Pershing County, NV

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2020 Population
6,591
0.363% 1-year decline
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.6
1.19% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.61%
20% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$57,074
13% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$114,400
1.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Pershing County, NV had a population of 6.59k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $57,074. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pershing County, NV declined from 6,615 to 6,591, a −0.363% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,491 to $57,074, a 13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pershing County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.4%), White (Hispanic) (10.4%), Other (Hispanic) (9.59%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.16%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%).

None of the households in Pershing County, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.1% of the residents in Pershing County, NV are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Pershing County, NV was $114,400, and the homeownership rate was 67.8%.

Most people in Pershing County, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Pershing County, NV was 3 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Pershing County, NV is home to a population of 6.59k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.65% of Pershing County, NV residents were born outside of the country (636 people).

In 2020, there were 6.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.24k people) in Pershing County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 683 White (Hispanic) and 632 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.1%
2020 Citizenship
94.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.1% of Pershing County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Pershing County, NV was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pershing County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.24k ± 36
  2. White (Hispanic)
    683 ± 176
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    632 ± 218
24.5%
Hispanic Population
1.62k people

In 2020, there were 6.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.24k people) in Pershing County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 683 White (Hispanic) and 632 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.5% of the people in Pershing County, NV are hispanic (1.62k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pershing County, NV as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.65%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
636 people
9.31%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
616 people

As of 2020, 9.65% of Pershing County, NV residents (636 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pershing County, NV was 9.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    231 ± 142
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    77 ± 42
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    65 ± 42

Pershing County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Pershing County, NV employs 2.18k people. The largest industries in Pershing County, NV are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (442 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (291 people), and Construction (259 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($80,042), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($75,714), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,613).

Occupations

2.18k
2020 Value
± 364
5.07%
1 Year growth
± 22.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pershing County, NV grew at a rate of 5.07%, from 2.07k employees to 2.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pershing County, NV, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (401 people), Management Occupations (252 people), and Transportation Occupations (191 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pershing County, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.18k
2020 Value
± 364
5.07%
1 Year growth
± 22.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pershing County, NV grew at a rate of 5.07%, from 2.07k employees to 2.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pershing County, NV, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (442 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (291 people), and Construction (259 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pershing County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Pershing County, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$65,076
Median earning men ± $18,121
$23,027
Median earning women ± $3,905

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($87,417), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($79,063), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,532).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($79,000), Public Administration ($38,950), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,156).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nevada.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 29
    Manufacturing
  2. 22
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 20
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $11.8B
  2. $7.88B
  3. $5.77B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $11.8B, followed by Electronics ($7.88B) and Textiles/leather ($5.77B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$74.7B
2020 Value in Nevada
$145B
Projected 2050 Value in Nevada
94.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nevada trade was $74.7B. This is expected to increase 94.1% to $145B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nevada trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $17.5B
  2. $2.92B
  3. $2.88B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $17.5B, followed by Utah with $2.92B and New York and $2.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pershing County, NV went to Donald J. Trump with 74.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.6%), followed by Other (1.16%).

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.06% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.18% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (694k), Some college (608k), and Bachelors Degree (364k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Pershing County, NV was $114,400 in 2020, which is 0.498 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $113,000 to $114,400, a 1.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Pershing County, NV is 67.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Pershing County, NV have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pershing County, NV is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$114,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$23,195
$1,363
Median Property Taxes
±$237

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pershing County, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Pershing County, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.8%
Homeownership
2020
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 67.8% of the housing units in Pershing County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.8%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9601
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pershing County, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,074
Median Household Income
± $8,595
2.01k
Number of Households
± 307

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.01k households in Pershing County, NV grew to $57,074 from the previous year's value of $50,491.

The following chart displays the households in Pershing County, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pershing County, NV is from Nevada.
0.448
2020 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.448
2019 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2020, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.117% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.9%)
  2. Carpooled (14.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.28%)

In 2020, 72.9% of workers in Pershing County, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.2%) and those who worked at home (6.28%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pershing County, NV have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.11% of the workforce in Pershing County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pershing County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pershing County, NV have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pershing County, NV (453 out of 4.72k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pershing County, NV is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88% of the population of Pershing County, NV has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 18.2% on Medicare, 9.65% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Nevada was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Nevada, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nevada across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

12%
Uninsured
45.5%
Employer Coverage
13.3%
Medicaid
18.2%
Medicare
9.65%
Non-Group
1.34%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pershing County, NV grew by 1.72% from 11.8% to 12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pershing County, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 39.2% in Pershing County, NV.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Pershing County, NV.

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