Owyhee, Nevada Population 2021

1,135
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Owyhee is a city located in Elko County Nevada. Owyhee has a 2020 population of 1,135. Owyhee is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 19.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 953 in 2010. Owyhee reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Owyhee is $49,118 with a poverty rate of 33.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $425 per month, and the median house value is $51,000. The median age in Owyhee is 34.7 years, 36.3 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Owyhee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Owyheewas:

  • Native American: 95.86%
  • White: 3.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Owyhee, Nevada is 1,135 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,135.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 953.

Owyhee, Nevada Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,08895.86%
White453.96%
Black or African American20.18%
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Owyhee Population by Race

Owyhee Population Pyramid $2021

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Owyhee Median Age

34.7


Total

36.3


Male

33


Female

Owyhee Adults

There are 781 adults, (154 of whom are seniors) in Owyhee.

Owyhee Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Owyhee Sex Ratio

Female

586

51.63%

Male

549

48.37%

Owyhee Population by Age

Owyhee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owyhee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44%56%
Male53.5%46.5%
All59.6%40.4%
Married62.2%37.8%
Non Family69.1%30.9%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Owyhee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4232.6559.6
Non Family1811.0969.1
Female1094.1544
Married903.5262.2
Male433.6553.5

3.61

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Owyhee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade192.57%
9th to 12th Grade10013.51%
High School Graduate25234.05%
Some College20928.24%
Associates Degree608.11%
Bachelors Degree567.57%
Graduate Degree445.95%
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Owyhee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Owyhee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American70058385
White282612
Hispanic17123

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.86%.

Owyhee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,313$47,604$31,827
Less Than 9th Grade$12,857$$10,313
High School Graduate$26,875$26,607$27,250
Some College$38,688$53,077$36,917
Bachelors Degree$44,659$48,750$44,205
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,313

Average Earnings

$47,604

Average Male

$31,827

Average Female

Owyhee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Owyhee Language by Age

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Owyhee Language

90.11% of Owyhee residents speak only English, while 9.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.90% of the population.

Owyhee Language

Owyhee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,07736934.26%
Hispanic18211.11%

33.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.38%

Male Poverty Rate

34.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owyhee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owyhee is Native, with 34.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owyhee is Hispanic, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.67%.

Owyhee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.31%
High School21.51%
Some College12.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Owyhee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed90.00%
Male Unemployed48.00%
Female Employed19.32%
Male Employed7.87%

Owyhee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Owyhee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,563$49,118
Families$49,375$60,090
Married Families$81,250-
Non Families$26,250$32,837
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Income by Household Type

Owyhee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.4%

Male Marriage Rate

24.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Owyhee Married by Age and Sex

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Owyhee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Owyhee Marital Status by Race

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Owyhee Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
Korea6
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War5
World War II

Owyhee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6416
75+12
65 to 745
18 to 345
35 to 543

Owyhee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American364.90%
Hispanic523.81%
White511.11%

Owyhee Veterans by Race

Owyhee Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

80.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owyhee Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

17.2%

Unemployment Rate

Owyhee Employment by Age

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Owyhee Employment by Race

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Owyhee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.54%

Born in Owyhee

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Owyhee residents were born in the United States, with 51.54% having been born in Nevada. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Owyhee Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,1350.00%
20201,1350.00%
20191,135-42-3.57%
20181,177736.61%
20171,104-99-8.23%
20161,203-164-12.00%
20151,367917.13%
20141,276453.66%
20131,231857.42%
20121,146-17-1.46%
20111,16321022.04%
20109530.00%

Owyhee Population by Year