Washoe County

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Washoe County, Nevada

PO Box 30083
Reno, NV 89520
Phone: (775) 328-3260
Fax: (775) 328-3582

On the western border of NV; original county; organized Nov 25, 1861 (prior to statehood); in 1883 annexed Roop County (called Lake County until 1862), which was also an original county. Name Origin: For the Washo or Washiu Indian tribe in northwestern NV and adjacent areas of CA. Their name has been translated as 'person,' 'tall bunch grass,' and 'rye grass.' The first seems most probable

Area (sq mi):: 6551.32 (land 6342.27; water 209.05) Population per square mile: 61.50
Population 2005: 389,872 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 14.80%; 1990-2000 33.30% Population 2000: 339,486 (White 73.00%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 16.60%; Asian 4.30%; Other 13.30%). Foreign born: 14.10%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $24,277; median household $45,815; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,100-$38,241
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Reno County seat (197,963)
  • Sparks (81,014)

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