- Pershing County, Nevada
Infobox U.S. County
county = Pershing County
state = Nevada
map size =
founded = 1919
seat = Lovelock | area_total_sq_mi =6068
area percentage = 0.51%
census yr = 2005
pop = 6736
Pershing County is a
countylocated in the U.S. stateof Nevada. As of the 2000 census, the population is 6,693. Its county seatis LovelockGR|6. The county is named for General John Pershing. It was created out of Humboldt County in 1919, and is the last county in the state of Nevada to be created.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,068
square miles (15,715 km²), of which, 6,037 square miles (15,635 km²) of it is land and 31 square miles (80 km²) of it (0.51%) is water.
Washoe County, Nevada- west
Humboldt County, Nevada- north
Lander County, Nevada- east
Churchill County, Nevada- south
estref=" [http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/nv190090.txt Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990] ." "
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July 6, 2008.] As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 6,693 people, 1,962 households, and 1,383 families residing in the county. The population densitywas 1 people per square mile (0/km²). There were 2,389 housing units at an average density of 0 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 77.69% White, 5.35% Black or African American, 3.42% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.22% Pacific Islander, 9.38% from other races, and 3.30% from two or more races. 19.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,962 households out of which 38.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% were married couples living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.50% were non-families. 24.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.22.
In the county the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 36.00% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 7.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 158.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 182.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $40,670, and the median income for a family was $46,268. Males had a median income of $34,417 versus $24,301 for females. The
per capita incomefor the county was $16,589. About 10.20% of families and 11.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.20% of those under age 18 and 5.60% of those age 65 or over.
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