Pahrump is a medium-sized town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 44,738 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Pahrump is the seventh largest community in Nevada.
Pahrump is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pahrump is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pahrump who work in office and administrative support (10.18%), food service (10.03%), and sales jobs (9.55%).
Also of interest is that Pahrump has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, Pahrump is worth considering.
The rate of college-level education in Pahrump is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.66% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pahrump in 2018 was $25,537, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,148 for a family of four. However, Pahrump contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pahrump is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pahrump home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pahrump residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Pahrump also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.37% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pahrump include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pahrump is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.