NEVADA STATE LEGISLATURE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU

 

March 13, 2001

 

 

 

                       

 

 

REDISTRICTING FACT SHEET NO. 1

 

 

 

 

 

POPULATION OF COUNTIES IN NEVADA

1990 AND 2000

COUNTY

2000

Population

Percent of

State Total

 

1990

Population

Percent of

State Total

 

Percent

Change

Carson City                                                                              

           52,457

2.63%

 

      40,443

3.37%

 

29.71%

Churchill County                                                                         

           23,982

1.20%

 

      17,938

1.49%

 

33.69%

Clark County                                                                             

       1,375,765

68.85%

 

    741,459

61.69%

 

85.55%

Douglas County                                                                           

           41,259

2.06%

 

      27,637

2.30%

 

49.29%

Elko County                                                                              

           45,291

2.27%

 

      33,530

2.79%

 

35.08%

Esmeralda County                                                                          

               971

0.05%

 

        1,344

0.11%

 

-27.75%

Eureka County                                                                            

             1,651

0.08%

 

        1,547

0.13%

 

6.72%

Humboldt County                                                                           

           16,106

0.81%

 

      12,844

1.07%

 

25.40%

Lander County                                                                            

             5,794

0.29%

 

        6,266

0.52%

 

-7.53%

Lincoln County                                                                            

             4,165

0.21%

 

        3,775

0.31%

 

10.33%

Lyon County                                                                              

           34,501

1.73%

 

      20,001

1.66%

 

72.50%

Mineral County                                                                            

             5,071

0.25%

 

        6,475

0.54%

 

-21.68%

Nye County                                                                               

           32,485

1.63%

 

      17,781

1.48%

 

82.70%

Pershing County                                                                           

             6,693

0.33%

 

        4,336

0.36%

 

54.36%

Storey County                                                                            

             3,399

0.17%

 

        2,526

0.21%

 

34.56%

Washoe County                                                                             

         339,486

16.99%

 

    254,667

21.19%

 

33.31%

White Pine County                                                                        

             9,181

0.46%

 

        9,264

0.77%

 

-0.90%

TOTAL

       1,998,257

100.00%

 

 1,201,833

100.00%

 

 

 

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 Census and 2000 Census.

 

 

 

 

 

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