$95,177
Married Families$96,780$106,829
Non Families$48,719$62,951

Elko County, Nevada Marital Status

Elko County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elko County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Elko County, Nevada Veterans

3,266

Number of Veterans

3,113

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,157
First Gulf War709
Second Gulf War577
Korea169
World War II50

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9048.71%
Hispanic3924.89%
Indian1959.18%
Other11310.75%
2 or More264.61%
Black165.14%
Asian102.39%
Hawaiian24.00%

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Education

5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elko County, Nevada Employment Status

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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