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Pahrump Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Pahrump Area is 42,938. The Pahrump Area population density is 2.36 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 24.98 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Pahrump Area is white, which represent 87.61% of the total population. The average Pahrump Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 42,938. #636

Population Density, #867

Pahrump Area
2.36 per square mile
24.98 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:37,617 (87.61%, #416)
Black:1,135 (2.64%, #503)
Hispanic:6,026 (14.03%, #192)
Asian:719 (1.67%, #256)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,003 (2.34%, #97)
One Race, Other:1,743 (4.06%, see rank)
Two or More Races:721 (1.68%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:5,134 (85.20%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:130 (2.16%, see rank)
Cuban:327 (5.43%, see rank)
Central American:180 (2.99%, see rank)
South American:45 (0.75%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:129 (17.94%, see rank)
Filipino:464 (64.53%, see rank)
Japanese:8 (1.11%, see rank)
Korean:15 (2.09%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:103 (14.33%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

36,353 (84.66%) out of the total population of 42,938 reported first ancestry.

 Pahrump Area% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Arab770.18%, see rank0.51%0.56%
Czech1960.46%, see rank0.34%0.47%
Danish5981.39%, see rank0.68%0.42%
Dutch7451.74%, see rank1.16%1.40%
English6,30014.67%, see rank7.34%8.02%
French1,6573.86%, see rank2.76%3.34%
German7,48917.44%, see rank11.96%15.03%
Greek390.09%, see rank0.43%0.41%
Hungarian3420.80%, see rank0.45%0.46%
Irish6,98216.26%, see rank9.34%10.80%
Italian2,6026.06%, see rank6.17%5.52%
Norwegian9772.28%, see rank1.42%1.42%
Polish1,0732.50%, see rank2.22%3.01%
Portuguese2220.52%, see rank0.58%0.44%
Russian3580.83%, see rank0.98%0.92%
Scotch-Irish6371.48%, see rank0.79%0.99%
Scottish1,1092.58%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African1130.26%, see rank0.87%0.95%
Swedish7971.86%, see rank1.23%1.27%
Swiss2200.51%, see rank0.31%0.30%
Ukrainian1230.29%, see rank0.19%0.31%
American2,3625.50%, see rank4.74%7.12%
Welsh3800.88%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 21,652 (50.43%, see rank)
Females: 21,286 (49.57%, see rank)

Pahrump Area
Male: 50.43%
Female: 49.57%
Male: 50.37%
Female: 49.63%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Pahrump Area
50.30 years old
36.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Pahrump Area
50.20 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Pahrump Area
50.30 years old
37.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Pahrump Area% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Under 5 years1,8994.42%, see rank6.54%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,0554.79%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,6916.27%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,3315.43%, see rank6.43%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,8824.38%, see rank6.74%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,4948.14%, see rank14.27%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,1429.65%, see rank13.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years6,13614.29%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years7,09416.52%, see rank12.00%12.29%
65 to 74 years7,02416.36%, see rank8.09%7.64%
75 to 84 3,2777.63%, see rank3.76%4.25%
85 years and over9132.13%, see rank1.27%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Pahrump AreaNevadaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population32,080, 100%1,847,920209,056,129
Less Than High School5,283, 16.47%, see rank15.15%13.67%
High School Graduate11,017, 34.34%, see rank28.65%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree11,483, 35.79%, see rank33.67%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,970, 9.26%, see rank14.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,327, 4.14%, see rank7.67%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.72, see rank13.2013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Pahrump Area NevadaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten79378.94%21.06%75.12%24.88%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,67992.01%, see rank7.99%, see rank93.44%6.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,25295.65%, see rank4.35%, see rank95.00%5.00%90.60%9.40%
College97672.95%, see rank27.05%, see rank84.14%15.86%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School15262.50%, see rank37.50%, see rank66.80%33.20%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Pahrump AreaNevadaU.S.
Total Households17,803, 100%1,005,958116,211,092
Average Household Size2.39, see rank2.712.63
1 Person Households4,601, 25.84%, see rank27.74%27.57%
2 or More Person Households13,202, 74.16%, see rank72.26%72.43%
Family Households (Families)11,904, 66.87%, see rank64.47%66.22%
Average Family Size2.94, see rank3.463.32
Married-Couple Family9,416, 52.89%, see rank45.26%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,899, 33.13%, see rank35.53%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Pahrump Area%NevadaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total36,293see rank2,211,697252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over18,302100%, see rank1,109,661123,281,364
Never Married4,12122.52%, see rank35.60%35.77%
Married10,57557.78%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed9044.94%, see rank2.52%2.57%
Divorced2,70214.76%, see rank12.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over17,991100%, see rank1,102,036129,692,771
Never Married3,06317.03%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married10,25657.01%, see rank48.72%49.19%
Widowed2,14611.93%, see rank7.94%9.16%
Divorced2,52614.04%, see rank14.90%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Pahrump Area%NevadaU.S.
Native39,35391.65%, see rank80.92%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence8,15819.00%, see rank25.15%58.73%
Born in Different State30,78771.70%, see rank54.06%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4080.95%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born3,5858.35%, see rank19.08%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,6403.82%, see rank8.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,9454.53%, see rank10.63%7.09%
Born In Europe5661.32%, see rank1.50%1.53%
Born In Asia5941.38%, see rank5.68%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.49%0.55%
Born In Oceania610.14%, see rank0.11%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,1635.04%, see rank10.96%6.83%
Born In Northern America2010.47%, see rank0.35%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Pahrump Area%NevadaU.S.
English15,34986.22%, see rank70.72%79.39%
Spanish1,6929.50%, see rank18.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3391.90%, see rank3.66%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3652.05%, see rank6.45%3.36%
Other580.33%, see rank1.07%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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