Owyhee, NV

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2022 Population
1,012
9.88% 1-year growth
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.3
5.33% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
28.3%
15.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$56,000
41.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$57,500
13% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Owyhee, NV had a population of 1.01k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $56,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Owyhee, NV grew from 921 to 1,012, a 9.88% increase and its median household income grew from $39,583 to $56,000, a 41.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Owyhee, NV are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (73.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (11.9%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (7.31%), White (Non-Hispanic) (3.56%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%).

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

99.4% of the residents in Owyhee, NV are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Owyhee, NV was $57,500, and the homeownership rate was 50.3%.

Most people in Owyhee, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Owyhee, NV was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Owyhee, NV is home to a population of 1.01k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.48% of Owyhee, NV residents were born outside of the country (15 people).

In 2022, there were 6.22 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (746 people) in Owyhee, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 120 American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) and 74 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Owyhee, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Owyhee, NV was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Owyhee, NV
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    746 ± 244
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic)
    120 ± 150
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    74 ± 109
12.8%
Hispanic Population
130 people

In 2022, there were 6.22 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (746 people) in Owyhee, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 120 American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) and 74 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.8% of the people in Owyhee, NV are hispanic (130 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.48%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15 people
1.19%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11 people

As of 2022, 1.48% of Owyhee, NV residents (15 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Owyhee, NV was 1.19%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    22 ± 34
  2. Vietnam
    5 ± 21
  3. Korea
    5 ± 17

Owyhee, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 4.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Owyhee, NV employs 393 people. The largest industries in Owyhee, NV are Educational Services (102 people), Public Administration (96 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (77 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($63,125), Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,288), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,991).

Occupations

393
2022 Value
± 129
23.2%
1 Year growth
± 38.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Owyhee, NV grew at a rate of 23.2%, from 319 employees to 393 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Owyhee, NV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (73 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (51 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (51 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Owyhee, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

393
2022 Value
± 129
23.2%
1 Year growth
± 38.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Owyhee, NV grew at a rate of 23.2%, from 319 employees to 393 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Owyhee, NV, are Educational Services (102 people), Public Administration (96 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (77 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Owyhee, NV, though some of these residents may live in Owyhee, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,375
Median earning men ± $13,190
$37,800
Median earning women ± $3,839

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($63,125), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,238), and Public Administration ($55,119).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($39,813) and Public Administration ($34,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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5.19%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.53M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 5.19% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.2%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nevada went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.05%).

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

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

US Senators from Nevada

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

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

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

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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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.34% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% of women were in the same situation.

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

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (710k), Some college (606k), and Bachelors Degree (392k).

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Owyhee, NV was $57,500 in 2022, which is 0.204 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $50,900 to $57,500, a 13% increase. The homeownership rate in Owyhee, NV is 50.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Owyhee, NV have an average commute time of 14.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Owyhee, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$57,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,664
$150
Median Property Taxes
±$65

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Owyhee, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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

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Rent vs Own

50.3%
Homeownership
2022
68.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 50.3% of the housing units in Owyhee, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$56,000
Median Household Income
± $18,938
298
Number of Households
± 81

In 2022, the median household income of the 298 households in Owyhee, NV grew to $56,000 from the previous year's value of $39,583.

The following chart displays the households in Owyhee, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Owyhee, NV is from Nevada.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2022, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.556% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.7%)
  2. Carpooled (21.2%)
  3. Walked (6.89%)

In 2022, 69.7% of workers in Owyhee, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (21.2%) and those who walked to work (6.89%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

14.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Owyhee, NV have a shorter commute time (14.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.38% of the workforce in Owyhee, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Owyhee, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Owyhee, NV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Owyhee, NV (282 out of 996 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females < 5.

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

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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Health

83.3% of the population of Owyhee, NV has health coverage, with 31.8% on employee plans, 31.3% on Medicaid, 6.48% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Elko County, NV see 2639 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.61% increase from the previous year (2623 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2120 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1205 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,639 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Elko County, NV

Primary care physicians in Elko County, NV see an average of 2,639 patients per year. This represents a 0.61% increase from the previous year (2,623 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.1% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 44.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.38% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 38.3% were men and 61.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.7%
Uninsured
31.8%
Employer Coverage
31.3%
Medicaid
6.48%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Owyhee, NV grew by 15% from 14.5% to 16.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Owyhee, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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