Humboldt County, NV

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Population

17,088

0.0176% decline

Median Age

35.6


Median Household Income

$69,324

3.02% growth

Poverty Rate

9.11%


Number of Employees

8,394

1.56% growth

Median Property Value

$163,500

0.969% decline

About

In 2017, Humboldt County, NV had a population of 17.1k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $69,324. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Humboldt County, NV declined from 17,091 to 17,088, a -0.0176% decrease and its median household income grew from $67,295 to $69,324, a 3.02% increase.

The population of Humboldt County, NV is 65.8% White Alone, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.45% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 21.6% of the people in Humboldt County, NV speak a non-English language, and 93.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Humboldt County, NV is $163,500, and the homeownership rate is 76.9%. Most people in Humboldt County, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Humboldt County, NV is 3 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Humboldt County, NV employs 8.39k people. The largest industries in Humboldt County, NV are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,991 people), Retail Trade (1,074 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (733 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($92,198), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,858), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,199).

Median household income in Humboldt County, NV is $69,324. Males in Humboldt 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 Humboldt County, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,324

2017 value

± $7,633

3.02%

1 Year Growth

± 15.1%

Households in Humboldt County, NV have a median annual income of $69,324, 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 $67,295 in 2016, which represents a 3.02% 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 Humboldt County, NV made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Humboldt County, NV 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

  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 Humboldt 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 Humboldt 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 107.02

  2. Census Tract 105

  3. Census Tract 107.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Humboldt County, NV was Census Tract 107.02 with a value of $100,107, followed by Census Tract 105 and Census Tract 107.01, with respective values of $61,250 and $58,679.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Humboldt County, NV (1.54k out of 16.9k 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 Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    1,122 ± 234

  2. Hispanic

    505 ± 173

  3. Native American

    375 ± 75

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Humboldt 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

8.39k

2017 Value

± 647

1.56%

1 Year growth

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Humboldt County, NV grew at a rate of 1.56%, from 8.27k employees to 8.39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Humboldt County, NV, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,378 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,070 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (803 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 (1,378 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,070 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (803 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Humboldt County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.3 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.23 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.27 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Humboldt County, NV, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($85,903), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($76,047), and Construction & Extraction Occupations ($72,908).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.39k

2017 Value

± 647

1.56%

1 Year growth

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Humboldt County, NV grew at a rate of 1.56%, from 8.27k employees to 8.39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Humboldt County, NV, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,991 people), Retail Trade (1,074 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (733 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 (1,991 people), Retail Trade (1,074 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (733 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 (43.9 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.07 times), and Utilities (2.91 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Humboldt County, NV, by median earnings, are Utilities ($92,198), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,858), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,199).

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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.

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

84% of the population of Humboldt County, NV has health coverage, with 57.5% on employee plans, 7.36% on Medicaid, 8.4% on Medicare, 8.64% on non-group plans, and 2.08% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Humboldt County, NV see 1891 patients per year on average, which represents a 31.3% increase from the previous year (1440 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 991 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

1891 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Humboldt County, NV see an average of 1891 patients per year. This represents a 31.3% increase from the previous year (1440 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 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%).

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%).

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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

16%

Uninsured

57.5%

Employer Coverage

7.36%

Medicaid

8.4%

Medicare

8.64%

Non-Group

2.08%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Humboldt County, NV declined by 3.62% from 16.6% to 16%.

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. 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

Humboldt County, NV is home to a population of 17.1k people, from which 93.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.1% of Humboldt County, NV residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Humboldt County, NV is composed of 11.3k White Alone residents (65.8%), 4.52k Hispanic or Latino residents (26.5%), 761 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4.45%), 349 Two or More Races residents (2.04%), 110 Black or African American Alone residents (0.644%), 50 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.293%), 43 Asian Alone residents (0.252%), and 3 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0176%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Humboldt County, NV are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,944 speakers), Other Native North American Languages (249 speakers), and Hindi (50 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Humboldt County, NV was 35.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Humboldt County, NV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Humboldt County, NV residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

10.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 11.1% of Humboldt 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 Humboldt County, NV was 10.4%, 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 Humboldt County, NV was Mexico, the natal country of 227,319 Humboldt County, NV residents, followed by Philippines with 82,777 and El Salvador with 25,589.

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Citizenship

93.5%

2017 Citizenship

94.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.5% of Humboldt County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Humboldt County, NV was 94.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.3k ± 110

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.52k ± 433

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    761 ± 51

In 2017, there were 2.49 times more White Alone residents (11.3k people) in Humboldt County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.52k Hispanic or Latino and 761 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 Humboldt County, NV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,944 speakers (18.6%)

  2. Other Native North American Languages

    249 speakers (1.58%)

  3. Hindi

    50 speakers (0.317%)

21.6% of Humboldt County, NV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Humboldt County, NV was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 18.6% of the overall population of Humboldt County, NV are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.58% speak Other Native North American Languages and 0.317% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    444 ± 145

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    84 ± 55

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    80 ± 47

Humboldt County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Humboldt County, NV was $163,500 in 2017, which is 0.751 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $165,100 to $163,500, a 0.969% decrease. The homeownership rate in Humboldt County, NV is 76.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Humboldt County, NV have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Humboldt County, NV is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$69,324

Median Household Income

± $7,633

6.26k

Number of Households

± 518

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.26k households in Humboldt County, NV grew to $69,324 from the previous year's value of $67,295.

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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Housing

Property Value

$163,500

2017 Median

± $7,349

$165,100

2016 Median

± $8,956

In 2017, the median property value in Humboldt County, NV declined from to $163,500 from the previous year's value of $165,100.

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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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

76.9%

2017 Homeownership

75.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.9% of the housing units in Humboldt County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.3%.

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

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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 2 cars.

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Commute Time

28.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Humboldt County, NV have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 8.16% of the workforce in Humboldt County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    64.3%

  2. Public Transit

    14.5%

  3. Carpooled

    12%

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

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