Lander County is located in central Nevada. The County Seat is Battle Mountain and the largest city is Battle Mountain. The Official Web Site is located at http://landercountynv.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,009 and the 2010 census population was 5,775. The land area is 5,490.11 square miles and there are 1.1 persons per square mile.
90.9% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 23.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 5.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 81.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 12% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $103,300, there are 2,010 households, an average of 2.87 persons per household. The per capita income is $29,800, the median household income is $72,742, and 9.3% of the persons in Lander County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 261. Retail sales (in $1000) were $54,981, and sales per capita were $10,812. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.5%.
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