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Mineral County, NV
The county was named for the rich veins of ore found here

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Mineral County is one of 17 counties in Nevada. The estimated population in 2004 was 4,912. This was a decrease of  -3.14% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$32,891
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mineral County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Mineral County was $23,495. This was an increase of 8.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 76% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hawthorne
Census 2000 highlights: County ranked highest in the state for percentage of people age 65 or older (19.8%)

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14% of Mineral County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mineral County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries in Mineral County include Candelaria Cemetery, Mina Cemetery, Rawhide Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Mineral County include Aurora, Hawthorne, Mina, Schurz ... View communities

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School districts in Mineral County include Mineral County Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Mineral County include Mina-Lunig Community Library, Mineral County Library ... View libraries

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Mineral County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mineral County political report.

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Hotels in Mineral County include Best Inn & Suites

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