Churchill County, Nevada

Churchill County, Nevada
Churchill County Courthouse
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Churchill County is in west central Nevada. The Stillwater and Fallon National Wildlife Refuges are here. The county was named for a hero of the Mexican-American War: Brevet Brigadier General Sylvester Churchill (1783-1862). There's 4,929 square miles of agricultural land, desert, mountains and valleys in Churchill County, plus another 94 square miles of water. Also in Churchill County is the Fallon Naval Air Station, home of the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center and TOPGUN. The county seat is Fallon.

Fast Facts about Churchill County, Nevada
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 79.9%
Hispanic: 8.7%
African-American: 1.6%
Native American: 6.0%
Other: 3.2%
Two or More Races: 3.3%
Filipino: 1.9%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 70%
Government Sector: 22%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 7%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 5 People per Square Mile
2009 Cost of Living Index for Churchill County: 87.1
2009 Estimates:
Population: 24,897
Males: 12,498
Females: 12,399
Median Resident Age: 34.7 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $51,591
Estimated Median Home Value: $227,494
Major Industries:
Construction, Government, Educational Services, Health Care, Lodging & Food Services, Entertainment & Recreation, Retail Services, Mining, Professional Services, Metal & Metal Products, Agriculture logo
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