Goldfield - Dyer is a tiny town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 743 people and just one neighborhood, Goldfield - Dyer is the 50th largest community in Nevada.
Goldfield - Dyer is a blue-collar town, with 36.15% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Goldfield - Dyer is a town of service providers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goldfield - Dyer who work in healthcare suport services (17.95%), farm management occupations (8.46%), and teaching (7.95%).
Another important characteristic of Goldfield - Dyer 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.
A relatively large number of people in Goldfield - Dyer telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.24% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Goldfield - Dyer has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Goldfield - Dyer has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Goldfield - Dyer than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Goldfield - Dyer may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Goldfield - Dyer spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.78 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Goldfield - Dyer doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Goldfield - Dyer citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.11% of adults 25 and older in Goldfield - Dyer have a college degree.
The per capita income in Goldfield - Dyer in 2018 was $25,006, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,024 for a family of four. However, Goldfield - Dyer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Goldfield - Dyer is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Goldfield - Dyer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goldfield - Dyer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Goldfield - Dyer also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.96% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Goldfield - Dyer include German, English, Greek, Swedish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Goldfield - Dyer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Astoundingly, the neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Goldfield - Dyer neighborhood.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Nevada, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Nevada, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods in NV. If a Nevada retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 0 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 37.8% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 37.0% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 79.2% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 8.5% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Greek and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 3.7% have Finnish ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Goldfield - Dyer are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 3.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 68.7% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 28.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.8%), and 12.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Goldfield - Dyer, NV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (17.0%), and residents who report English roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Greek ancestry (10.2%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (9.9%), among others. In addition, 10.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (79.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (74.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (8.1%) and 7.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.