Whitney 65 Below average
Whitney Livability #79 ranked city in Nevada#17,725 ranked city in the USARanks better than 39% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Whitney Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Whitney Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than Nevada
928% less expensive than the US average
1033% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Whitney cost of living
F Whitney Crime Total crime is 38% higher than Nevada
Total crime
4,09859% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2559% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
Whitney crime
F Whitney Employment Household income is 8% lower than Nevada
Median household income
$48,67512% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,81427% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%56% higher than the US average
Whitney employment
C+ Whitney Housing Home value is 35% lower than Nevada
Median home value
$125,00032% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0036% higher than the US average
Home ownership
53%16% lower than the US average
Whitney real estate or Whitney rentals
F Whitney Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than Nevada
High school grad. rates
78%6% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/aequal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Whitney K-12 schools
C- Whitney User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Whitney
Overall user rating
61% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
55% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
89% 1 total surveys
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      Living in Whitney, NV

      Whitney is a mid-sized city located in the state of Nevada. The city has a population of 41,124 people. Whitney has a population density of 6,125 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Whitney identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 30% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Whitney, Nevada could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, weather, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Whitney and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Whitney to Nevada and the national average.

      Whitney, NV receives 67 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #55 in Nevada and #14,576 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we see that Whitney ranks very well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-) and weather (B+). The bad news for Whitney, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Whitney on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Assuming that Whitney meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Whitney. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Whitney are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Whitney come in at $125,000, which is 34.8% lower than the Nevada average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Whitney, the home price to income ratio is 2.6, which is 27.8% lower than the Nevada average.

      Whitney transportation information

      Average one way commute26min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.8%78.0%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.5%10.7%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.7%3.6%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.4%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%2.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.8%3.6%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (3)5354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)9711

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      Source: The Whitney, NV data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).