Amargosa Valley is a very small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 2,634 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Amargosa Valley is the 29th largest community in Nevada.
Amargosa Valley is a blue-collar town, with 49.39% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Amargosa Valley is a town of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Amargosa Valley who work in farm management occupations (27.20%), office and administrative support (18.54%), and food service (11.95%).
Another important characteristic of Amargosa Valley is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Amargosa Valley has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Amargosa Valley a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Amargosa Valley, even though it is a small town, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, town who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The citizens of Amargosa Valley have a very low rate of college education: just 9.72% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Amargosa Valley in 2018 was $21,468, which is low income relative to Nevada, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,872 for a family of four. However, Amargosa Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Amargosa Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Amargosa Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Amargosa Valley, accounting for 53.93% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Amargosa Valley residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Amargosa Valley include English, Italian, Irish, German, and Norwegian.
In addition, Amargosa Valley has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.23%).
The most common language spoken in Amargosa Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.