Mineral County, NV

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Population

4,471

1.06% decline

Median Age

46.7


Median Household Income

$39,375

4.3% growth

Poverty Rate

20.3%


Number of Employees

1,685

8.87% decline

Median Property Value

$90,900

6.69% growth

About

In 2017, Mineral County, NV had a population of 4.47k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $39,375. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mineral County, NV declined from 4,519 to 4,471, a -1.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,750 to $39,375, a 4.3% increase.

The population of Mineral County, NV is 58.1% White Alone, 21.6% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 11.1% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Mineral County, NV speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Mineral County, NV is $90,900, and the homeownership rate is 65.1%. Most people in Mineral County, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12 minutes. The average car ownership in Mineral County, NV is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Mineral County, NV employs 1.69k people. The largest industries in Mineral County, NV are Public Administration (287 people), Accommodation & Food Services (213 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (185 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($49,762), Public Administration ($42,243), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($42,031).

Median household income in Mineral County, NV is $39,375. Males in Mineral 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 Mineral County, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,375

2017 value

± $7,830

4.3%

1 Year Growth

± 24.5%

Households in Mineral County, NV have a median annual income of $39,375, 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 $37,750 in 2016, which represents a 4.3% 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 Mineral 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 9707

  2. Census Tract 9708

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mineral County, NV was Census Tract 9707 with a value of $47,674, followed by Census Tract 9708 and N/A, with respective values of $35,865 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Mineral 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

20.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mineral County, NV (894 out of 4.4k 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 Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 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. Native American

    452 ± 83

  2. White

    367 ± 125

  3. Two Or More

    50 ± 69

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

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

1.69k

2017 Value

± 258

-8.87%

1 Year decline

± 23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mineral County, NV declined at a rate of -8.87%, from 1.85k employees to 1.69k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mineral County, NV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (237 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (219 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (140 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mineral County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mineral County, NV, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (237 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (219 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (140 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mineral County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.35 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.74 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.61 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mineral County, NV, by median earnings, are Transportation Occupations ($82,845), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($63,611), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($55,417).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.69k

2017 Value

± 258

-8.87%

1 Year decline

± 23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mineral County, NV declined at a rate of -8.87%, from 1.85k employees to 1.69k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mineral County, NV, are Public Administration (287 people), Accommodation & Food Services (213 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (185 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mineral County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Mineral 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 Mineral County, NV, by number of employees, are Public Administration (287 people), Accommodation & Food Services (213 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (185 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mineral County, NV has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.65 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.09 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.97 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mineral County, NV, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($49,762), Public Administration ($42,243), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($42,031).

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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

84.7% of the population of Mineral County, NV has health coverage, with 32.6% on employee plans, 23.2% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 8.57% on non-group plans, and 5.23% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Mineral County, NV see 1493 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.467% decrease from the previous year (1500 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2224 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1112 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

1,493 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Mineral County, NV see an average of 1,493 patients per year. This represents a 0.467% decrease from the previous year (1,500 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mineral 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

15.3%

Uninsured

32.6%

Employer Coverage

23.2%

Medicaid

15%

Medicare

8.57%

Non-Group

5.23%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mineral County, NV grew by 0.783% from 15.2% to 15.3%.

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

Mineral County, NV is home to a population of 4.47k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.41% of Mineral County, NV residents were born outside of the country (242 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mineral County, NV is composed of 2.6k White Alone residents (58.1%), 965 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (21.6%), 495 Hispanic or Latino residents (11.1%), 206 Asian Alone residents (4.61%), 170 Two or More Races residents (3.8%), 34 Black or African American Alone residents (0.76%), 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0671%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

47

Median Native-Born Age

± 7.8

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mineral County, NV was 46.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Mineral County, NV are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Mineral County, NV residents was 49.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.41%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

242 people

4.23%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

191 people

As of 2017, 5.41% of Mineral County, NV residents (242 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 Mineral County, NV was 4.23%, 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

96.4%

2017 Citizenship

97.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.4% of Mineral County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mineral County, NV was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.6k ± 253

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    965 ± 153

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    495 ± 204

In 2017, there were 2.69 times more White Alone residents (2.6k people) in Mineral County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 965 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 495 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 Mineral 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 Mineral 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 Mineral County, NV was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Mineral 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

    287 ± 86

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    91 ± 68

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    55 ± 42

Mineral County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mineral County, NV was $90,900 in 2017, which is 0.418 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $85,200 to $90,900, a 6.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Mineral County, NV is 65.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mineral County, NV have an average commute time of 12 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mineral 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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$39,375

Median Household Income

± $7,830

1.86k

Number of Households

± 251

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.86k households in Mineral County, NV grew to $39,375 from the previous year's value of $37,750.

The following chart displays the households in Mineral 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

$90,900

2017 Median

± $13,107

$85,200

2016 Median

± $8,951

In 2017, the median property value in Mineral County, NV grew to to $90,900 from the previous year's value of $85,200.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

65.1%

2017 Homeownership

65.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.1% of the housing units in Mineral County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.5%.

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

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Commute Time

12 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mineral County, NV have a shorter commute time (12 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.08% of the workforce in Mineral County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77%

  2. Walked

    8.47%

  3. Worked At Home

    8.29%

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

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