Elko County, Nevada Population 2022

Elko County, Nevada's estimated population is 53,495 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Elko County, Nevada is the 6th largest county in Nevada. The 2010 Population was 49,088 and has seen a growth of 8.98% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,4470.00%
18805,7162,26965.83%
18904,794-922-16.13%
19005,68889418.65%
19108,1332,44542.99%
19208,083-50-0.61%
19309,9601,87723.22%
194010,9129529.56%
195011,6547426.80%
196012,0113573.06%
197013,9581,94716.21%
198017,2693,31123.72%
199033,53016,26194.16%
201049,08815,55846.40%
201149,4423540.72%
201250,9691,5273.09%
201352,3341,3652.68%
201452,5311970.38%
201551,728-803-1.53%
201652,0823540.68%
201752,3572750.53%
201852,5391820.35%
201952,7782390.45%
202053,0172390.45%
202153,2562390.45%
202253,4952390.45%
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Elko County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,04080.02%
Black or African American6761.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,9395.59%
Asian6531.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander700.13%
Some Other Race3,1946.08%
Two or More Races2,9655.64%
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Elko County, Nevada Population by Race

Elko County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2022

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Elko County, Nevada Median Age

34.7


Total

34.9


Male

34.5


Female

Elko County, Nevada Adults

There are 38,426 adults, (6,132 of whom are seniors) in Elko County, Nevada.

Elko County, Nevada Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Elko County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

25,101

47.78%

Male

27,436

52.22%

Elko County, Nevada Population by Age

Elko County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elko County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All69.2%30.8%
Male54.9%45.1%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Female49.4%50.6%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elko County, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,5162.7969.2
Married9,9853.3683.5
Male1,1014.0954.9
Female1,5313.9849.4
Non Family5,8991.2752.8

3.39

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Elko County, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7995.31%
9th to 12th Grade2,6757.89%
High School Graduate11,19933.04%
Some College9,39327.71%
Associates Degree3,1189.20%
Bachelors Degree3,78011.15%
Graduate Degree1,9315.70%
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Elko County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elko County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black395390222
Asian437406229
White23,62721,9074,529
2+ Races1,7681,546279
Native American2,0021,669156
Hispanic6,7694,459474
Other Race1,7411,11785
Islander4949

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 56.20%.

Elko County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,847$65,202$35,485
Less Than 9th Grade$26,165$34,965$18,534
High School Graduate$45,306$60,432$33,105
Some College$54,080$78,520$34,797
Bachelors Degree$50,195$55,509$46,424
Graduate Degree$75,887$86,482$71,166

$49,847

Average Earnings

$65,202

Average Male

$35,485

Average Female

Elko County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elko County, Nevada Language by Age

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Elko County, Nevada Language

81.79% of Elko County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 18.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.38% of the population.

Elko County, Nevada Language

Elko County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black57525844.87%
Native2,89580127.67%
Hispanic12,6181,54112.21%
White33,7043,3459.92%
Multiple2,9292317.89%
Islander7022.86%
Asian635111.73%
Other277NaN%

11.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.45%

Male Poverty Rate

13.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elko County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elko County, Nevada is Black, with 44.87% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.49%.

Elko County, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%
High School10.94%
Some College7.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Elko County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.00%
Male Unemployed26.53%
Female Employed7.51%
Female Unemployed32.92%

Elko County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elko County, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,375$89,977
Families$93,544$102,670
Married Families$101,662$114,229
Non Families$46,414$58,911
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Income by Household Type

Elko County, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Elko County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Elko County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Elko County, Nevada Marital Status

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3,127

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War926
First Gulf War606
Vietnam925
Korea122
World War II39

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34448
35 to 54945
55 to 64622
65 to 74672
75+440

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5768.30%
Black489.52%
Native American1898.41%
Asian336.23%
Other Race23111.16%
2+ Races502.52%
Hispanic5306.38%

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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8.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elko County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Elko County, Nevada Employment by Age

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Elko County, Nevada Employment by Race

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Elko County, Nevada 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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36.53%

Born in Elko County, Nevada

91.80%

Native Born

8.20%

Foreign Born

4.32%

Non Citizen

3.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.80% of Elko County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 36.53% having been born in Nevada. 4.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elko County, Nevada Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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