Pershing County NV Information


Pershing County Subdivisions

Pershing County NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,878
Population in Households 5,229
Population in Familes 4,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,649
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 2,109
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,434
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,399 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 710 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 468 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $142,802
Average Home Value $186,312


Median Household Income $55,730
Average Household Income $65,889
Per Capita Income $20,618
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.12%
Households 0.71% 0.29%
Families 0.67% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pershing County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pershing County to the other 17 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 41st
Population Density1 # 14 29th
Diversity Index2 # 8 59th
Median Household Income # 5 76th
Per Capita Income # 16 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.