Pershing County Information

Pershing in Nevada occupies 6,068 square miles and has a 2006 population of 6,414, a change from a 2000 population of 6,693 and 4,336 in 1990. 15.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.2% percent is 25-35, and 18% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 58 acts of violent crime reported in Pershing in 2004, a change from 30 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 126 people: 5.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.4%.

Read more about Pershing, Nevada in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyPershing 
StateNevada 
Land Area6,068 sq. milesRanked 63 of 3,140
Population 20066,414Ranked 2,736 of 3,140
Population 20056,390 
Population 20006,693Ranked 2,718 of 3,140
Population 19904,336Ranked 2,889 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion89.5% 
African American5.8% 
Asian American.8% 
Native American3% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 54.1% 
Population 5 to 1413.5% 
Population 15 to 2415.6% 
Population 25 to 3415.2% 
Population 35 to 4418% 
Population 45 to 5414.1% 
Population 55 to 6410.6% 
Population 65 to 745.4% 
Population 75 and up3.5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes5830
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes7 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults50 
Total Property Crimes161127
Burglaries77 
Larceny Thefts73 
Motor Vehicle Thefts11 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population2,4402,553
Unemployed Population126113
Unemployment Rate5.2%4.4%

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