Eureka County

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Eureka County, Nevada

PO Box 677
Eureka, NV 89316
Phone: (775) 237-5262
Fax: (775) 237-6015
www.co.eureka.nv.us

In east-central NV; organized Mar 1, 1873 from Lander County. Name Origin: For the Eureka Mining District, from Greek 'I have found it.'

Area (sq mi):: 4179.96 (land 4175.68; water 4.28) Population per square mile: 0.30
Population 2005: 1,428 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 -13.50%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 1,651 (White 84.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 9.60%; Asian 0.80%; Other 9.60%). Foreign born: 7.80%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,629; median household $41,417; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,284-$25,830
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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