Economic Development

Pershing County Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
6,714*
-0.56%
2013
6,752
0.67%
2012
6,707
-0.20%
2011
6,720
0.25%
2010
6,703
5.90%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates, *Nevada State Demographer, estimate

Return to TopGender Composition

Year Est Population Male Female
# % # %
2013
6,752
4,414 65.4 2,338 34.6
2012
6,707
4,371 65.2 2,336 34.8
2011
6,720
4,292 63.9 2,428 36.1
2010
6,703
4,355 65.0 2,348 35.0
2009
6,329
3,965 62.6 2,364 37.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopAge Distribution

Year Est Population Median Age Under 14 15 to 19 20 to 24
# % # % # %
2013
6,752
40.4
1,078 16.0 309 4.6 346 5.1
2012
6,707
39.9
1,012 15.1 370 5.5 340 5.1
2011
6,720
40.4
1,078 16.0 302 4.5 254 3.8
2010
6,703
40.0
1,083 16.2 332 5.0 179 2.7
2009
6,329
39.0
990 15.6 402 6.4 249 3.9
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013
6,752
1,012 15.0 1,171 17.3 1,108 16.4 1,728 25.6
2012
6,707
932 13.9 1,221 18.2 1,147 17.1 1,685 25.1
2011
6,720
981 14.6 1,227 18.3 1,187 17.7 1,691 25.2
2010
6,703
933 13.9 1,491 22.2 1,108 16.5 1,577 23.5
2009
6,329
950 15.0 1,333 21.1 994 15.7 1,411 22.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
6,703
1,250 18.6 867 12.9
2009
6,329
1,396 22.1 1,098 17.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, *U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopRace/Ethnic Origin

Year Est Population White Black American Indian/Alaskan
# % # % # %
2013
6,752
5,769 85.4 308 4.6 391 5.8
2012
6,707
5,936 88.5 337 5.0 334 5.0
2011
6,720
5,879 87.5 384 5.7 309 4.6
2010
6,703
5,843 87.2 397 5.9 297 4.4
2009
6,329
5,526 87.3 388 6.1 299 4.7
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013
6,752
84 1.2 1,524 22.6 442 6.5
2012
6,707
89 1.3 1,508 22.5 263 3.9
2011
6,720
100 1.5 1,451 21.6 304 4.5
2010
6,703
127 1.9 1,414 21.1 386 5.8
2009
6,329
142 2.2 1,325 20.9 276 4.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates
In combination with one or more of the other races listed.  The six numbers may add to more than the total population, and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.

Return to TopIncome

Year Per Capita Income Median Household Income Median Family Income
2013
$18,203
$52,101
$56,250
2012
$17,238
$51,094
$57,668
2011
$18,741
$56,473
$63,622
2010
$17,519
$56,491
$61,410
2009
$16,052
$53,042
$56,387

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

Household Income
Year Total Households $0 to $14,999 $15,000 to $24,999 $25,000 to $34,999 $35,000 to $49,999
# % # % # % # %
2013
2,091
210 10.0 354 16.9 228 10.9 214 10.2
2012
2,062
153 7.4 353 17.1 221 10.7 290 14.1
2011
2,062
184 8.9 308 14.9 132 6.4 273 13.2
2010
1,980
166 8.4 314 15.9 187 9.4 249 12.6
2009
1,925
206 10.7 239 12.4 234 12.2 244 12.7
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013
2,091
476 22.8 244 11.7 365 17.5
2012
2,062
507 24.6 286 13.9 252 12.2
2011
2,062
562 27.3 292 14.2 311 15.1
2010
1,980
502 25.4 341 17.2 221 11.2
2009
1,925
565 29.4 268 13.9 169 8.8

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

 

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Educational Attainment

Year Population 25+ < 9th 9th-12th
no diploma
High School Diploma Some College
no diploma
# % # % # % # %
2013
5,019
341 6.8 717 14.3 1,844 36.7 1,309 26.1
2012
4,985
274 5.5 701 14.1 1,905 38.2 1,249 25.1
2011
5,086
253 5.0 736 14.5 1,852 36.4 1,295 25.5
2010
5,109
334 6.5 719 14.1 1,808 35.4 1,269 24.8
2009
4,688
318 6.8 706 15.1 1,661 35.4 1,162 24.8
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013
5,019
283 5.6 342 6.8 183 3.6
2012
4,985
308 6.2 403 8.1 145 2.9
2011
5,086
319 6.3 427 8.4 204 4.0
2010
5,109
345 6.8 450 8.8 184 3.6
2009
4,688
300 6.4 342 7.3 199 4.2

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Social Characteristics