Poverty in Pahrump, Nevada

What is the poverty rate in Pahrump, Nevada?
The poverty rate in Pahrump is 17.8%. One out of every 5.6 residents of Pahrump lives in poverty.

How many people in Pahrump, Nevada live in poverty?
6,319 of 35,527 Pahrump residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Pahrump compare to the rest of Nevada?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Nevada is 14.2%, meaning Pahrump has a meaningfully higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Nevada.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Pahrump, Nevada Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Black

1,148

19.9% 25.2% 3.2%

Other

2,528

24.8% 23.8% 7.1%

White

28,331

15.4% 10.3% 79.1%

Hispanic

4,366

32.2% 22.2% 12.2%

What's the Poverty Rate in Pahrump, Nevada By Race?

19.9% of Black residents of Pahrump, Nevada live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of black residents in Pahrump, Nevada is dramatically lower than the national average of 25.2%. 228 of 1,148 black Nevadans live below the poverty line. Approximately 3.2% of the total population of Pahrump, Nevada are black.

15.4% of White residents of Pahrump, Nevada live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Pahrump, Nevada is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 4,369 of 28,331 white Nevadans live below the poverty line. Approximately 79.1% of the total population of Pahrump, Nevada are white.

32.2% of Hispanic residents of Pahrump, Nevada live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Pahrump, Nevada is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 1,405 of 4,366 hispanic Nevadans live below the poverty line. Approximately 12.2% of the total population of Pahrump, Nevada are hispanic.

Pahrump, Nevada Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Pahrump, Nevada?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Pahrump, Nevada is 16.7%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Pahrump, Nevada is 18.9%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Pahrump, Nevada

Female residents of Pahrump, Nevada are moderately(13%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

2,915 of 17,495 males in Pahrump live below the poverty line.

3,404 of 18,032 females in Pahrump live below the poverty line.

Pahrump, Nevada Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Pahrump can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Pahrump, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 29.0%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Pahrump, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 15.7%.

Poverty for younger ages in Pahrump is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Pahrump, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 21.9%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Pahrump, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 27.8%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Pahrump can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Pahrump, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 38.5%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Pahrump, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 28.1%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Pahrump, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 26.0%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Pahrump, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Pahrump, Nevada Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Pahrump, Nevada?

Pahrump, Nevada Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Pahrump, Nevada Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

23.4%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

31.4%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

27.5%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

21.2%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

10.2%

75 to 84 Years Old

8.9%

Over 85 Years Old

16.9%

Pahrump, Nevada Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Pahrump, Nevada born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Pahrump, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States is 17.4%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Pahrump, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 22.3%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Pahrump, Nevada born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Pahrump, Nevada have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 33,008 residents of Pahrump, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States, 5,758 (17.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 561 (22.3%) of 2,519 residents of Pahrump, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Pahrump, Nevada

The poverty rate in Pahrump is 17.8%.
Pahrump is in Nye County.
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Pahrump 17.8%
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