Pershing County, NV

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2020 Population
6,591
0.363% 1-year decline
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.6
1.19% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.61%
20% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$57,074
13% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$114,400
1.24% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
2,177
5.07% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Pershing County, NV had a population of 6.59k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $57,074. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pershing County, NV declined from 6,615 to 6,591, a −0.363% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,491 to $57,074, a 13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pershing County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.4%), White (Hispanic) (10.4%), Other (Hispanic) (9.59%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.16%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%).

None of the households in Pershing County, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.1% of the residents in Pershing County, NV are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Pershing County, NV was $114,400, and the homeownership rate was 67.8%. Most people in Pershing County, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Pershing County, NV was 3 cars per household.

Diversity

Pershing County, NV is home to a population of 6.59k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.65% of Pershing County, NV residents were born outside of the country (636 people).

In 2020, there were 6.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.24k people) in Pershing County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 683 White (Hispanic) and 632 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pershing County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.24k ± 36
  2. White (Hispanic)
    683 ± 176
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    632 ± 218
24.5%
Hispanic Population
1.62k people

In 2020, there were 6.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.24k people) in Pershing County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 683 White (Hispanic) and 632 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.5% of the people in Pershing County, NV are hispanic (1.62k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pershing County, NV as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.65%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
636 people
9.31%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
616 people

As of 2020, 9.65% of Pershing County, NV residents (636 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pershing County, NV was 9.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.8
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Pershing County, NV was 42.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Pershing County, NV are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Pershing County, NV residents was 42.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    226,030 ± 11,229 people
  2. Philippines
    89,969 ± 7,254 people
  3. El Salvador
    24,231 ± 3,806 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 226,030 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 89,969 and El Salvador with 24,231.

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Citizenship

94.1%
2020 Citizenship
94.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.1% of Pershing County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Pershing County, NV was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    231 ± 142
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    77 ± 42
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    65 ± 42

Pershing County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Nevada, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Nevada (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nevada.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nevada across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Nevada have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,649. The income inequality in Nevada (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Pershing County, NV employs 2.18k people. The largest industries in Pershing County, NV are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (442 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (291 people), and Construction (259 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($80,042), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($75,714), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,613).

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,074
2020 value
± $8,595
13%
1 Year Growth
± 19.8%

Households in Pershing County, NV have a median annual income of $57,074, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,491 in 2019, which represents a 13% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$62,952
Average Male Salary in Nevada
± $2,064
$49,649
Average Female Salary in Nevada
± $1,645

In 2020, full-time male employees in Nevada made 1.27 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Nevada by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Nevada
  1. White
    $56,373 ± $1,716
  2. Asian
    $49,378 ± $3,748
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $42,304 ± $15,387

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nevada workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Nevada.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pershing County, NV is from Nevada.
0.448
2020 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.448
2019 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2020, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.117% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9601
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pershing County, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pershing County, NV (453 out of 4.72k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    348 ± 138
  2. Hispanic
    89 ± 98
  3. Other
    52 ± 101

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pershing County, NV is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.18k
2020 Value
± 364
5.07%
1 Year growth
± 22.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pershing County, NV grew at a rate of 5.07%, from 2.07k employees to 2.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pershing County, NV, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (401 people), Management Occupations (252 people), and Transportation Occupations (191 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pershing County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pershing County, NV, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (401 people), Management Occupations (252 people), and Transportation Occupations (191 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pershing County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.66 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.47 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pershing County, NV, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($80,385), Education Information, & Library Occupations ($74,712), and Management Occupations ($66,814).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.18k
2020 Value
± 364
5.07%
1 Year growth
± 22.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pershing County, NV grew at a rate of 5.07%, from 2.07k employees to 2.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pershing County, NV, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (442 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (291 people), and Construction (259 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pershing County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Pershing County, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Pershing County, NV, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (442 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (291 people), and Construction (259 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pershing County, NV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (42.4 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3 times), and Construction (1.78 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pershing County, NV, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($80,042), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($75,714), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,613).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $11.8B
  2. $7.88B
  3. $5.77B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $11.8B, followed by Electronics ($7.88B) and Textiles/leather ($5.77B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$74.7B
2020 Value in Nevada
$145B
Projected 2050 Value in Nevada
94.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nevada trade was $74.7B. This is expected to increase 94.1% to $145B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nevada trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $17.5B
  2. $2.92B
  3. $2.88B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $17.5B, followed by Utah with $2.92B and New York and $2.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pershing County, NV went to Donald J. Trump with 74.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.6%), followed by Other (1.16%). The most partisan county was Eureka County, NV with 88% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Pershing County, NV
74.6% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Nevada
  1. 88% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Nevada was Eureka County, NV with 88% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Nevada colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pershing County, NV was $114,400 in 2020, which is 0.498 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $113,000 to $114,400, a 1.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Pershing County, NV is 67.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Pershing County, NV have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pershing County, NV is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$114,400
2020 Median
± $23,195
$113,000
2019 Median
± $15,252

In 2020, the median property value in Pershing County, NV grew to to $114,400 from the previous year's value of $113,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pershing County, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pershing County, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,074
Median Household Income
± $8,595
2.01k
Number of Households
± 307

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.01k households in Pershing County, NV grew to $57,074 from the previous year's value of $50,491.

The following chart displays the households in Pershing County, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Pershing County, NV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pershing County, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.8%
2020 Homeownership
66.8%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 67.8% of the housing units in Pershing County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pershing County, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pershing County, NV have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.11% of the workforce in Pershing County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.9%)
  2. Carpooled (14.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.28%)

In 2020, 72.9% of workers in Pershing County, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.2%) and those who worked at home (6.28%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pershing County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pershing County, NV have 3 cars, followed by false.

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Health

88% of the population of Pershing County, NV has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 18.2% on Medicare, 9.65% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Nevada was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mineral County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.8%). Additionally, Pershing County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.2%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Nevada
$3,417
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,484
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,796
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nevada (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7%, from $6,275 to $6,714.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12%
Uninsured
45.5%
Employer Coverage
13.3%
Medicaid
18.2%
Medicare
9.65%
Non-Group
1.34%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pershing County, NV grew by 1.72% from 11.8% to 12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pershing County, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.8% prevalence
  2. 15.5% prevalence
  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mineral County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 17.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nevada by county over multiple years.

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