Churchill County, NV

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Population

24,022

0.522% decline

Median Age

38.9


Median Household Income

$46,914

3.41% growth

Poverty Rate

13.8%


Number of Employees

9,228

1.47% growth

Median Property Value

$169,100

7.16% growth

About

In 2017, Churchill County, NV had a population of 24k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $46,914. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Churchill County, NV declined from 24,148 to 24,022, a -0.522% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,368 to $46,914, a 3.41% increase.

The population of Churchill County, NV is 73.9% White Alone, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.02% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Churchill County, NV speak a non-English language, and 95.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Churchill County, NV is $169,100, and the homeownership rate is 64.3%. Most people in Churchill County, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Churchill County, NV is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Churchill County, NV employs 9.23k people. The largest industries in Churchill County, NV are Retail Trade (987 people), Public Administration (905 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (886 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,067), Information ($62,344), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,875).

Median household income in Churchill County, NV is $46,914. Males in Churchill County, NV have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,567. The income inequality in Churchill County, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,914

2017 value

± $3,854

3.41%

1 Year Growth

± 9.92%

Households in Churchill County, NV have a median annual income of $46,914, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,368 in 2016, which represents a 3.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,432

Average Male Salary

± $1,853

$44,567

Average Female Salary

± $1,392

In 2017, full-time male employees in Nevada made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $49,115 ± $1,406

  2. Asian

    $44,438 ± $3,305

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $39,307 ± $16,398

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nevada workers was White. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Churchill County, NV is from Nevada.

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.441

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.688% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9501

  2. Census Tract 9506

  3. Census Tract 9507

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Churchill County, NV was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $65,250, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9507, with respective values of $64,155 and $57,831.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Churchill County, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Churchill County, NV (3.25k out of 23.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,387 ± 386

  2. Hispanic

    677 ± 240

  3. Native American

    294 ± 69

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Churchill County, NV is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

9.23k

2017 Value

± 654

1.47%

1 Year growth

± 9.92%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Churchill County, NV grew at a rate of 1.47%, from 9.09k employees to 9.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Churchill County, NV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,278 people), Management Occupations (855 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (659 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Churchill County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Churchill County, NV, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,278 people), Management Occupations (855 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (659 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Churchill County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.66 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.1 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.31 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Churchill County, NV, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,228), Community & Social Service Occupations ($65,500), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,295).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.23k

2017 Value

± 654

1.47%

1 Year growth

± 9.92%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Churchill County, NV grew at a rate of 1.47%, from 9.09k employees to 9.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Churchill County, NV, are Retail Trade (987 people), Public Administration (905 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (886 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Churchill County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Churchill County, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Churchill County, NV, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (987 people), Public Administration (905 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (886 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Churchill County, NV has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.93 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.81 times), and Public Administration (2.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Churchill County, NV, by median earnings, are Utilities ($82,067), Information ($62,344), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,875).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $16B

  2. $8.39B

  3. $6.48B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $16B, followed by Mixed freight ($8.39B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($6.48B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$75B

2015 Value

$113B

Projected 2045 Value

51.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nevada trade was $75B. This is expected to increase 51.3% to $113B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nevada trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $19.2B

  2. $6.44B

  3. $3.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $19.2B, followed by Utah with $6.44B and Arizona and $3.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

86.1% of the population of Churchill County, NV has health coverage, with 35.8% on employee plans, 15.2% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 6.81% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Churchill County, NV was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

Primary care physicians in Churchill County, NV see 2200 patients per year on average, which represents a 19.2% increase from the previous year (1845 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1423 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 605 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Lyon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,200 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Churchill County, NV see an average of 2,200 patients per year. This represents a 19.2% increase from the previous year (1,845 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Churchill County, NV in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,417

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,484

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,796

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nevada (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7%, from $6,275 to $6,714.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.9%

Uninsured

35.8%

Employer Coverage

15.2%

Medicaid

11.4%

Medicare

16.9%

Non-Group

6.81%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Churchill County, NV declined by 12.3% from 15.9% to 13.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Churchill County, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 12.4% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nevada by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Churchill County, NV is home to a population of 24k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.69% of Churchill County, NV residents were born outside of the country (1.61k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Churchill County, NV is composed of 17.7k White Alone residents (73.9%), 3.21k Hispanic or Latino residents (13.4%), 966 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4.02%), 825 Two or More Races residents (3.43%), 586 Asian Alone residents (2.44%), 585 Black or African American Alone residents (2.44%), 51 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.212%), and 49 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.204%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Churchill County, NV are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Churchill County, NV was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Churchill County, NV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Churchill County, NV residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.69%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.61k people

6.13%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.48k people

As of 2017, 6.69% of Churchill County, NV residents (1.61k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Churchill County, NV was 6.13%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    227,319 ± 11,235 people

  2. Philippines

    82,777 ± 6,962 people

  3. El Salvador

    25,589 ± 3,910 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 227,319 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 82,777 and El Salvador with 25,589.

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Citizenship

95.2%

2017 Citizenship

96%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.2% of Churchill County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Churchill County, NV was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.7k ± 74

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.21k ± 341

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    966 ± 82

In 2017, there were 5.52 times more White Alone residents (17.7k people) in Churchill County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.21k Hispanic or Latino and 966 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Churchill County, NV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Churchill County, NV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Churchill County, NV was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Churchill County, NV are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    815 ± 149

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    682 ± 182

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    527 ± 162

Churchill County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Churchill County, NV was $169,100 in 2017, which is 0.777 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $157,800 to $169,100, a 7.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Churchill County, NV is 64.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Churchill County, NV have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Churchill County, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,914

Median Household Income

± $3,854

9.73k

Number of Households

± 660

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.73k households in Churchill County, NV grew to $46,914 from the previous year's value of $45,368.

The following chart displays the households in Churchill County, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$169,100

2017 Median

± $6,569

$157,800

2016 Median

± $8,187

In 2017, the median property value in Churchill County, NV grew to to $169,100 from the previous year's value of $157,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Churchill County, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Churchill County, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Churchill County, NV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Churchill County, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.3%

2017 Homeownership

60.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.3% of the housing units in Churchill County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Churchill County, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Churchill County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Churchill County, NV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Churchill County, NV have a shorter commute time (19.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Churchill County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.24%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Churchill County, NV was Drove Alone (81.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.7%) and those who Worked At Home (3.24%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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