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Overton, NV
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Living in Overton



Overton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 5,591 people and two associated neighborhoods, Overton is the 21st largest community in Nevada.

Of important note, Overton is also a town of artists. Overton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Overton’s character.

Also of interest is that Overton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.00% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Overton is worth considering.

One downside of living in Overton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.05 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Overton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Overton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.61% of adults 25 and older in Overton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Overton in 2018 was $33,555, which is middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,220 for a family of four. However, Overton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Overton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Overton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Overton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Overton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.81% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Overton include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh.

The most common language spoken in Overton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


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