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Nevada




Elko County, Nevada

   People QuickFactsElko CountyNevada
Population, 2005 estimate 45,5702,414,807
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 0.6%20.8%
Population, 2000 45,2911,998,257
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.7%7.2%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 29.6%25.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 7.3%11.3%
Female persons, percent, 2005 48.3%49.1%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)91.4%82.0%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.9%7.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)5.6%1.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.9%5.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.5%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.2%2.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)21.7%23.5%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 70.9%60.0%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 47.6%37.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 10.2%15.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 20.0%23.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 79.1%80.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 14.8%18.2%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 6,635375,910
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 25.223.3
 
Housing units, 2005 19,0661,019,427
Homeownership rate, 2000 69.9%60.9%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 16.1%32.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $123,100$142,000
 
Households, 2000 15,638751,165
Persons per household, 2000 2.852.62
Median household income, 2003 $49,594$45,249
Per capita money income, 1999 $18,482$21,989
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 9.8%11.0%
   Business QuickFactsElko CountyNevada
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 99055,8531
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 16,3541,022,0111
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -0.8%13.2%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 2,204151,875
 
Total number of firms, 2002 2,919169,505
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.1%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA5.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.2%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 4.5%5.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 28.1%28.1%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA8,466,212
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D16,513,814
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 423,06126,999,899
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $9,485$12,452
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 325,06719,537,592
Building permits, 2005 19847,728
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 160,38712,769,4131
   Geography QuickFactsElko CountyNevada
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 17,179109,825
Persons per square mile, 2000 2.618.2
FIPS Code 00732
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Elko, NV Micro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:05:30 EST

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