Esmeralda County, Nevada Population 2020

Esmeralda County, Nevada's estimated population is 919 with a growth rate of 5.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Esmeralda County, Nevada is the 18th largest county in Nevada. The 2010 Population was 784 and has seen a growth of 17.22% since this time.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020919465.27%
2019873465.56%
2018827-16-1.90%
2017843172.06%
2016826-4-0.48%
201583060.73%
2014824-23-2.72%
2013847567.08%
2012791212.73%
2011770-14-1.79%
2010784-560-41.67%
19901,34456772.97%
198077714823.53%
1970629101.62%
196061950.81%
1950614-940-60.49%
19401,55447744.29%
19301,077-1,333-55.31%
19202,410-6,959-74.28%
19109,3697,397375.10%
19001,972-176-8.19%
18902,148-1,072-33.29%
18803,2201,667107.34%
18701,5530.00%
2020 Growth Rate
5.27%
County Website
State
Founded
1861
County Seat
2010 Population
784
Growth (since 2010)
17.22%
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Esmeralda County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92795.67%
Black or African American252.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native161.65%
Two or More Races10.10%
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Esmeralda County, Nevada Population by Race

Esmeralda County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

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Esmeralda County, Nevada Median Age

55.4


Total

57.5


Male

51.3


Female

Esmeralda County, Nevada Adults

There are 808 adults, (276 of whom are seniors) in Esmeralda County, Nevada.

Esmeralda County, Nevada Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Esmeralda County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

544

56.14%

Male

425

43.86%

Esmeralda County, Nevada Population by Age

Esmeralda County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Esmeralda County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married68.5%31.5%
All58.2%41.8%
Non Family54%46%
Female43.2%56.8%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Esmeralda County, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4911.9658.2
Non Family2891.1554
Married1623.1868.5
Female372.9543.2
Male32.33100

3.07

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

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Esmeralda County, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade303.74%
9th to 12th Grade647.97%
High School Graduate32640.60%
Some College19924.78%
Associates Degree556.85%
Bachelors Degree9511.83%
Graduate Degree344.23%
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Esmeralda County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Esmeralda County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White685647129
Hispanic7728
Black2525
Native American169

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.83%.

Esmeralda County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,458$40,000$21,771
Less Than High School$19,750$26,250$
High School Grad$27,026$40,417$21,500
Some College$25,903$37,750$21,136
Bachelors Degree$55,000$56,375$36,964
Graduate Degree$46,250$$

$27,458

Average Earnings

$40,000

Average Male

$21,771

Average Female

Esmeralda County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Esmeralda County, Nevada Language by Age

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Esmeralda County, Nevada Language

85.23% of Esmeralda County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 14.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.77% of the population.

Esmeralda County, Nevada Language

Esmeralda County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7728110.49%
Hispanic15153.31%

8.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.01%

Male Poverty Rate

11.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Esmeralda County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Esmeralda County, Nevada is White, with 10.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Esmeralda County, Nevada is Hispanic, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.75%.

Esmeralda County, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College10.28%
High School8.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%
Less Than High School3.26%

Esmeralda County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed3.61%
Male Employed1.29%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Esmeralda County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Esmeralda County, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,375$50,154
Families$61,944$67,069
Married Families$78,214-
Non Families$28,173$36,707
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Income by Household Type

Esmeralda County, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Esmeralda County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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Esmeralda County, Nevada 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 20-34.

Esmeralda County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Esmeralda County, Nevada Marital Status

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130

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War11
World War II10
First Gulf War5
Korea

Esmeralda County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7456
75+46
55 to 6412
18 to 3411
35 to 545

Esmeralda County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Esmeralda County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Esmeralda County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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2.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Esmeralda County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Esmeralda County, Nevada Employment by Age

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Esmeralda County, Nevada Employment by Race

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Esmeralda 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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23.84%

Born in Nevada

92.78%

Native Born

7.22%

Foreign Born

5.16%

Non Citizen

2.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.78% of Esmeralda County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 23.84% having been born in Nevada. 5.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Esmeralda 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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