Pahrump is a medium-sized town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 35,061 people and six 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pahrump who work in sales jobs (13.85%), office and administrative support (12.25%), and food service (8.08%).
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.
Pahrump has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Pahrump has quite a high level of public transit users. Pahrump’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.
In Pahrump, just 12.14% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pahrump in 2010 was $22,071, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,284 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 Black or African-American. Pahrump also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.53% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pahrump include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Pahrump is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.