Nevada White Pine County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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Street Address: 950 Campton Street, Ely, NV 89301
Phone Number: (775) 289-3737 White Pine 30,646 22,980

Street Address: 950 Campton Street, Ely, NV 89301
Phone Number: (775) 289-3737 White Pine N/A N/A

Overview of White Pine County, Nevada

White Pine County is a county located in the state of Nevada. As of 2000, the population is 9,181. Its county seat is Ely. It is the home of Great Basin National Park. The name derives from White Pine, an old name for the Limber Pine, a common tree in the county’s mountains.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 23,042 km² (8,897 mi²). 22,989 km² (8,876 mi²) of it is land and 53 km² (21 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.23% water.


From the late nineteenth century until near the end of the twentieth century, the major industry was mining the region’s deposits of copper, silver, and gold. The most notable of these operations included a series of open-pit copper mines near the town of Ruth, and a copper smelter in McGill, run by the Kennecott Copper Corporation.


As of the census of 2000, there are 9,181 people, 3,282 households, and 2,159 families residing in the county. The population density is 0.40/km² (1.0/mi²). There are 4,439 housing units at an average density of 0.19/km² (0.50/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 86.35% White, 4.14% Black or African American, 3.29% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 3.09% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. 10.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,282 households out of which 31.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.80% are married couples living together, 9.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.20% are non-families. 29.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 29.90% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 128.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 138.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,688, and the median income for a family is $44,136. Males have a median income of $36,083 versus $26,425 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,309. 11.00% of the population and 10.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.80% of those under the age of 18 and 7.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, White Pine County, Nevada has the following cities and towns:

  • Ely
  • McGill

Map of White Pine County Nevada