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Nevada County, California

201 Church St Suite 5
Nevada City, CA 95959
Phone: (530) 265-1293
www.co.nevada.ca.us

On NE border of CA and NV; organized Apr 25, 1851 from Yuba County. Name Origin: For Nevada City, named for the Sierra Nevada range, from the Spanish words meaning 'snow-covered mountain range.'

Area (sq mi):: 974.49 (land 957.61; water 16.88) Population per square mile: 102.70
Population 2005: 98,394 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 6.90%; 1990-2000 17.20% Population 2000: 92,033 (White 90.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.80%; Other 5.50%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 43.10
Income 2000: per capita $24,007; median household $45,864; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,544-$31,737
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Truckee (15,451)
  • Grass Valley (11,986)

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    Nevada County, Arkansas

    PO Box 621
    Prescott, AR 71857
    Phone: (870) 887-2710
    Fax: (870) 887-5795

    In southwestern AR, northeast of Texarkana; organized Mar 20, 1871 from Hempstead County. Name Origin: In reference to the state of Nevada. Possibly because the outline of the county, viewed upside down, roughly resembles that of Nevada

    Area (sq mi):: 620.78 (land 619.95; water 0.83) Population per square mile: 15.40
    Population 2005: 9,550 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 9,955 (White 66.50%; Black or African American 31.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 37.70
    Income 2000: per capita $14,184; median household $26,962; Population below poverty level: 22.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,872-$21,118
    Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    A second species, Branneria bonoculus was described recently by Shear (2003) from a single male taken in February 1977 from an indeterminate site in Nevada County, Arkansas.

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