Esmeralda County, NV

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2020 Population
1,030
6.3% 1-year growth
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
54.6
1.44% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
13.2%
47.6% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$31,845
14.8% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$81,100
24.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Esmeralda County, NV had a population of 1.03k people with a median age of 54.6 and a median household income of $31,845. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Esmeralda County, NV grew from 969 to 1,030, a 6.3% increase and its median household income declined from $37,375 to $31,845, a −14.8% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Esmeralda County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.5%), White (Hispanic) (25.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.0971%).

None of the households in Esmeralda County, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.6% of the residents in Esmeralda County, NV are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Esmeralda County, NV was $81,100, and the homeownership rate was 50.5%.

Most people in Esmeralda County, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Esmeralda County, NV was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Esmeralda County, NV is home to a population of 1.03k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.51% of Esmeralda County, NV residents were born outside of the country (98 people).

In 2020, there were 2.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (736 people) in Esmeralda County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 263 White (Hispanic) and 15 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.6%
2020 Citizenship
94.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 92.6% of Esmeralda County, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Esmeralda County, NV was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Esmeralda County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    736 ± 175
  2. White (Hispanic)
    263 ± 160
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15 ± 25
25.5%
Hispanic Population
263 people

In 2020, there were 2.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (736 people) in Esmeralda County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 263 White (Hispanic) and 15 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.5% of the people in Esmeralda County, NV are hispanic (263 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Esmeralda County, NV as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.51%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
98 people
7.22%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
70 people

As of 2020, 9.51% of Esmeralda County, NV residents (98 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Esmeralda County, NV was 7.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    67 ± 40
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9 ± 20
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 18

Esmeralda County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 7.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Esmeralda County, NV employs 394 people. The largest industries in Esmeralda County, NV are Other Services, Except Public Administration (88 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (81 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (48 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($87,917), Utilities ($87,917), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,250).

Occupations

394
2020 Value
± 131
−1.01%
1 Year decline
± 42.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Esmeralda County, NV declined at a rate of −1.01%, from 398 employees to 394 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Esmeralda County, NV, are Healthcare Support Occupations (70 people), Management Occupations (46 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (46 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Esmeralda County, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

394
2020 Value
± 131
−1.01%
1 Year decline
± 42.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Esmeralda County, NV declined at a rate of −1.01%, from 398 employees to 394 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Esmeralda County, NV, are Other Services, Except Public Administration (88 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (81 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (48 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Esmeralda County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Esmeralda County, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,250
Median earning men ± $17,359
$14,561
Median earning women ± $11,450

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,833), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($35,833), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($34,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,036), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($26,397), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($21,071).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nevada.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 7
    Manufacturing
  2. 3
    Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities
  3. 2
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $11.8B
  2. $7.88B
  3. $5.77B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $11.8B, followed by Electronics ($7.88B) and Textiles/leather ($5.77B).

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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$74.7B
2020 Value in Nevada
$145B
Projected 2050 Value in Nevada
94.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nevada trade was $74.7B. This is expected to increase 94.1% to $145B by 2050.

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. $17.5B
  2. $2.92B
  3. $2.88B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $17.5B, followed by Utah with $2.92B and New York and $2.88B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Esmeralda County, NV went to Donald J. Trump with 82.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (15%), followed by Other (1.46%).

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.06% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.18% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (694k), Some college (608k), and Bachelors Degree (364k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Esmeralda County, NV was $81,100 in 2020, which is 0.353 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $65,000 to $81,100, a 24.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Esmeralda County, NV is 50.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Esmeralda County, NV have an average commute time of 13.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Esmeralda County, NV is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$81,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$28,787
$260
Median Property Taxes
±$67

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Esmeralda County, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Esmeralda County, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

50.5%
Homeownership
2020
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 50.5% of the housing units in Esmeralda County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$31,845
Median Household Income
± $6,720
515
Number of Households
± 119

In 2020, the median household income of the 515 households in Esmeralda County, NV declined from $31,845 from the previous year's value of $37,375.

The following chart displays the households in Esmeralda 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Esmeralda County, NV is from Nevada.
0.448
2020 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.448
2019 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2020, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.117% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.88%)
  3. Walked (8.88%)

In 2020, 72.8% of workers in Esmeralda County, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.88%) and those who walked to work (8.88%).

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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Commute Time

13.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Esmeralda County, NV have a shorter commute time (13.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.08% of the workforce in Esmeralda County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Esmeralda County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Esmeralda County, NV have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Esmeralda County, NV (135 out of 1.02k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

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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88.9% of the population of Esmeralda County, NV has health coverage, with 36.6% on employee plans, 14.6% on Medicaid, 27% on Medicare, 7.42% on non-group plans, and 3.22% on military or VA plans.

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

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Nevada, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nevada across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 13.5% under 18 years, 11.3% between 18 and 34 years, 49.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.1%
Uninsured
36.6%
Employer Coverage
14.6%
Medicaid
27%
Medicare
7.42%
Non-Group
3.22%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Esmeralda County, NV declined by 6.77% from 11.9% to 11.1%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 23.6% in Esmeralda County, NV.

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