White Pine County is located in East-central Nevada. The County Seat is Ely and the largest city is Ely. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.whitepinecounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,034 and the 2010 census population was 10,030. The land area is 8,875.65 square miles and there are 1.1 persons per square mile.
87.2% of the population is White, 4.5% is Black or African American, 14.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% is Asian, 4.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 86% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $113,800, there are 3,357 households, an average of 2.74 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,435, the median household income is $48,586, and 12.9% of the persons in White Pine County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 893. Retail sales (in $1000) were $88,805, and sales per capita were $9,748.
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