Eureka County, NV

County

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Population
1,830
5.9% 1-year growth
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
Median Age
47.3

Poverty Rate
7.73%

Median Household Income
$77,625
15.6% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$84,400
1.56% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
961
6.31% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Eureka County, NV had a population of 1.83k people with a median age of 47.3 and a median household income of $77,625. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Eureka County, NV grew from 1,728 to 1,830, a 5.9% increase and its median household income grew from $67,159 to $77,625, a 15.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Eureka County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.12%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.25%), Other (Hispanic) (0.437%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.0546%). 0% of the households in Eureka County, NV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.1% of the residents in Eureka County, NV are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Eureka County, NV was $84,400, and the homeownership rate was 73.2%. Most people in Eureka County, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Eureka County, NV was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Nevada (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Nevada. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Eureka County, NV went to Donald J. Trump with 84.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (8.67%), followed by Other (6.67%). The most partisan county was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Eureka County, NV
84.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Nevada
  1. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Nevada was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Nevada colored by their party leaning.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Diversity

Eureka County, NV is home to a population of 1.83k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.2% of Eureka County, NV residents were born outside of the country (22 people).

In 2018, there were 14.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.61k people) in Eureka County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 112 White (Hispanic) and 96 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Eureka County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.61k ± 172
  2. White (Hispanic)
    112 ± 90
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    96 ± 82
6.56%
Hispanic Population
120 people

In 2018, there were 14.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.61k people) in Eureka County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 112 White (Hispanic) and 96 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.56% of the people in Eureka County, NV are hispanic (120 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
22 people
1.22%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
21 people

As of 2018, 1.2% of Eureka County, NV residents (22 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Eureka County, NV was 1.22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

47
Median Native-Born Age
± 5.9
56
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 16.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Eureka County, NV was 47.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Eureka County, NV are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Eureka County, NV residents was 47.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    225,147 ± 11,200 people
  2. Philippines
    87,702 ± 7,163 people
  3. El Salvador
    26,538 ± 3,982 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 225,147 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 87,702 and El Salvador with 26,538.

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Citizenship

99.1%
2018 Citizenship
99.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.1% of Eureka County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Eureka County, NV was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    84 ± 52
  2. World War II
    26 ± 43
  3. Korea
    21 ± 36

Eureka County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Eureka County, NV is $77,625. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Eureka County, NV was Census Tract 1 with a value of $77,625, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Nevada have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,024. The income inequality in Nevada (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Eureka County, NV employs 961 people. The largest industries in Eureka County, NV are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (269 people), Public Administration (169 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (112 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($115,658), Utilities ($115,658), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($75,486).

Wages

Median Household Income

$77,625
2018 value
± $23,084
15.6%
1 Year Growth
± 46.2%

Households in Eureka County, NV have a median annual income of $77,625, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $67,159 in 2017, which represents a 15.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,636
Average Male Salary in Nevada
± $2,040
$48,024
Average Female Salary in Nevada
± $1,554

In 2019, full-time male employees in Nevada made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Nevada by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Nevada
  1. White
    $53,994 ± $1,609
  2. Asian
    $47,565 ± $3,669
  3. Two or More Races
    $40,897 ± $4,644

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nevada workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Nevada.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Nevada by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Eureka County, NV is from Nevada.
0.448
2019 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.446
2018 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2019, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.412% growth from 2018 to 2019, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Eureka County, NV was Census Tract 1 with a value of $77,625, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Eureka County, NV (141 out of 1.83k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 75+, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    141 ± 99
  2. Black
    0 ± 61
  3. Native American
    0 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Eureka County, NV is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

961
2018 Value
± 202
6.31%
1 Year growth
± 28.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Eureka County, NV grew at a rate of 6.31%, from 904 employees to 961 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Eureka County, NV, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (141 people), Management Occupations (123 people), and Production Occupations (119 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Eureka County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Eureka County, NV, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (141 people), Management Occupations (123 people), and Production Occupations (119 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Eureka County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.2 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (6.04 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.92 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Eureka County, NV, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,556), Protective Service Occupations ($80,185), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($72,813).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

961
2018 Value
± 202
6.31%
1 Year growth
± 28.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Eureka County, NV grew at a rate of 6.31%, from 904 employees to 961 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Eureka County, NV, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (269 people), Public Administration (169 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (112 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Eureka County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Eureka County, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Eureka County, NV, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (269 people), Public Administration (169 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (112 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Eureka County, NV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (53.5 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.68 times), and Utilities (5.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Eureka County, NV, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($115,658), Utilities ($115,658), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($75,486).

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Domestic Trade

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. $14.5B
  2. $13.3B
  3. $8.26B

In 2018, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $14.5B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($13.3B) and Mixed freight ($8.26B).

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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$82.8B
2018 Value in Nevada
$156B
Projected 2045 Value in Nevada
88.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Nevada trade was $82.8B. This is expected to increase 88.2% to $156B by 2045.

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. $21.8B
  2. $8.61B
  3. $3.89B

In 2018, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.8B, followed by Utah with $8.61B and Arizona and $3.89B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Eureka County, NV was $84,400 in 2018, which is 0.367 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $83,100 to $84,400, a 1.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Eureka County, NV is 73.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Eureka County, NV have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Eureka County, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$84,400
2018 Median
± $27,723
$83,100
2017 Median
± $15,885

In 2018, the median property value in Eureka County, NV grew to to $84,400 from the previous year's value of $83,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Eureka County, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Eureka County, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Household Income

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$77,625
Median Household Income
± $23,084
750
Number of Households
± 167

In 2018, the median household income of the 750 households in Eureka County, NV grew to $77,625 from the previous year's value of $67,159.

The following chart displays the households in Eureka 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Eureka County, NV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Eureka County, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.2%
2018 Homeownership
69%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 73.2% of the housing units in Eureka County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Eureka County, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Eureka County, NV have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.23% of the workforce in Eureka County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (56.5%)
  2. Walked (17.5%)
  3. Carpooled (13.8%)

In 2018, 56.5% of workers in Eureka County, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (17.5%) and those who carpooled to work (13.8%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Eureka County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Eureka County, NV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

90.4% of the population of Eureka County, NV has health coverage, with 60.5% on employee plans, 4.44% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 9.32% on non-group plans, and 2.52% 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).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mineral County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.8%). Additionally, Pershing County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.2%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Nevada
$3,417
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,484
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,796
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nevada (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7%, from $6,275 to $6,714.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.59%
Uninsured
60.5%
Employer Coverage
4.44%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
9.32%
Non-Group
2.52%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Eureka County, NV declined by 29.7% from 13.6% to 9.59%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.8% prevalence
  2. 15.5% prevalence
  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mineral County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 17.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nevada by county over multiple years.

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