West Wendover, Nevada Population 2020

4,283
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West Wendover is a city located in Nevada. With a 2020 population of 4,283, it is the 13th largest city in Nevada and the 5212th largest city in the United States. West Wendover is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually but its population has decreased by -2.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,410 in 2010. West Wendover reached it's highest population of 4,721 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, West Wendover has a population density of 573 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Wendover is $72,538 with a poverty rate of 13.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $733 per month, and the median house value is $158,700. The median age in West Wendover is 32 years, 36.8 years for males, and 31.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.1 males.

West Wendover Demographics

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

  • White: 96.01%
  • Other race: 3.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Wendover, Nevada is 4,283, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,263.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,410.

West Wendover, Nevada Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,11496.01%
Some Other Race1393.24%
Two or More Races320.75%
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West Wendover Population by Race

West Wendover Population Pyramid 2020

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West Wendover Median Age

32


Total

36.8


Male

31.2


Female

West Wendover Adults

There are 2,702 adults, (321 of whom are seniors) in West Wendover.

West Wendover Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Wendover Sex Ratio

Female

2,089

48.75%

Male

2,196

51.25%

West Wendover Population by Age

West Wendover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Wendover Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.1%32.9%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
All59.8%40.2%
Male39.8%60.2%
Female34.7%65.3%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Wendover Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2323.4859.8
Married6504.1267.1
Non Family3101.1264.5
Female1444.4434.7
Male1284.8639.8

4.01

Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

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West Wendover Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40716.93%
9th to 12th Grade40016.64%
High School Graduate1,11346.30%
Some College29612.31%
Associates Degree431.79%
Bachelors Degree471.96%
Graduate Degree984.08%
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West Wendover Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Wendover Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2981,206145
Hispanic1,106391
Other Race8484

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.17%.

West Wendover Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,819$52,375$33,350
Less Than High School$30,917$50,021$27,390
High School Grad$36,456$60,741$33,850
Some College$66,042$49,810$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$71,618$$

$39,819

Average Earnings

$52,375

Average Male

$33,350

Average Female

West Wendover Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Wendover Language by Age

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West Wendover Language

47.48% of West Wendover residents speak only English, while 52.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.92% of the population.

West Wendover Language

West Wendover Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,51240716.20%
White1,7731749.81%

13.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.84%

Male Poverty Rate

15.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Wendover

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Wendover is Hispanic, with 16.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Wendover is White, with 9.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.73%.

West Wendover Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.48%
High School2.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

West Wendover Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.97%
Female Employed6.16%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Wendover Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Wendover Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,274$72,538
Families$68,289$73,589
Married Families$73,068-
Non Families$47,566$46,358
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Income by Household Type

West Wendover Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Wendover Married by Age and Sex

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West Wendover Marriage

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

West Wendover Marital Status by Race

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West Wendover Marital Status

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60

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War

West Wendover Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+35
35 to 5425
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

West Wendover Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White602.32%
Hispanic251.82%

West Wendover Veterans by Race

West Wendover Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Wendover Veterans by Education

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77.6%

Labor Force Participation

76.4%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Wendover Employment by Age

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West Wendover Employment by Race

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West Wendover 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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11.51%

Born in Nevada

78.69%

Native Born

21.31%

Foreign Born

12.16%

Non Citizen

9.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.69% of West Wendover residents were born in the United States, with 11.51% having been born in Nevada. 12.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Wendover Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,283100.23%
20194,273100.23%
20184,263-13-0.30%
20174,276-9-0.21%
20164,285-16-0.37%
20154,301-142-3.20%
20144,443-57-1.27%
20134,500170.38%
20124,483621.40%
20114,42140.09%
20104,417-304-0.66%
20004,7210.00%

West Wendover Population by Year