Pershing County is located in northwestern Nevada. The County Seat is Lovelock and the largest city is Lovelock. The Official Web Site is located at http://pershingcounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,698 and the 2010 census population was 6,753. The land area is 6,036.56 square miles and there are 1.1 persons per square mile.
87.7% of the population is White, 4% is Black or African American, 22.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.3% is Asian, 4.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 78.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $138,100, there are 2,091 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,203, the median household income is $52,101, and 18% of the persons in Pershing County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 223. Retail sales (in $1000) were $43,044, and sales per capita were $6,751.
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