Pahrump, Nevada Population 2021

37,298
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Pahrump is a city located in Nevada. Pahrump has a 2020 population of 37,298. Pahrump is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,441 in 2010. Pahrump reached it's highest population of 37,298 in 2019.

The average household income in Pahrump is $56,478 with a poverty rate of 16.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $894 per month, and the median house value is $173,900. The median age in Pahrump is 54.8 years, 54.3 years for males, and 55.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.8 males.

Pahrump Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pahrump was:

  • White: 83.98%
  • Other race: 7.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.90%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.62%
The current population of Pahrump, Nevada is 37,298, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,174.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,441.

Pahrump, Nevada Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202149,1971,3372.72%
202047,8601,3372.79%
201946,5231,3372.87%
201845,1861,2092.68%
201743,9777291.66%
201643,2482820.65%
201542,9661260.29%
201442,840-29-0.07%
201342,869-716-1.67%
201243,585-391-0.90%
201143,9761320.30%
201043,8440.00%

Pahrump Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,32483.98%
Some Other Race2,6347.06%
Two or More Races1,4543.90%
Asian7331.97%
Black or African American6171.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native3050.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2310.62%
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Pahrump Population by Race

Pahrump Population Pyramid 2021

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Pahrump Median Age

54.8


Total

54.3


Male

55.6


Female

Pahrump Adults

There are 31,034 adults, (11,907 of whom are seniors) in Pahrump.

Pahrump Age Dependency

95

Age Dependency Ratio

62.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pahrump Sex Ratio

Female

18,578

49.81%

Male

18,720

50.19%

Pahrump Population by Age

Pahrump Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pahrump Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female60.4%39.6%
Male58.7%41.3%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pahrump Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,8042.3473.9
Married7,6322.8681.8
Non Family6,2041.2868.7
Female1,3093.7360.4
Male6593.5158.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Pahrump Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0393.57%
9th to 12th Grade2,97510.23%
High School Graduate11,10238.19%
Some College8,03627.64%
Associates Degree2,8069.65%
Bachelors Degree2,1407.36%
Graduate Degree9753.35%
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Pahrump Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pahrump Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,03721,1522,767
Hispanic2,6711,806148
Other Race1,36887127
Multiple Races69859952
Black61751386
Asian59354662
Native American305292
Islander231217

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 13.94%.

Pahrump Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,253$43,558$25,610
Less Than High School$31,493$44,823$20,286
High School Grad$34,283$41,200$24,744
Some College$32,060$45,938$24,648
Bachelors Degree$37,845$35,394$44,018
Graduate Degree$53,527$77,045$42,368

$34,253

Average Earnings

$43,558

Average Male

$25,610

Average Female

Pahrump Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pahrump Language by Age

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Pahrump Language

90.22% of Pahrump residents speak only English, while 9.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.31% of the population.

Pahrump Language

Pahrump Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,0704,87816.78%
Hispanic4,57968214.89%
Other2,61836013.75%
Multiple1,43517211.99%
Native30016956.33%
Asian7299012.35%
Black612376.05%

16.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.19%

Male Poverty Rate

18.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pahrump

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pahrump is Native, with 56.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pahrump is Black, with 6.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.31%.

Pahrump Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.80%
High School17.14%
Some College14.32%
Bachelors or Greater7.01%

Pahrump Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.16%
Male Unemployed42.94%
Female Employed7.52%
Male Employed6.47%

Pahrump Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pahrump Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,535$56,478
Families$56,306$64,582
Married Families$60,489-
Non Families$29,542$42,047
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Income by Household Type

Pahrump Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pahrump Married by Age and Sex

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Pahrump Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pahrump Marital Status by Race

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Pahrump Marital Status

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5,265

Number of Veterans

4,726

Male Veterans

539

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,711
Korea547
First Gulf War540
Second Gulf War357
World War II210

Pahrump Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,142
75+1,598
55 to 64946
35 to 54477
18 to 34102

Pahrump Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,95918.63%
Hispanic3009.21%
Other1236.55%
Hawaiian5925.54%
Black538.59%
2 or More425.53%
Asian294.65%

Pahrump Veterans by Race

Pahrump Veterans by Education

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7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pahrump Veterans by Education

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39.4%

Labor Force Participation

35.3%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pahrump Employment by Age

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Pahrump Employment by Race

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Pahrump 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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18.43%

Born in Nevada

93.64%

Native Born

6.36%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

3.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.64% of Pahrump residents were born in the United States, with 18.43% having been born in Nevada. 3.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pahrump Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202137,2980.00%
202037,2980.00%
201937,2981,1243.11%
201836,1743621.01%
201735,812-87-0.24%
201635,8999972.86%
201534,902-107-0.31%
201435,009-305-0.86%
201335,314-507-1.42%
201235,82150.01%
201135,816-625-1.72%
201036,4410.00%

Pahrump Population by Year