Lyon County, NV

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Population
53,155
1.63% 1-year growth
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
Median Age
44.1

Poverty Rate
11.6%

Median Household Income
$55,493
8.98% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$183,900
16.4% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
21,969
4.66% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Lyon County, NV had a population of 53.2k people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $55,493. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lyon County, NV grew from 52,303 to 53,155, a 1.63% increase and its median household income grew from $50,920 to $55,493, a 8.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lyon County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.6%), White (Hispanic) (9.58%), Other (Hispanic) (5.38%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%). NaNk% of the people in Lyon County, NV speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lyon County, NV is $183,900, and the homeownership rate is 70.8%. Most people in Lyon County, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lyon County, NV is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nevada across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Nevada went to Donald J. Trump with 67.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (25.9%), followed by Other (6.78%). The most partisan county was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

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

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Nevada
67.4% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Nevada
  1. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Nevada was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Nevada colored by their party leaning.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, colored by their political party.

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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 Lyon County, NV have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Lyon County, NV is home to a population of 53.2k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 6.83% of Lyon County, NV residents were born outside of the country (3.63k people).

In 2018, there were 7.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.2k people) in Lyon County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.09k White (Hispanic) and 2.86k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lyon County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    40.2k ± 50
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.09k ± 678
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.86k ± 629
16.6%
Hispanic Population
8.84k people

In 2018, there were 7.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.2k people) in Lyon County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.09k White (Hispanic) and 2.86k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.6% of the people in Lyon County, NV are hispanic (8.84k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.83%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.63k people
6.65%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
3.48k people

As of 2018, 6.83% of Lyon County, NV residents (3.63k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lyon County, NV was 6.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Lyon County, NV was 44.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Lyon County, NV are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Lyon County, NV residents was 44.

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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

96.1%
2018 Citizenship
95.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.1% of Lyon County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Lyon County, NV was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,965 ± 340
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    854 ± 223
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    549 ± 161

Lyon County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lyon County, NV is $55,493. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lyon County, NV was Census Tract 9601.01 with a value of $67,345, followed by Census Tract 9603.03 and Census Tract 9603.02, with respective values of $63,201 and $61,589.

Males in Nevada have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,567. The income inequality in Nevada (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lyon County, NV employs 22k people. The largest industries in Lyon County, NV are Retail Trade (3,042 people), Manufacturing (2,605 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,064 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($124,306), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,842), and Public Administration ($54,494).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,493
2018 value
± $3,149
8.98%
1 Year Growth
± 5.96%

Households in Lyon County, NV have a median annual income of $55,493, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,920 in 2017, which represents a 8.98% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Lyon County, NV compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,432
Average Male Salary in Nevada
± $1,853
$44,567
Average Female Salary in Nevada
± $1,392

In 2017, full-time male employees in Nevada made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Nevada by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Nevada
  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 in Nevada.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lyon County, NV is from Nevada.
0.444
2017 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.441
2016 Wage GINI in Nevada

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 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 9601.01
  2. Census Tract 9603.03
  3. Census Tract 9603.02

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lyon County, NV was Census Tract 9601.01 with a value of $67,345, followed by Census Tract 9603.03 and Census Tract 9603.02, with respective values of $63,201 and $61,589.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lyon County, NV (6.16k out of 52.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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. White
    4,775 ± 538
  2. Hispanic
    1,204 ± 270
  3. Native American
    653 ± 190

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

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

22k
2018 Value
± 1,086
4.66%
1 Year growth
± 6.79%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Lyon County, NV grew at a rate of 4.66%, from 21k employees to 22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lyon County, NV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,920 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,133 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,782 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lyon County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lyon County, NV, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,920 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,133 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,782 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lyon County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.99 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.87 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lyon County, NV, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($78,897), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($59,315), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($59,107).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

22k
2018 Value
± 1,086
4.66%
1 Year growth
± 6.79%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Lyon County, NV grew at a rate of 4.66%, from 21k employees to 22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lyon County, NV, are Retail Trade (3,042 people), Manufacturing (2,605 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,064 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lyon County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Lyon 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 Lyon County, NV, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,042 people), Manufacturing (2,605 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,064 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lyon County, NV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.44 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.26 times), and Public Administration (1.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lyon County, NV, by median earnings, are Utilities ($124,306), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,842), and Public Administration ($54,494).

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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 in Nevada
$113B
Projected 2045 Value in Nevada
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lyon County, NV was $183,900 in 2018, which is 0.801 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $158,000 to $183,900, a 16.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Lyon County, NV is 70.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lyon County, NV have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lyon County, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$183,900
2018 Median
± $9,740
$158,000
2017 Median
± $4,894

In 2018, the median property value in Lyon County, NV grew to to $183,900 from the previous year's value of $158,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lyon 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 Lyon County, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,493
Median Household Income
± $3,149
20.5k
Number of Households
± 993

In 2018, the median household income of the 20.5k households in Lyon County, NV grew to $55,493 from the previous year's value of $50,920.

The following chart displays the households in Lyon 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lyon County, NV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lyon County, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.8%
2018 Homeownership
70.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 70.8% of the housing units in Lyon County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lyon County, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lyon County, NV have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.72% of the workforce in Lyon County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    79.9%
  2. Carpooled
    14%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.83%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Lyon County, NV was Drove Alone (79.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (14%) and those who Worked At Home (2.83%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lyon County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lyon County, NV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

91.2% of the population of Lyon County, NV has health coverage, with 42.5% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 3.73% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Lyon County, NV see 5843 patients per year on average, which represents a 24.1% increase from the previous year (4708 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4432 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 673 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

5,843 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lyon County, NV

Primary care physicians in Lyon County, NV see an average of 5,843 patients per year. This represents a 24.1% increase from the previous year (4,708 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Nevada
$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

8.81%
Uninsured
42.5%
Employer Coverage
17.2%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
3.73%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lyon County, NV declined by 24% from 11.6% to 8.81%.

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