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The 2000 Census showed that White Pine County had a population of 9,181 people. This represented 0.46% of the total population of Nevada, making it the state's 9th most populous county (out of 17 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, White Pine had a population of 9,188 people.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201010,030+9.25%+9.16% since 2009
20089,136-0.49%+0.29% since 2007
20079,110-0.77%+0.46% since 2006
20069,068-1.23%+3.05% since 2005
20058,800-4.15%+4.38% since 2004
20048,431-8.17%-0.15% since 2003
20038,444-8.03%-1.32% since 2002
20028,557-6.8%-1.43% since 2001
20018,681-5.45%-5.45% since 2000
20009,181The Last Census

White Pine County had 4,439 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that White Pine County has a total area<3> of 8,896 square miles [23,042 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (20.62 square miles [53.4 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, White Pine County had a population density of 1.03 people per square mile [0.4 people/km²], making it the state's 8th most densely populated county (out of 17 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to White Pine County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between White Pine and the state of Nevada.

Click here for the White Pine County QuickFact (QF-32033).

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of White Pine County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
ElkoQF-32007   N47,89645,2915.75%
EurekaQF-32011   NW1,7071,6513.39%
LincolnQF-32017   S4,7944,16515.1%
NyeQF-32023   SW44,23432,48536.17%
Juab (UT)QF-49023   E10,2448,23824.35%
Millard (UT)QF-49027   E12,27612,405-1.04%
Tooele (UT)QF-49045   NE58,33540,73543.21%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of White Pine. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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