Humboldt County, NV

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2019 Population
16,828
0.45% 1-year decline
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
36
1.12% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
13.3%
15.3% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$67,756
3.72% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$180,600
4.21% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
8,491
0.562% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Humboldt County, NV had a population of 16.8k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $67,756. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Humboldt County, NV declined from 16,904 to 16,828, a −0.45% decrease and its median household income declined from $70,373 to $67,756, a −3.72% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Humboldt County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.4%), White (Hispanic) (21%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.14%), Other (Hispanic) (4.62%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.18%). 0% of the households in Humboldt County, NV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

93.1% of the residents in Humboldt County, NV are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Humboldt County, NV was $180,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%. Most people in Humboldt County, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Humboldt County, NV was 3 cars per household.

Diversity

Humboldt County, NV is home to a population of 16.8k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 11.5% of Humboldt County, NV residents were born outside of the country (1.94k people).

In 2019, there were 3.12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11k people) in Humboldt County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.53k White (Hispanic) and 865 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Humboldt County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11k ± 20
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.53k ± 365
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    865 ± 104
27%
Hispanic Population
4.55k people

In 2019, there were 3.12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11k people) in Humboldt County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.53k White (Hispanic) and 865 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

27% of the people in Humboldt County, NV are hispanic (4.55k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.94k people
11.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.99k people

As of 2019, 11.5% of Humboldt County, NV residents (1.94k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Humboldt County, NV was 11.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Humboldt County, NV was 36. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Humboldt County, NV are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Humboldt County, NV residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    225,147 ± 11,200 people
  2. Philippines
    87,702 ± 7,163 people
  3. El Salvador
    26,538 ± 3,982 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 225,147 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 87,702 and El Salvador with 26,538.

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Citizenship

93.1%
2019 Citizenship
92.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93.1% of Humboldt County, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Humboldt County, NV was 92.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    349 ± 90
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    199 ± 134
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    95 ± 69

Humboldt County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Nevada (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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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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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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Economy

Median household income in Humboldt County, NV is $67,756. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Humboldt County, NV was Census Tract 107.02 with a value of $107,770, followed by Census Tract 105 and Census Tract 107.01, with respective values of $64,719 and $53,816.

Males in Nevada have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,024. The income inequality in Nevada (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Humboldt County, NV employs 8.49k people. The largest industries in Humboldt County, NV are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,971 people), Retail Trade (1,059 people), and Construction (602 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($97,436), Utilities ($95,417), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($86,698).

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,756
2019 value
± $5,951
−3.72%
1 Year Growth
± 14.3%

Households in Humboldt County, NV have a median annual income of $67,756, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,373 in 2018, which represents a −3.72% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,636
Average Male Salary in Nevada
± $2,040
$48,024
Average Female Salary in Nevada
± $1,554

In 2019, full-time male employees in Nevada made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Nevada by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Nevada
  1. White
    $53,994 ± $1,609
  2. Asian
    $47,565 ± $3,669
  3. Two or More Races
    $40,897 ± $4,644

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nevada workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Nevada.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Humboldt County, NV is from Nevada.
0.448
2019 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.446
2018 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2019, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.412% growth from 2018 to 2019, 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.

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 107.02
  2. Census Tract 105
  3. Census Tract 107.01

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Humboldt County, NV was Census Tract 107.02 with a value of $107,770, followed by Census Tract 105 and Census Tract 107.01, with respective values of $64,719 and $53,816.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Humboldt County, NV (2.21k out of 16.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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
    1,556 ± 287
  2. Native American
    546 ± 135
  3. Hispanic
    432 ± 140

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

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

8.49k
2019 Value
± 705
−0.562%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Humboldt County, NV declined at a rate of −0.562%, from 8.54k employees to 8.49k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Humboldt County, NV, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,567 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,083 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (676 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Humboldt County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Humboldt County, NV, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,567 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,083 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (676 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Humboldt County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.31 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.9 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Humboldt County, NV, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($100,057), Construction & Extraction Occupations ($96,453), and Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($80,451).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.49k
2019 Value
± 705
−0.562%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Humboldt County, NV declined at a rate of −0.562%, from 8.54k employees to 8.49k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Humboldt County, NV, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,971 people), Retail Trade (1,059 people), and Construction (602 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Humboldt County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Humboldt 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 Humboldt County, NV, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,971 people), Retail Trade (1,059 people), and Construction (602 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Humboldt County, NV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (47.1 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.48 times), and Utilities (2.69 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Humboldt County, NV, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($97,436), Utilities ($95,417), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($86,698).

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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. $14.5B
  2. $13.3B
  3. $8.26B

In 2018, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $14.5B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($13.3B) and Mixed freight ($8.26B).

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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$82.8B
2018 Value in Nevada
$156B
Projected 2045 Value in Nevada
88.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Nevada trade was $82.8B. This is expected to increase 88.2% to $156B 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. $21.8B
  2. $8.61B
  3. $3.89B

In 2018, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.8B, followed by Utah with $8.61B and Arizona and $3.89B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Humboldt County, NV went to Donald J. Trump with 70.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (21.5%), followed by Other (8.18%). The most partisan county was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Humboldt County, NV
70.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Nevada
  1. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Nevada was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Nevada colored by their party leaning.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Humboldt County, NV was $180,600 in 2019, which is 0.751 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $173,300 to $180,600, a 4.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Humboldt County, NV is 71.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Humboldt County, NV have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Humboldt County, NV is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$180,600
2019 Median
± $13,040
$173,300
2018 Median
± $6,929

In 2019, the median property value in Humboldt County, NV grew to to $180,600 from the previous year's value of $173,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Humboldt 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 Humboldt County, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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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.
$67,756
Median Household Income
± $5,951
6.5k
Number of Households
± 556

In 2019, the median household income of the 6.5k households in Humboldt County, NV declined from $67,756 from the previous year's value of $70,373.

The following chart displays the households in Humboldt 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71.4%
2019 Homeownership
75.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 71.4% of the housing units in Humboldt County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Humboldt County, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Humboldt County, NV have a longer commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 6.12% of the workforce in Humboldt County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (59.4%)
  2. Carpooled (16.2%)
  3. Public Transit (11.9%)

In 2019, 59.4% of workers in Humboldt County, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.2%) and those who used public transit to get to work (11.9%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

87.9% of the population of Humboldt County, NV has health coverage, with 57% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 9.48% on Medicare, 8.94% on non-group plans, and 1.74% 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).

Primary care physicians in Humboldt County, NV see 2098 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.238% decrease from the previous year (2103 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2404 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 990 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mineral County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.8%). Additionally, Pershing County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,098 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Humboldt County, NV

Primary care physicians in Humboldt County, NV see an average of 2,098 patients per year. This represents a 0.238% decrease from the previous year (2,103 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Nevada
$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

12.1%
Uninsured
57%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
9.48%
Medicare
8.94%
Non-Group
1.74%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Humboldt County, NV declined by 8.28% from 13.2% to 12.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Humboldt 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. 17.8% prevalence
  2. 15.5% prevalence
  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mineral County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 17.8%.

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

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