Pershing County, NV

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Population

6,661

0.433% decline

Median Age

43.1


Median Household Income

$52,308

15.7% growth

Poverty Rate

15%


Number of Employees

2,211

4.29% growth

Median Property Value

$101,100

3.81% decline

About

In 2017, Pershing County, NV had a population of 6.66k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $52,308. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pershing County, NV declined from 6,690 to 6,661, a -0.433% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,192 to $52,308, a 15.7% increase.

The population of Pershing County, NV is 66.1% White Alone, 23.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.67% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Pershing County, NV speak a non-English language, and 93.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Pershing County, NV is $101,100, and the homeownership rate is 70.1%. Most people in Pershing County, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Pershing County, NV is 3 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Pershing County, NV employs 2.21k people. The largest industries in Pershing County, NV are Public Administration (334 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (295 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (287 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($82,852), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,231), and Utilities ($73,365).

Median household income in Pershing County, NV is $52,308. Males in Pershing County, NV have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,567. The income inequality in Pershing County, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,308

2017 value

± $8,717

15.7%

1 Year Growth

± 17.3%

Households in Pershing County, NV have a median annual income of $52,308, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,192 in 2016, which represents a 15.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,432

Average Male Salary

± $1,853

$44,567

Average Female Salary

± $1,392

In 2017, full-time male employees in Nevada made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $49,115 ± $1,406

  2. Asian

    $44,438 ± $3,305

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $39,307 ± $16,398

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nevada workers was White. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pershing County, NV is from Nevada.

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.441

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.688% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9601

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pershing County, NV was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $52,308, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pershing County, NV (709 out of 4.71k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 65 - 74.

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

    615 ± 161

  2. Hispanic

    203 ± 101

  3. Native American

    49 ± 63

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

2.21k

2017 Value

± 315

4.29%

1 Year growth

± 19.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pershing County, NV grew at a rate of 4.29%, from 2.12k employees to 2.21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pershing County, NV, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (263 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (217 people), and Management Occupations (210 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pershing County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pershing County, NV, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (263 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (217 people), and Management Occupations (210 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pershing County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.64 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.61 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pershing County, NV, by median earnings, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($70,161), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($69,241), and Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($65,083).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.21k

2017 Value

± 315

4.29%

1 Year growth

± 19.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pershing County, NV grew at a rate of 4.29%, from 2.12k employees to 2.21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pershing County, NV, are Public Administration (334 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (295 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (287 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Pershing County, NV, by number of employees, are Public Administration (334 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (295 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (287 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pershing County, NV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (24.7 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11 times), and Public Administration (3.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pershing County, NV, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($82,852), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,231), and Utilities ($73,365).

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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. $16B

  2. $8.39B

  3. $6.48B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $16B, followed by Mixed freight ($8.39B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($6.48B).

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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$75B

2015 Value

$113B

Projected 2045 Value

51.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nevada trade was $75B. This is expected to increase 51.3% to $113B 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. $19.2B

  2. $6.44B

  3. $3.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $19.2B, followed by Utah with $6.44B and Arizona and $3.88B.

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

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Health

83.5% of the population of Pershing County, NV has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.15% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Pershing County, NV see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3280 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2187 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Lyon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pershing County, NV see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

16.5%

Uninsured

42%

Employer Coverage

11.7%

Medicaid

15.5%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

1.15%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pershing County, NV declined by 5.43% from 17.5% to 16.5%.

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 Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 12.4% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 13.1%.

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

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Diversity

Pershing County, NV is home to a population of 6.66k people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.7% of Pershing County, NV residents were born outside of the country (710 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Pershing County, NV is composed of 4.4k White Alone residents (66.1%), 1.59k Hispanic or Latino residents (23.8%), 311 Black or African American Alone residents (4.67%), 184 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.76%), 87 Asian Alone residents (1.31%), 56 Two or More Races residents (0.841%), 30 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.45%), and 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.045%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Pershing County, NV are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pershing County, NV was 43.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Pershing County, NV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Pershing County, NV residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

710 people

11.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

769 people

As of 2017, 10.7% of Pershing County, NV residents (710 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pershing County, NV was 11.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    227,319 ± 11,235 people

  2. Philippines

    82,777 ± 6,962 people

  3. El Salvador

    25,589 ± 3,910 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 227,319 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 82,777 and El Salvador with 25,589.

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Citizenship

93.7%

2017 Citizenship

93.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.7% of Pershing County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pershing County, NV was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.4k ± 8

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.59k ± 247

  3. Black or African American Alone

    311 ± 109

In 2017, there were 2.78 times more White Alone residents (4.4k people) in Pershing County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.59k Hispanic or Latino and 311 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Pershing County, NV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Pershing County, NV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Pershing County, NV was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Pershing County, NV are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    251 ± 91

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    134 ± 51

  3. Korea

    55 ± 54

Pershing County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pershing County, NV was $101,100 in 2017, which is 0.465 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $105,100 to $101,100, a 3.81% decrease. The homeownership rate in Pershing County, NV is 70.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pershing County, NV have an average commute time of 15.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pershing County, NV is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,308

Median Household Income

± $8,717

2.02k

Number of Households

± 298

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.02k households in Pershing County, NV grew to $52,308 from the previous year's value of $45,192.

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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Housing

Property Value

$101,100

2017 Median

± $18,295

$105,100

2016 Median

± $15,745

In 2017, the median property value in Pershing County, NV declined from to $101,100 from the previous year's value of $105,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pershing 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 Pershing County, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Pershing County, NV 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.

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Rent vs Own

70.1%

2017 Homeownership

67.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.1% of the housing units in Pershing County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.2%.

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

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Transportation

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, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

15.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pershing County, NV have a shorter commute time (15.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.98% of the workforce in Pershing County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.4%

  2. Carpooled

    13.4%

  3. Walked

    5.58%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Pershing County, NV was Drove Alone (74.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.4%) and those who Walked (5.58%).

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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