Storey County

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Storey County, Nevada

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Virginia City, NV 89440
Phone: (775) 847-0968
Fax: (775) 847-0949

In southwestern NV, east of Reno; original county; organized Nov 25, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Capt. Edward Faris Storey (?-1860), army officer killed by Paiute Indians at Pyramid Lake

Area (sq mi):: 263.80 (land 263.45; water 0.34) Population per square mile: 15.50
Population 2005: 4,074 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 19.90%; 1990-2000 34.60% Population 2000: 3,399 (White 90.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.10%; Asian 1.00%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 44.50
Income 2000: per capita $23,642; median household $45,490; Population below poverty level: 5.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,266-$29,105
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 29.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 80.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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