This section shows the Carlin Nevada economy using the most recent economic analysis from the 2022 Census Bureau. Starting with Figure 1 which shows the median earnings per worker, Carlin depicts it has a Median earnings of $54,457 which is the second smallest when sorted by median earnings per worker of all the other places in the local area. The city with the highest median earnings per worker in the area is Osino CDP which shows a median earnings of $117,796 (about twice as large). Comparing median earnings per worker to the United States average of $53,269, Carlin is only slightly larger. Also, benchmarked against the state of Nevada, median earnings per worker of $47,225, Carlin is 15.3% larger.
In Figure 2 a more complete view of income is shown which aggregates income from all members in the household and it has a Median household income of $72,734 which is less than most other places in the local area. The city with the highest median household income in the area is Osino CDP which depicts a median income of $112,222 (54.3% larger). Comparing median household income to the United States average of $69,021, Carlin is only about 5.4% larger. Also, compared to the state of Nevada, median household income of $65,686, Carlin is 10.7% larger.
The next section examines a variety of different income statistics for the Carlin metropolitan area. In Figure 3 we see that it it has the largest proportion of earnings between $15,000 and $19,999 at 41.2% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the second smallest when sorted by median earnings of less than $10,000 of all the other places in the surrounding region in terms of earnings between $75,000 and $99,999 at 9.7% of the total. Dividing median annual worker earnings by the average number of hours worked in a year in Figure 4 shows that it has a Avg Hrly Earnings of $23.96 which is less than most other places in the metro area. The city with the highest average hourly earnings in the area is Crescent Valley CDP which depicts an average hourly earnings of $39.37 (64.3% larger). Comparing average hourly earnings to the United States average of $26.40, Carlin is about 10.2% smaller. Also, compared with the state of Nevada, average hourly earnings of $23.35, Carlin is only about 2.6% larger.
Figure 5 examines the number of self employed people in the Carlin metro area based on the number of people who reported any self employment income. Carlin depicts it has a Self Employed of 18.1% which is more than all other places in the greater Carlin region.
Figure 6 breaks down the source of income and Carlin has the largest proportion of income from wages at 6.4% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next chart (Figure 7) shows the percentage of households that had retirement income over the last 12 months and it has a With Retirement Income of 19.9% which is in the mid range of other places in the metro area. The city with the highest households with retirement income in the area is Crescent Valley CDP which indicates a households with retirement income of 33.0% (65.6% larger).
The percentage of full-time workers are compared to the number of part-time workers in Figure 8. Carlin depicts full time employees approximately 4.8 times bigger as the part time employees.
Similar to the last chart is Figure 9 which shows the number of people who are self employed but in more detailed industry categories such as manufacturing, retail sales, residential real estate, commercial real estate, health care, exports/imports, and advanced industries, etc. Carlin depicts it has the hightest entrepreneurs of 49% for the self employed in educational services, health care and social assistance grouping.
Figure 10 shows the cost of living and other consumer spending categories for a variety of cost components from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Carlin depicts it has the hightest cost of 99.2 for the cost of transportation category.
Carlin Nevada Poverty Charts
In Figure 11 the percentage of people earning less than the poverty level is shown and compared across the group of places. Carlin depicts it has a Percent of Population In Poverty of 7.4% which is less than most other places in the metropolitan area. The city with the highest percent of people earning less than the poverty level in the area is Elko which shows a percent of people in poverty of 12.3% (65.4% larger).
Additionally, Figure 12 looks at the percentage of people who receive some form of public assistance including general assistance, temporary assistance or food stamps (i.e. SNAP.) Carlin depicts it has a Public Assistance Percent of 5.0% which is in the mid point range of other places in the area. The city with the highest households with public assistance in the area is Elko which shows a households with public assistance of 11.6% (approximately 2.3 times bigger).
Carlin Nevada Labor Force Charts
The table in Figure 13, shows Carlin employment data in terms of job categories and salary data.
The next two charts look at monthly trended employment related performance using data estimated by economists at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS tracks unemployment statistics for a large number of areas throughout the country on a month to month basis. However, not every location in the U.S. is tracked by the BLS so the chart will only show the closest location available (which may be the same location.) Figure 14 shows the monthly unemployment rate for the area as well as a comparison to the overall national economy measure for the United States. Note that in March to April 2022, the Covid 19 recession occurred and affects this metric. The monthly unemployment rate depicts that from February 2017 to before the COVID-19 Pandemic it went from 4.0% to 2.9% in December 2019. This represents a decrease in the monthly unemployment rate of 27.5%. Since that time, the monthly unemployment rate has gone to 2.9%. This represents an increase in the monthly unemployment rate of very little.
Carlin Nevada Jobs Charts
In the jobs section of economic activity charts in Figure 15 shows the average annual earnings for very high level job industry categories for full time and year round employed.
Figure 16 shows the average median earnings for different categories of jobs.
Carlin Nevada Work Commute Charts
Figure 18 shows a more detailed view of how the population commutes to work for (for example to downtown Carlin or elsewhere.) Carlin has one of the largest proportions of people who drove alone at 75% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger city being Osino CDP with 83%.
Figure 19 is provided for comparison purposes to the previous chart. It shows how people get to work overall on average in the United States.
The average commute time is shown in Figure 21. Carlin depicts it has a Avg Commute Time of 23 which is less than most other places in the local area.
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and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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