Pershing County, Nevada Population 2020

Pershing County, Nevada's estimated population is 6,473 with a growth rate of -1.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pershing County, Nevada is the 11th largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20186,6661932.98%
20176,473-111-1.69%
20166,584-40-0.60%
20156,624-82-1.22%
20146,706-139-2.03%
20136,845911.35%
20126,7541422.15%
20116,612-126-1.87%
20106,7382,40255.40%
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%

How Many People Live in Pershing County, Nevada?

6,473

Pershing County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,36981.21%
Some Other Race3154.76%
Black or African American2924.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native2694.07%
Two or More Races2443.69%
Asian921.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.45%

Pershing County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

Pershing County, Nevada Median Age

43.4


Total

42.9


Male

43.9


Female

Pershing County, Nevada Adults

There are 5,515 adults, (1,061 of whom are seniors) in Pershing County, Nevada.

Pershing County, Nevada Age Dependency

48.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pershing County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

2,325

35.17%

Male

4,286

64.83%

Pershing County, Nevada Households and Families

Pershing County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pershing County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All73.6%26.4%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Male62.4%37.6%
Female13.8%86.2%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9332.4273.6
Married1,0582.9584.7
Non Family5821.1669.4
Male1702.3762.4
Female1233.8613.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

9.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pershing County, Nevada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4067.87%
9th to 12th Grade53910.45%
High School Graduate1,74033.73%
Some College1,30125.22%
Associates Degree4117.97%
Bachelors Degree4037.81%
Graduate Degree3596.96%

Pershing County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5653,158729
Hispanic1,03958233
Other Race284164
Black238202
Native American211160
Multiple Races11190
Asian89805
Islander3019

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,129$38,452$26,111
Less Than High School$24,792$32,804$
High School Grad$26,599$39,015$19,583
Some College$26,711$29,219$22,763
Bachelors Degree$57,102$77,643$55,852
Graduate Degree$70,848$$70,893

$34,129

Average Earnings

$38,452

Average Male

$26,111

Average Female

Pershing County, Nevada Language

Pershing County, Nevada Language by Age

Pershing County, Nevada Language

79.13% of Pershing County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 20.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.58% of the population.

Pershing County, Nevada Poverty

Pershing County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,53150714.36%
Hispanic95117017.88%
Native1952512.82%
Other133118.27%
Black44100.00%
Asian7733.90%
Multiple13721.46%

15.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

15.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pershing County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pershing County, Nevada is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pershing County, Nevada is Multiple, with 1.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.12%
High School13.07%
Some College11.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.47%
Female Unemployed23.91%
Female Employed13.36%
Male Employed0.90%

Pershing County, Nevada Income

Pershing County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,846$60,343
Families$58,819$69,125
Married Families$63,382-
Non Families$25,769$35,410

Pershing County, Nevada Marital Status

Pershing County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pershing County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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

Pershing County, Nevada Veterans

648

Number of Veterans

632

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam275
First Gulf War127
Second Gulf War68
Korea52
World War II2
Name Veterans % of Total
White52011.65%
Hispanic766.28%
Other3812.06%
Asian3335.87%
2 or More2118.92%
Indian188.29%
Hawaiian1343.33%
Black51.75%

$Pershing County, Nevada Veterans by Education

16.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pershing County, Nevada Employment Status

38.4%

Labor Force Participation

35.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Pershing County, Nevada Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

37.07%

Born in Nevada

89.61%

Native Born

10.39%

Foreign Born

6.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.61% of Pershing County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 37.07% having been born in Nevada. 6.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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