Pershing County, Nevada Population 2020

Pershing County, Nevada's estimated population is 6,765 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pershing County, Nevada is the 12th largest county in Nevada. The 2010 Population was 6,737 and has seen a growth of 0.42% since this time.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20206,765400.59%
20196,725400.60%
20186,6852163.34%
20176,469-107-1.63%
20166,576-42-0.63%
20156,618-84-1.25%
20146,702-140-2.05%
20136,842911.35%
20126,7511412.13%
20116,610-127-1.89%
20106,7372,40155.37%
19904,33692827.23%
19803,40873827.64%
19702,670-529-16.54%
19603,199963.09%
19503,10339014.38%
19402,713612.30%
19302,652-151-5.39%
19202,8030.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.59%
County Website
State
Founded
1919
County Seat
2010 Population
6737
Growth (since 2010)
0.42%
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Pershing County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,30580.20%
Some Other Race4396.64%
Two or More Races3094.67%
Black or African American2533.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native2223.36%
Asian701.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.26%
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Pershing County, Nevada Population by Race

Pershing County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

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Pershing County, Nevada Median Age

42.1


Total

41.9


Male

43.1


Female

Pershing County, Nevada Adults

There are 5,505 adults, (1,036 of whom are seniors) in Pershing County, Nevada.

Pershing County, Nevada Age Dependency

48

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pershing County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

2,372

35.86%

Male

4,243

64.14%

Pershing County, Nevada Population by Age

Pershing County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pershing County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.8%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
All66.8%33.2%
Male32.1%67.9%
Female14.8%85.2%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pershing County, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9482.4166.8
Married1,0403.0476.3
Non Family6421.1470.7
Female1823.3814.8
Male842.2632.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Pershing County, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2865.51%
9th to 12th Grade70613.59%
High School Graduate1,93237.19%
Some College1,26624.37%
Associates Degree4268.20%
Bachelors Degree3166.08%
Graduate Degree2635.06%
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Pershing County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pershing County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5773,153499
Hispanic1,10360852
Other Race3811986
Black187162
Native American1791385
Multiple Races17214411
Asian675822
Islander176

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.84%.

Pershing County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,647$39,422$24,212
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,328$44,569$21,128
Some College$23,769$25,536$23,313
Bachelors Degree$53,975$80,077$
Graduate Degree$72,625$2,500$72,750

$31,647

Average Earnings

$39,422

Average Male

$24,212

Average Female

Pershing County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pershing County, Nevada Language by Age

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Pershing County, Nevada Language

80.58% of Pershing County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 19.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.44% of the population.

Pershing County, Nevada Language

Pershing County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,51444812.75%
Hispanic914808.75%
Native1612616.15%
Other162138.02%
Multiple195115.64%
Black10660.00%
Asian3538.57%

12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.73%

Male Poverty Rate

12.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pershing County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pershing County, Nevada is Black, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pershing County, Nevada is Multiple, with 5.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.46%.

Pershing County, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.60%
Bachelors or Greater11.82%
High School11.38%
Some College7.04%

Pershing County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.18%
Male Unemployed22.05%
Female Employed9.48%
Male Employed1.18%

Pershing County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pershing County, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,491$60,380
Families$62,629$70,542
Married Families$69,500-
Non Families$30,000$39,036
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Income by Household Type

Pershing County, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pershing County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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Pershing County, Nevada Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pershing County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Pershing County, Nevada Marital Status

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585

Number of Veterans

553

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam253
First Gulf War91
Second Gulf War55
Korea27
World War II4

Pershing County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74177
35 to 54167
55 to 64145
75+78
18 to 3418

Pershing County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White49611.25%
Hispanic705.63%
Other338.07%
2 or More2212.79%
Indian1910.38%
Hawaiian635.29%
Black62.44%
Asian34.29%

Pershing County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Pershing County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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13.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pershing County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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39.7%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pershing County, Nevada Employment by Age

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Pershing County, Nevada Employment by Race

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Pershing County, Nevada Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.37%

Born in Nevada

90.69%

Native Born

9.31%

Foreign Born

5.09%

Non Citizen

4.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.69% of Pershing County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 35.37% having been born in Nevada. 5.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pershing County, Nevada Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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