List of Nevada Counties by Population
County
Population
White Pine
9,181
Washoe 339,486
Storey 3,399
Pershing 6,693
Nye 32,485
Mineral 5,071
Lyon 34,501
Lincoln 4,165
Lander 5,794
Humboldt 16,106
Eureka 1,651
Esmeralda 971
Elko 45,291
Douglas 41,259
Clark 1,375,765
Churchill 23,982
Carson City 52,457
People QuickFacts Nevada USA
Population, 2006 estimate 2,495,529 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 24.9% 6.4%
Population, 2000 1,998,257 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 7.4% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 25.4% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 11.1% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 49.2% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 81.7% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 7.9% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 1.4% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 6.0% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) 0.5% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 2.6% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 24.4% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 58.9% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 37.4% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 15.8% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 23.1% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 80.7% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 18.2% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 375,910 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 23.3 25.5
Housing units, 2006 1,065,197 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 60.9% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 32.2% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $142,000 $119,600
Households, 2000 751,165 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.62 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $47,231 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $21,989 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 11.1% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts Nevada USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 58,5611 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 1,089,4221 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 20.7%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 163,512 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 169,505 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.6% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 1.1% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.2% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.2% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.7% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 28.1% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 8,466,212 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 16,513,814 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 26,999,899 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $12,452 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 19,537,592 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 39,445 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 12,769,4131 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts Nevada USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 109,825.99 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 18.2 79.6
FIPS Code 32

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