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Elko County, Nevada Facts

Facts
State Nevada
Land area 17,169.8 square miles
Population Density 2.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 52,384
Population change 7.3%
Under 5 years of age 7.3%
Under 18 28.1%
65 and over 9.1%
Females 47.9%
White 89
Hispanic or Latino of any race 23.7
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 1.4%
Native American 6%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.4%
Veterans 4,038
Households and Housing
Households 17,599
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 86%
Median household income $70,238
The per capita income $28,358
Live below the poverty line. 8.8%
housing units 20,060
Multi-unit structures 16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $184,300
Residents owning their homes. 70.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,947
Women-owned firms 28%
Asian-owned firms 2.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 1.4%
Native American-owned firms 2%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $791,435
Retail sales per capita $16,842
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0