Pahrump, Nevada Population 2024

49,191

Pahrump is a city located in Inyo County and Nye County Nevada. Pahrump has a 2024 population of 49,191. Pahrump is currently growing at a rate of 4.77% annually and its population has increased by 28.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,390 in 2020.

The average household income in Pahrump is $72,936 with a poverty rate of 14.98%. The median age in Pahrump is 53.7 years: 53.1 years for males, and 54.6 years for females.

Pahrump Demographics

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

  • White: 75.99%
  • Two or more races: 10.24%
  • Other race: 7.87%
  • Black or African American: 2.32%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.51%
State
Nevada
Land Area (mi²)
328.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
149.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
28.13% (10,801)
The current population of Pahrump, Nevada is 49,191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 38,390.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33,97675.99%
Two or more races4,58010.24%
Other race3,5197.87%
Black or African American1,0372.32%
Asian9752.18%
Native American3950.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2290.51%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pahrump Population by Race

Pahrump Population Pyramid 2024

Pahrump Median Age

53.7

Total

53.1

Male

54.6

Female

Pahrump Adults

There are 37,133 adults, (14,265 of whom are seniors) in Pahrump.

Pahrump Age Dependency

95.5

Age Dependency Ratio

62.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pahrump Sex Ratio

Female22,08849.4%
Male22,62350.6%

Pahrump Population by Age

Pahrump Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All18,5982.3878.221.8
Married9,2332.8785.914.1
Non Family6,7471.3174.325.7
Female1,4843.5359.440.6
Male1,1343.2363.336.7

2.83

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pahrump Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3,1889.06%
Associates Degree3,0658.71%
Bachelors Degree3,0238.59%
Graduate Degree1,4724.18%
High School Graduate12,10834.4%
Less Than 9th Grade1,6354.65%
Some College10,70230.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pahrump Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pahrump Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White26,68523,7163,485
Hispanic4,2882,923422
2+ Races2,8652,122299
Other Race2,1341,524102
Asian843770116
Black838750184
Native American39536917
Islander22921056

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 24.45%.

Pahrump Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$54,350$53,567$59,228
Graduate Degree$72,619$118,780$33,906
High School Graduate$38,690$46,401$30,313
Less Than 9th Grade$36,241$46,923$14,048
Overall$41,358$47,062$33,514
Some College$42,116$45,816$36,667

$41,358

Average Earnings

$47,062

Average Male

$33,514

Average Female

Pahrump Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pahrump Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pahrump Language

88.25% of Pahrump residents speak only English, while 11.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.62% of the population.

Pahrump Language

Pahrump Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White31,5304,66214.79%
Hispanic6,7771,07515.86%
Other3,30671421.6%
Multiple4,46155712.49%
Black93422824.41%
Asian95911912.41%
Native3804511.84%
Islander2292812.23%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.14%

Male Poverty Rate

15.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pahrump

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pahrump is Black, with 24.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pahrump is Native, with 11.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.19%.

Pahrump Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.44%
High School15.81%
Some College11.91%
Bachelors or Greater9.75%

Pahrump Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.66%
Female Unemployed24.73%
Male Employed7.64%
Female Employed7.41%

Pahrump Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pahrump Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$65,032$83,161
Households$54,988$72,936
Married Families$71,722$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,738$50,986

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pahrump Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pahrump Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pahrump 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.

Pahrump Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pahrump Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,330

Number of Veterans

5,697

Male Veterans

633

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3,032
First Gulf War1,150
Second Gulf War853
Korea329
World War II155

Pahrump Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 742,090
75+2,053
55 to 641,030
35 to 54809
18 to 34348

Pahrump Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5,63119.41%
2+ Races43113.2%
Hispanic3357.07%
Other Race1395.66%
Black727.91%
Islander4720.52%
Native American102.53%

Pahrump Veterans by Race

Pahrump Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pahrump Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.2%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pahrump Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pahrump Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pahrump Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

20.34%

Born in Pahrump

92.53%

Native Born

7.47%

Foreign Born

2.69%

Non Citizen

4.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.53% of Pahrump residents were born in the United States, with 20.34% having been born in Nevada. 2.69% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202449,1912,2404.77%
202346,9512,2405.01%
202244,7112,2405.27%
202142,4714,08110.63%
202038,3901,0922.93%
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%
201036,44100%

Pahrump Population by Year