Eureka County, NV

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Population

1,728

0.116% decline

Median Age

47.3


Median Household Income

$67,159

4.06% decline

Poverty Rate

10%


Number of Employees

904

0.78% growth

Median Property Value

$83,100

11.4% decline

About

In 2017, Eureka County, NV had a population of 1.73k people with a median age of 47.3 and a median household income of $67,159. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Eureka County, NV declined from 1,730 to 1,728, a -0.116% decrease and its median household income declined from $70,000 to $67,159, a -4.06% decrease.

The population of Eureka County, NV is 96.7% White Alone, 1.68% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 1.56% Hispanic or Latino. 0.38% of the people in Eureka County, NV speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Eureka County, NV is $83,100, and the homeownership rate is 69%. Most people in Eureka County, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Eureka County, NV is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Eureka County, NV employs 904 people. The largest industries in Eureka County, NV are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (238 people), Public Administration (164 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (154 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($113,487), Utilities ($113,487), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($76,176).

Median household income in Eureka County, NV is $67,159. Males in Eureka 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 Eureka County, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,159

2017 value

± $29,806

-4.06%

1 Year Growth

± 62.1%

Households in Eureka County, NV have a median annual income of $67,159, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,000 in 2016, which represents a -4.06% 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 Eureka County, NV 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 Eureka County, NV 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 Eureka 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 1

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Eureka County, NV was Census Tract 1 with a value of $60,250, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Eureka County, NV (173 out of 1.72k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 75+, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 55 - 64.

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

    173 ± 104

  2. Black

    0 ± 61

  3. Native American

    0 ± 61

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

904

2017 Value

± 198

0.78%

1 Year growth

± 31%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Eureka County, NV grew at a rate of 0.78%, from 897 employees to 904 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Eureka County, NV, are Management Occupations (151 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (116 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (115 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Eureka County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Eureka County, NV, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (151 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (116 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (115 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Eureka County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (12.8 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (5.73 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Eureka County, NV, by median earnings, are Protective Service Occupations ($77,935), Production Occupations ($74,000), and Construction & Extraction Occupations ($72,841).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

904

2017 Value

± 198

0.78%

1 Year growth

± 31%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Eureka County, NV grew at a rate of 0.78%, from 897 employees to 904 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Eureka County, NV, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (238 people), Public Administration (164 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (154 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Eureka County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Eureka 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 Eureka County, NV, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (238 people), Public Administration (164 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (154 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Eureka County, NV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (48.7 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (14.4 times), and Utilities (5.02 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Eureka County, NV, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($113,487), Utilities ($113,487), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($76,176).

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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 with $8.39B and Coal-n.e.c. and $6.48B.

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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

86.4% of the population of Eureka County, NV has health coverage, with 58.2% on employee plans, 4.76% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 8.59% on non-group plans, and 2.61% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Eureka County, NV see 2016 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 958 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

2016 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Eureka County, NV see an average of 2016 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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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

13.6%

Uninsured

58.2%

Employer Coverage

4.76%

Medicaid

12.2%

Medicare

8.59%

Non-Group

2.61%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Eureka County, NV declined by 18% from 16.6% to 13.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Eureka 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

Eureka County, NV is home to a population of 1.73k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.22% of Eureka County, NV residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Eureka County, NV is composed of 1.67k White Alone residents (96.7%), 29 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.68%), 27 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.56%), 1 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0579%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Eureka County, NV are Spanish or Spanish Creole (6 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (0 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

47

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.4

56

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 22.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Eureka County, NV was 47.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Eureka County, NV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Eureka County, NV residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.22%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.347%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.22% of Eureka County, NV residents 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 Eureka County, NV was 0.347%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Eureka County, NV was Mexico, the natal country of 227,319 Eureka County, NV residents, followed by Philippines with 82,777 and El Salvador with 25,589.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Eureka County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Eureka County, NV was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.67k ± 187

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    29 ± 38

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27 ± 43.6

In 2017, there were 57.6 times more White Alone residents (1.67k people) in Eureka County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 27 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    6 speakers (0.38%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    0 speakers (0%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

0.38% of Eureka County, NV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Eureka County, NV was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.38% of the overall population of Eureka County, NV are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    72 ± 49

  2. World War II

    28 ± 45

  3. Korea

    25 ± 38

Eureka County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Eureka County, NV was $83,100 in 2017, which is 0.382 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $93,800 to $83,100, a 11.4% decrease. The homeownership rate in Eureka County, NV is 69%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Eureka County, NV have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Eureka 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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$67,159

Median Household Income

± $29,806

765

Number of Households

± 166

In 2017, the median household income of the 765 households in Eureka County, NV declined from $67,159 from the previous year's value of $70,000.

The following chart displays the households in Eureka 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 - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$83,100

2017 Median

± $15,885

$93,800

2016 Median

± $26,733

In 2017, the median property value in Eureka County, NV declined from to $83,100 from the previous year's value of $93,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Eureka 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 Eureka County, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69%

2017 Homeownership

69.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69% of the housing units in Eureka County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Eureka 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 Eureka County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Eureka County, NV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Eureka County, NV have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.25% of the workforce in Eureka County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    53.4%

  2. Walked

    24.7%

  3. Carpooled

    8.85%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Eureka County, NV was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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