Elko, NV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Elko, Nevada Info Snack

Population
20,396
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
12.4%
Median Home
$229,600
Median Income
$77,659
Median Rent
$1,040

Elko SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
7

Elko, NV Crime Report

708
Total Crimes
3,420.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
45.81%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Elko
/ 100k People
Nevada
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 708 3,420.8 2,386.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 99 478.3 460.3 387.8
Murder 5 24.2 5.7 6.5
Robbery 18 87.0 88.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 57 275.4 306.8 279.7
Property Crime 609 2,942.5 1,926.6 1,958.2
Burglary 126 608.8 368.8 314.2
Larceny 401 1,937.5 1,221.4 1,398.0
Car Theft 82 396.2 336.4 246.0

Elko, NV Cost Of Living

99
Elko's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Elko Nevada National Average
Overall 99 105 100
Services 89 103 100
Groceries 94 110 100
Health 93 105 100
Housing 113 102 100
Transportation 100 118 100
Utilities 81 93 100

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Rankings for Elko in Nevada

Map Of Elko, NV

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Population over time in Elko

Year Population % Change
2020 20,396 0.7%
2019 20,247 0.1%
2018 20,225 0.7%
2017 20,078 1.9%
2016 19,709 2.1%
2015 19,308 2.2%
2014 18,888 2.4%
2013 18,438 1.9%
2012 18,087 1.7%
2011 17,784 -

Race / Ethnicity in Elko

White
63.7% (12,998)
African American
1.8% (364)
American Indian
3.3% (676)
Asian
2.5% (500)
Hawaiian
0.0% (2)
Other
0.3% (51)
Two Or More
1.3% (264)
Hispanic
27.2% (5,541)
Race Elko NV USA
White 63.7% 48.2% 60.1%
African American 1.8% 9.0% 12.2%
American Indian 3.3% 0.9% 0.6%
Asian 2.5% 8.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.3% 3.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 27.2% 28.9% 18.2%

Gender in Elko

Female
48.5% (9,893)
Male
51.5% (10,503)
Gender Elko NV USA
Female 48.5% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 51.5% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elko for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,427)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (1,835)
High School / GED
27.0% (5,506)
Some College
28.0% (5,710)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,039)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (2,243)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,223)
Professional Degree
1.0% (203)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (203)
Education Elko NV USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Elko, Nevada

Less than $10,000
5.4% (110,646)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (91,024)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.6% (135,446)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.6% (135,173)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (216,659)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.8% (302,778)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.2% (330,849)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.7% (443,403)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.7% (157,248)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (116,369)
Income Elko NV USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 3.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.6% 8.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.6% 9.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.8% 18.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.2% 13.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.7% 15.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.7% 6.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 5.9% 8.3%

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